Auditions

 

Mainstage Auditions

There are no current mainstage auditions scheduled. Please check back later in the Fall for audition notifications. If you would like to be added to our email notifications for upcoming mainstage auditions please email [email protected] with the subject line MAINSTAGE AUDITIONS.

 

Studio Artist Auditions

We are currently accepting applications for our 2020-2021 Chrisman Studio Artist Program.

Opera Santa Barbara is seeking young artists with exceptional career potential and some professional experience for its 2020-2021 Chrisman Studio Artist Program. Approximate employment dates are September 28th through Mid-November 2020,  and mid-January through mid-May, 2021.

The application is due December 6th, 2019.

OSB’s Chrisman Studio Artists are recognized as the face of opera throughout California’s Central Coast.  They perform and cover roles in OSB’s mainstage productions, perform in educational and community programs, and coach with General and Artistic Director Kostis Protopapas, Principal Pianist Tim Accurso, as well as guest artists and instructors.

Weekly stipend, performance fees, and patron-hosted housing provided.
 Studio Artists must have their own vehicle. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of the contract.
Please fill out the application here.
If you have any issues with this form please email [email protected].

If you would like to be added to our email notifications for studio artist auditions please email [email protected] with the subject line STUDIO AUDITIONS.

 

Chorus Auditions

There are no current chorus auditions scheduled. Please check back for future audition notifications. If you would like to be added to our email notifications for upcoming chorus auditions please email [email protected] with the subject line CHORUS AUDITIONS.

 

Supernumeraries

Supernumeraries (or “supers”) perform non-singing roles in our opera productions. Casting needs vary from production to production, but include people of all ages and types. Supers are required to attend rehearsals beginning about three weeks before the opening night of each production. If you are interested in the possibility of becoming a super, please email your resume or a summary of your stage experience to [email protected]

 

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