Careers and Auditions

Happy End Auditions

Victorian Opera is calling for submissions from artists who wish to audition to be a member of the ensemble in its production of Happy End, a comedy with music in three acts.

Audition dates are Tuesday 30 November 2021 and Wednesday 1 December 2021.

For full details, download Victorian Opera's Happy End casting brief below.

Work with Victorian Opera

Victorian Opera is one of the most exciting arts companies in Australia. We are committed to presenting creative and accessible opera for everyone, and evolving the art form in adventurous ways. We present rarely heard repertoire, operatic masterpieces and new Australian works, inspiring audiences with an imaginative approach to opera.

Head of Marketing and Sales

Victorian Opera exists to reimagine the future of opera and musical theatre, for everyone. Established in 2005, the Company has taken an imaginative and innovative approach to reaching audiences of both opera and musical theatre, working with some of the finest local singers, and collaborating with Australia’s leading companies, venues and learning institutions in Melbourne, Tasmania and across regional Victoria.

Integral to achieving Victorian Opera’s plans for the future, the newly created position of Head of Marketing and Sales will play an instrumental role in bringing opera into people’s lives through performances, regardless of where they might live. Working closely with the Chief Executive Officer and other members of the leadership team, the Head of Marketing and Sales will have broad responsibility for aspects of marketing and brand activity; driving attendance numbers and increasing revenue; and leading the dedicated sales and marketing team.

If you have a passion for the arts and the ambition to step into your next marketing and sales leadership role, please contact Jackie Besley, Managing Partner, Devereaux Consulting for a confidential conversation on +61 413 633 195 or email 

Applications close on Friday 12 November 2021 COB

Victorian Opera is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Victorian Opera is committed to diversity and inclusion and aspires to be truly reflective of our broader community. We encourage applications from First Nations people, those who are culturally and linguistically diverse, the LBGTQIA+ community, and people who have a disability or are deaf. Victorian Opera will consider flexible working options for all applicants and reasonable adjustments for applicants with disability.

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