Careers & Auditions


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.

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2020 VOYCE (Victorian Opera Youth Chorus Ensemble)

Victorian Opera Youth Chorus Ensemble (VOYCE) re-imagines the potential of opera for young, aspiring singers aged 13–20 through regular training and a range of performance opportunities.

Auditions to join VOYCE in 2020 will be held on Saturday 26 and Wednesday 30 October 2019.

Registrations to audition are now open and will close at 5pm on Friday 11 October. You will be notified of your audition time by Friday 18 October.

Please prepare two contrasting works, with at least one work in English. A pianist will be available to accompany you on the day. In some cases, applicants are asked to sit a brief, basic aural test in their audition.

Before you register, please ensure you have read the VOYCE – Terms of Participation Form provided below.

If you have any questions about the ensemble or the audition process, please contact Victorian Opera’s Education Officer, Ioanna Salmanidis on (03) 9012 6659 or

The Who's Tommy - Casting

Victorian Opera is calling for submissions from performers who wish to audition for its production of The Who’s Tommy.  Rehearsals commence in Melbourne on 6 July 2020 and the production performs at the Palais Theatre from 14 to 22 August. 

Auditions will be conducted in Melbourne on Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 December and in Sydney on Friday 6 and Saturday 7 December. Please note the Ensemble roles will be cast with Melbourne-based performers.

Please send through a CV (no longer than 2 pages) and a colour headshot to stating which role/s you wish to be considered for.

The cut off for submissions is 5:00pm Friday 25 October 2019. No submissions will be accepted after this date. Notification of audition date and time will be sent approx. 2 weeks prior to audition dates.

For more information and details of roles to be cast, please download the Casting Brief.