Jobs

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All advertised positions are listed here.


Current vacancies

Current vacancies
The Patricia H. Reid Orchestral Fellowships

Auditions

Casting call - La Bohème Children’s Chorus
Freelance auditions for the Opera Australia Orchestra
General auditions for singers


Current vacancies


The Patricia H. Reid Orchestral Fellowships

Opera Australia invites outstanding early career string musicians to be part of The Patricia H. Reid Orchestral Fellowships for 2023.

Applications Close: Wednesday 31 August 2022. No late applications will be accepted.

Read more about the program and application process

Apply here


Auditions

Casting call - La Bohème Children’s Chorus

Opera Australia is seeking to cast a Children’s Chorus for their upcoming production of La Bohème as part of their 2023 Sydney Summer season. This show is a revival of the very successful Gale Edward’s production that will be performed in the Joan Sutherland Theatre at the Sydney Opera House from 12 January 2023.

Opera Australis is looking for 12 children between the ages of 9-14 and no taller than 155cm to perform as the Children’s Chorus in Act 1, as well as two children for small acting roles in Act 2, who will be taken from the Children’s Chorus. Children are required to be in the treble range.

The Children’s Chorus will start rehearsals on Tuesday 13 December.

Performance Dates
The Children’s Chorus are required to be available for all performances.
Performance dates: 12, 14, 18, 21, 24, 27, 31 January, 3, 8, 11, 14, 18, 23, 25 February, 1, 3, 9, 11 March

Audition information
From 10:30am, Saturday 8 October 2022 at The Opera Centre, 480 Elizabeth Street Surry Hills.
Children auditioning will be asked to perform a short solo from musical theatre or classical repertoire. Experience singing in another language is preferable, but not required.

Covid-19 Information
The Children’s Chorus must comply with Opera Australia’s Covid-19 Vaccination Policy and Covid-Safe Plan. The vaccination policy requires that all people interesting OA facilities must have at least two Covid-19 vaccinations, and booster shot if eligible and is a condition of employment. They may also be required to undergo Covid-19 testing and other health checks as part of the Covid-Safe plan, which will be amended from time to time and undertaken with parental or guardian consent.

Please contact Rebecca Mychael at rebecca.mychael@opera.org.au if you have any further questions.

Apply Here


Freelance auditions for the Opera Australia Orchestra

Musicians seeking casual work with the Opera Australia Orchestra are invited to apply by filling out an online application form.

Apply Here


General auditions for singers

We regularly hold auditions for singers and musicians.

APPLY FOR A GENERAL AUDITION AS A SINGER


Internships

We are not currently accepting submissions for internships.