Kurt Weill Foundation
New York, NY 10003
Now accepting applications for the 2022 Lotte Lenya Competition
A singing competition unlike any other, in which acting counts as much as vocal talent. The Lotte Lenya Competition welcomes talented singer/actors of all nationalities, ages 19-32, to show they can ‘do it all’ by bringing to life four contrasting theatrical pieces. Total competition prizes exceed $75,000; individual prizes range from $500 (semi-finals) to $20,000 (finals).
Preliminary round prizes include:
· Emerging Talent Awards, for contestants ages 19-23 who demonstrate enormous potential ($500)
· Grace Keagy Award for outstanding vocal promise ($500)
· $1,000 prize for an outstanding performance of a selection from the Lenya Competition Songbook.
Application and video audition deadline: January 19th, 2022. For performers ages 19-32 (born after May 6, 1989 and before January 20, 2003). Find full guidelines, resources for contestants and online application form at www.kwf.org/LLC.
Semifinals: 10, 11 March 2022, New York, NY, USA
Finals: 6 May 2022, New York, NY, USA.
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