Opera performance with orchestra and conductor

Name and place of institution

University College of Opera – Stockholm University of the Arts, Sweden

Periods of the EOA module in 2017-2018

Spring term: 15 January 2018 – 02 June 2018

Available within ERASMUS exchange.

Description of the module

The aim of this module is for vocal students to work on performing a role and learn to co-operate with conductors, directors and other professional groups through actual performances.

The students will participate in the creation of short performances with a conductor, director and small orchestra, with simple choreography, costume and lighting.

Instruction takes place in a group and takes the form of an exercise production with a director. Students work on a performance with teachers from various disciplines gathered in one project.

Upon completion of this module students should be able to:

  • work with maintained independence with a conductor, director and orchestra
  • use and relate to masks, costumes, lighting and stage design
  • discuss and problematize their own artistic attitude in relation to other professional groups

Speciality of this module in comparison with other courses in Europe

The Stockholm University of the Arts has educations in all performing arts related professions: scenography, costume, masque, light design, directing.

Names of the Professors of this module

Stina Ancker and Christine Morgan.

Possible extras in addition to the module

Stockholm is a culturally interesting and beautiful city. There is the Royal Opera and the more alternative Folkoperan. The University of the Arts is a great environment for all performing arts.

Number of EOA students

Min. 1 students / max. 2 students.

Number of teaching/production hours of the EOA module

Dependant on work process.

Number of ECTS credits within Master's accreditation


Duration of the Module

3 months

Entrance examination

Application deadline: September 15th 2017.
Open for all voices.

University College of Opera would like to have good quality video/audio links of recent recordings. Minimum two pieces and a total length of 20 minutes as well as CV, reachable on their website (linked from the EOA website).

Additional information: studieinfo.opera@uniarts.se

Description of the final examination

Students are assessed regarding achievement of the intended learning outcomes through their reports on the audience-watched performance and a subsequent discussion in the group reflecting on how performing a role is influenced by and interacts with other professional groups in a production.

Total expenses of the EOA module per student

Module is available within ERASMUS exchange

Non European residents may contact studieinfo.opera@uniarts.se for further financial details and information.

Module type: Training
Academy of music: Stockholm
Period: spring

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