OPERA America is the national, nonprofit service organization for opera. Established in 1970, OPERA
America leads and serves the entire opera community in supporting the creation, presentation and
enjoyment of opera. Drawing on expertise from within and beyond the field, OPERA America provides
members with essential tools to increase the level of creativity, excellence, effectiveness and relevance
of opera and opera companies across the country. A broad range of artistic, administrative and educational
services address the specific needs of artists, opera company staff, trustees and volunteers.
To learn more, visit operaamerica.org.
OPERA America’s National Opera Center
Built specifically for the opera industry by OPERA America, the new National Opera Center in New
York combines outstanding space and equipment with professional services developed over more than
40 years of serving the field. The National Opera Center responds to the critical need across the field
for suitable audition and recording facilities in New York City. Specially-equipped rooms facilitate coproduction
meetings, design presentations and professional development activities, as well as a wide
range of artistic work – from vocal coachings and master classes to readings of new operas. State-ofthe-
art electronic media technology for streaming and video conferencing overcomes the barrier of
geography, making the National Opera Center the heart of an industry that is widely dispersed, yet
highly collaborative. For more information, visit operaamerica.org/operacenter.