Current Audition Notices

Actors Audition: Sydney Winter Season - Turandot (Sydney)

General Information

Actors & Dancers

Orchestral Casual Work

Singers: General Auditions

Actors Audition: Sydney Winter Season - Turandot (Sydney)

Opera Australia is seeking Male extras for our production of Graeme Murphy’s Turandot. This production will play in the Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House throughout the months of June through August. Casual contracts will be offered to Sydney-based actors commencing 1 June and finishing August 28, 2015. 

All roles are non singing / non speaking.

The performances will be :

June  24, 27, 30
July  4, 10, 15, 18, 25 (mat), 28, 31
August  5, 8 (mat), 12, 16 (mat), 19, 22, 25 28

We are looking for:
4x Males with muscular physique
6x Males 5’4 and above (there is some lifting involved so all must be physically fit)

Auditions will take place on Saturday 23 May, at The Opera Centre.

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.

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