Auditions - actors, dancers


King Roger 
9 Male Dancers – technically advanced, professional dancers with exceptional skills in contemporary dance, improvisation and contact improvisation. Dancers must possess strong teamwork skills and be willing to collaborate in the creative process. Dancers must also be comfortable bare-chested and performing with minimal costuming. Musicality and experience working with complex musical accompaniment will also be an advantage.

This audition process will be conducted by reviewing video footage submitted by dancers or their agents.


Pay rates will be in accordance with the Opera Australia Enterprise Agreement. Rehearsal rates are currently $40.88/ hour (minimum 3 hour call). Performance rates are calculated on skill acquisition and years of professional experience, starting at Level 1 – $214.71/performance through to Level 5 – $266.13/ performance (minimum 4 hour call). 

You must be Sydney-based for the duration of the season with permission to work in Australia.


Rehearsals take place at the Opera Centre in Surry Hills and the Sydney Opera House. Performances take place at the Sydney Opera House. Dancers must be available over the studio rehearsal period to attend morning, afternoon and evening calls.

Studio Rehearsals
December 12 - January 11
Public Holidays will be observed. Dancers should be available to rehearse on all other days.

Stage Rehearsals
January 11, 6-9pm, Sydney Opera House
January 13, 1.30-4.45pm, Sydney Opera House
January 13, 6-9.15pm, Sydney Opera House
January 16, 1.30-4.30pm, Sydney Opera House
January 16, 5.45-8.45pm, Sydney Opera House
January 17, 10.30am-1.45pm, Sydney Opera House

Evenings at 7:30pm: January 20, 28, 31, February 2, 4, 8, 15
Saturday matinée at 1pm: February 11


To apply to audition, you must complete this form. No email applications will be accepted. Agents, you must also complete the form for your clients. 

You will be contacted if we would like you to audition. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.