If anyone does not know the process of getting into opera, they may think it is easy just like the other auditions in theater or in acting roles. The opera career path is a grueling one to take and it takes years, efforts, money, perseverance, training, and a lot more for anyone to be able to become an opera singer. That is why if you like to be one of them, you must prepare in advance and make your own research where to start.
It requires a degree to star with when you will join opera. It is not just earning a degree but this is the time that you should learn to develop your voice. You should be able to know that it is not just having the ability to sing but you should have the voice that is required and the maturity of your voice could take years. A degree is not enough as you need to have a masters degree or to have a performance certificate then proceed to the audition for roles.
You need to have a good experience and so you can be able to have small roles or apprenticeship. Auditioning is not easy and you also will spend money to pay for auditioning fee, for transportation and food and other miscellaneous things that you will need. That is why if you want to pursue the career, you must have with you a detailed financial plan so you would not get into the pit of a student loan as you will not be sure to have a work even for ten years after getting a degree.