Current Audition Notices

Actors Audition: Sydney Winter Season - Don Carlos (Sydney)

General Information

Actors & Dancers

Orchestral Casual Work

Singers: General Auditions

Actors Audition: Sydney Winter Season - Don Carlos (Sydney)

Opera Australia are seeking actors for the Sydney Winter 2015 production of Don Carlos. This production will play in the Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House throughout the months of July through August 2015. Casual contracts will be offered to Sydney-based actors commencing 22 June and finishing 15 August. 

All roles are non singing / non speaking.

The performances will be :

July  14, 17, 23, 25, 29
August  1, 4, 7, 15 (mat)

We are looking for:

Male Actors - Monks x 4
178 -188cm tall
Average build: Chest 98 - 108cm / Waist: 84 - 94cm

Male Actors - Soldiers x 3
180 - 189cm tall
Slim to average build: Chest 98 - 108cm / Slim waist 82 - 84cm 

Female Actor - Countess x 1
Approx 163cm - 168cm tall
Slim Build: Chest 86 - 88cm / Waist 74 - 76cm
Strong acting skills: required for a 20min scene, crying on stage whilst being sung to in Act 1.

Child Actors - Altar Boys x 4
142 - 148cm tall
Ages 11 and over

Auditions will take place on Thursday 4 June, at The Opera Centre, Surry Hills.

Those who wish to attend are invited to register their interest by forwarding a CV/resume, together with headshot to: 

Casting Administrator
Opera Australia

Attendance numbers are strictly limited.  An invitation to attend the audition will be emailed to individuals who are successful in their application.

General Information

Actors and Dancers

Actors and dancers are engaged on casual contracts for individual productions throughout the year.  There are no set dates for auditions.  A casting process is initiated approximately 3-5 weeks prior to the commencement of production rehearsals.

Actors and dancers who wish to be considered for casual work with Opera Australia are invited to forward a current CV/resume, together with a headshot and full-length image to:

Casting Administrator
Opera Australia

Please include height in centimeters, and details of any unique abilities such as aerial, acrobatic, circus or stilt-walking skills.

Your details will be kept on file and if you are considered suitable for an opportunity, you will be notified by email.

Orchestral casual work

Musicians seeking casual work with Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra are invited to apply by forwarding a copy of current resume/CV and a completed application form to:

Auditions Administrator
Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra

There are no set dates for casual auditions. Auditions are scheduled at mutually suitable times throughout the year. Your details will be held on file until the orchestra has a need for more casual players of your instrument - at which time you will be contacted.

Singers: General Auditions

General Auditions are held a few times a year in Sydney and Melbourne. Interested singers should send their CV and cover letter to:

Auditions Secretary
Opera Australia
+61 2 9318 8326