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Opera Hack 3.0 is installed.
We have selected 2022's winning proposals. Please return for updates!

May - August 2022

$15,000 total in prizes


Opera Hack is a first-of-its-kind gathering of artists, designers, and technology experts from around the world dedicated to the advancement of the art form of opera. Teams of artists and technicians will collaborate and compete with proposals to meet challenges in the opera industry. Participants will have the opportunity to network with creators from different cities internationally to create multidisciplinary teams and bring forward innovative ideas that can advance the production and presentation of opera. 



  • May - Opera Hack Launch: Join us to officially launch Opera Hack where we will officially reveal this year's challenges.

  • May-June - Over the course of several weeks, we will feature presentations from leading artists in the field. These will be combined with social events designed to help Opera Hack participants get to know each other and start collaborating.

  • July - Proposals Due.

  • July - All proposals will be featured in short presentations to all of the Opera Hack participants and advisory panel.

  • July - Winning Proposals selected.

  • August - Public presentation of winning proposals.

Participation is open to the public and all participants will be invited to presentations by our expert Advisory Panel and special guests to learn more about how technologists and artists are working together to transform opera.

We especially encourage applications from members of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) communities, womxn, persons with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and others who can contribute to the further diversification of ideas in music theater.

OPERA HACK is made possible by an OPERA America Innovation Grant, 

supported by the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation.