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Thank you for voting in the first ever Fantasy Opera Draft! Voting is now closed.
To hear our final season lineup announcement, watch our Final Lineup announcement:

Welcome to Fantasy Opera Draft, where your fantasy cast becomes a reality! 16 singers join our roster to vie for roles in Opéra Louisiane’s 2020-2021 Season, including our first “made for virtual” performance of The Barber of Seville. All singers will be cast, but YOUR VOTES DECIDE who sings what!

Ready to Play?
1. Scroll down to place your votes to support the singers of your choice. Can’t decide which singer you like best for a role? Vote for both of them! Voting is not limited. 
2. Check back frequently to see who is in the lead! Show your love for those singers and vote again, then share with your friends!
3. Try your hand at the Full Draft Pick. Starting August 24th, enter to win an invitation to the virtual after party with the artists.
4. Tune in on August 31st at OperaLouisiane.com to learn the line up and find out if your predictions were right!

The winning draft picks go on to prepare The Barber of Seville, which premiers October 16th. Those singers not cast in The Barber of Seville will be featured on Opéra Louisiane’s virtual Lunch with Leanne series. Thank you for supporting singers and Opéra Louisiane by voting and sharing! Fantasy Opera Draft, where your fantasy cast becomes a reality.

Welcome to Fantasy Opera Draft, where your fantasy cast becomes a reality! 16 singers join our roster to vie for roles in Opéra Louisiane’s 2020-2021 Season, including our first “made for virtual” performance of The Barber of Seville. All singers will be cast, but YOUR VOTES DECIDE who sings what!

Ready to Play?
1. Scroll down to place your votes to support the singers of your choice. Can’t decide which singer you like best for a role? Vote for both of them! Voting is not limited. 
2. Check back frequently to see who is in the lead! Show your love for those singers and vote again, then share with your friends!
3. Try your hand at the Full Draft Pick. Starting August 24th, enter to win an invitation to the virtual after party with the artists.
4. Tune in on August 31st at OperaLouisiane.com to learn the line up and find out if your predictions were right!

The winning draft picks go on to prepare The Barber of Seville, which premiers October 16th. Those singers not cast in The Barber of Seville will be featured on Opéra Louisiane’s virtual Lunch with Leanne series. Thank you for supporting singers and Opéra Louisiane by voting and sharing! Fantasy Opera Draft, where your fantasy cast becomes a reality.

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Voting Ends 8/31 at 10pm

Click on the artists’ photos to hear the voices of the season!

Dr. Bartolo Draft Picks

Rosina’s ward and suitor of her fortune.

Ashraf Sewailam

Dennis Jesse

Berta Draft Picks

Dr. Bartolo’s sassy housekeeper.

Kayla Siembieda

Julie Wright Costa

Police Officer / Narrator Draft Picks

Connects the abridged moments of the show with a special cameo!

Ed Baker

Rick LeCompte

Dugg McDonough

Almaviva Draft Picks

A count who disguises himself as “Lindoro” to know Rosina’s “true heart.”

Miles Mykkanen

David Margulis

Rosina Draft Picks

A fiery, wealthy, young woman under the care of Dr. Bartolo, but in love with Lindoro.

Hannah Ludwig

Stephanie Doche

Figaro Draft Picks aka "The Barber"

The “man about town” who takes care of everyone’s styling and scheming needs.

Markel Reed

Evan Hammond

Basilio Draft Picks

Rosina’s music teacher and conspiratorial partner of Dr. Bartolo.

Ivan Griffin

Antoine Hodge

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