Winter Opera St. Louis

online event

Deadline: 06/25/2021
Fee: $20.00


Opera CompanyClassical/OperaProfessionalLeadSecondaryVoicePaid


The Gondoliers – January 14 and 16, 2022

Opera Concert – February 18 and 20, 2022

Madama Butterfly– March 25 and 27 2022- sung in Italian

Auditions for principal and secondary roles in St. Louis or virtually via Zoom.


Friday, June 11, 2021 for live St. Louis audition

Friday, June 25, 2021 for virtual Zoom audition

Materials Required:

Email the following to using "Auditions" as Subject:

• What roles you are auditioning for

• Whether you will auditioning live in St. Louis or virtually via Zoom

• The date you would like to audition and what preferred time(s)

• Are you interested in Chorus? - St. Louis locals ONLY

• Headshot

• Resume – in PDF Format

• Two (2) professional/organization references

• A recording is NOT necessary, but we will accept links to recordings and websites only

• $20 audition fee in St. Louis - ONLY IF YOU ARE GRANTED A live AUDITION

• $10 audition fee for Zoom audition - ONLY IF YOU ARE GRANTED a Zoom AUDITION

• Once you are granted an audition we will give you instructions on how to pay the audition fee.

• Additional skills you would like us to know about

Audition Information:

Only qualified artists will be granted an audition.

A pianist will be provided for live auditions in St. Louis.

Virtual Zoom auditions must provide their own accompanist or may use recorded accompaniment.

Live Auditions in St. Louis:

Saturday, June 26, 2021 10 AM-5 PM

Sunday, June 27, 2021 10 AM-4 PM

Winter Opera St. Louis Rehearsal Hall and Studios

2324 Marconi Avenue

St. Louis, MO 63110

Zoom Auditions:

Monday, June 28 through Friday July 2, 2021 10 AM-4 PM daily

Link and audition time will be emailed to artists granted an audition.

Audition Requirements:

• Prepare 4-5 arias from memory if you are auditioning for a principal or comprimario role

• If you are auditioning for a specific role, please prepare an aria from the opera.

• If you are auditioning for Chorus, please prepare 2-3 arias or art songs - St. Louis locals ONLY.

Opportunity Information:

Housing is provided in St. Louis

Transportation to and from St. Louis is provided.

Our artist fees for comprimario and principals roles range from $800-$2,500.

Artists are brought in two and a half weeks before the production to rehearse.

Rehearsals are no more than six hours per day.

Chorus is hired locally

Most comprimario roles are cast locally

Theater Location:

Kirkwood Performing Arts Center

210 E. Monroe Ave

Kirkwood, MO 63122

Season Information:


The Gondoliers by Gilbert & Sullivan

Opera Concert – Variety of Operas greatest hits

Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini

Performance Dates:

The Gondoliers – January 14 - 16, 2022

Opera Concert – February 18 – 20, 2022

Madama Butterfly - sung in Italian – March 25 and 27 2022

Contact Information

Winter Opera St. Louis

2324 Marconi Avenue

St. Louis, MO 63110


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