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What is a YAP?

A YAP is a Young Artist Program, a vocational training course for promising young opera singers, usually bridging the gap between college and the opera industry.

Are YAPs paid?

There are variety of programs, both paid and unpaid, with differing employment periods.

What territories does the YAP Calendar cover?

The Opera Stage’s YAP Calendar has worldwide coverage, with the majority being in the United States, Europe and the UK.

What sort of information is included in The Opera Stage’s YAP Calendar?

The calendar is organised by application deadlines for each YAP, allowing you to keep an eye on what is coming up. Selecting each entry displays further information for each individual program.

Does the calendar have more features?

Yes. Alongside the calendar display we have a YAP Rolling List which features all Young Artist Programs which have rolling application deadlines.

Will the YAP Calendar cost me anything to access?

No. As soon as you Register as a Basic Member (Free) you will have full access to the YAP Calendar on The Opera Stage site.

We are a YAP (Young Artist Program) in the United States, Europe, the UK or elsewhere. How can we contact you to add our information?

We would love to list your information for free. Click the Post a Job link on the bottom of the page to contact us and we will upload your information.

Our free Yap Calendar