2019–2020 Season Announced
(dates, times and repertoire subject to change)
Susannah - Carlisle Floyd
November 1, 2, 3, 2019
Carousel - Rodgers and Hammerstein
February 28, 29 and March 1, 2020
Drayton Hall Theatre
The Lanny and Sidney Palmer One Act Series
Music & Concept by Laura Kaminsky
Libretto by Mark Campbell & Kimberly Reed
April 18 and 19, 2020
School of Music Recital Hall
Auditions are open to all University of South Carolina students, faculty and the Midlands
Round 1 for the season - May 2
4:30–6:30 p.m. Room 040.
Requirements: 2 pieces – one must be in English (aria or musical theatre). Be prepared
for a cold reading.
Sign up sheet posted on April 23 outside of 040.
Purchase tickets online or at the door.
Please note that online sales end at 3 p.m. on opening day. After that you may purchase at the
door one hour before show.
Adult: $25; seniors/USC faculty & staff/military: $20; student with ID & children:
About Opera at USC
Opera at USC offers a truly comprehensive program for both graduate and undergraduate
students, covering every facet of opera production, both on stage and behind the scenes.
Singers, directors, pianists, conductors, marketing and public relations students
and theatrical technicians get expert teaching and intensive hands-on experience in
their respective crafts.
Opera at USC is one of only a handful of colleges and universities nationwide that
offers special training and practice for aspiring opera stage directors. You can gain
abundant practical stage experience by participating in the operas either onstage
Opera at USC presents two fully staged operas with orchestra each year and also presents
an evening of One-Act Operas, often with a graduate stage director. Roles are open
to undergraduates and graduates.
Master classes conducted by international opera singers, conductors, coaches and directors are held
Voice faculty and the choral department work closely together with Opera at USC on
many projects. Learn more about the choral ensembles and the vocal studies area.
See photos from our past seasons.