Auditions

Virginia Opera regularly seeks talent from the local area for the chorus, dance, and supernumerary actors for our upcoming productions.

Herndon Foundation Emerging Artists Program

Applications are currently closed for the Herndon Foundation Emerging Artists Program and will reopen again late August 2019 for the 2020-2021 season.


Actors/Supernumeraries

Auditions are scheduled as-needed. Please go here for more information.

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Adult Chorus

Audition information for the 2019-2020 season can be found here.

About the Virginia Opera Chorus

All chorus rehearsals take place in Norfolk, Virginia at the Harrison Opera House. Typical choristers live in either the Hampton Roads or Richmond areas. The number of rehearsal hours required varies by production, but choristers can expect to spend approximately two months on a production from first rehearsal to final performance. Performances are presented in Norfolk, Richmond, and Fairfax.

Virginia Opera is a professional chorus offering competitive compensation. Transportation and lodging are provided as appropriate for the Richmond and Fairfax performances.


Children’s Chorus

There are currently no auditions scheduled for the 2018-2019 season.

About the Virginia Opera Children’s Chorus

All children’s chorus rehearsals take place in Norfolk, VA, at the Harrison Opera House. Typical child choristers live in the Hampton Roads area. The number of rehearsal hours required varies by production, but children can expect to spend approximately two months on a production from first rehearsal to final performance. Performances are presented in Norfolk, Richmond, and Fairfax.


Dancers

There are currently no auditions scheduled for the 2018-2019 season.