Auditions are announced, by invitation, to those artists who have indicated their interest by sending us a résumé, and for whom there may be suitable roles.  Auditions for 2016-2017 main stage roles will take place on November 16, 17, and 18 of 2015, from 11:00AM-5:00PM, at the California Theatre in downtown San Jose. Our 2016-2017 season will be Lucia di Lammermoor, La bohème, Silent Night, and The Barber of Seville.

Qualified singers interested in auditioning for our company should send a resume in PDF format, headshot, and a preferred day to audition to Samples of audio and/or video are welcome, but not required.

An accompanist will be provided at the auditions.

Resume and head shot may also be mailed to

Opera San José
Artistic Administration
2149 Paragon Drive
San Jose, CA 95131-1312

Please direct questions to Artistic Administrator Jake Lake:

Chorus/Small Roles Auditions:

To request an audition please send a resume and headshot to  If you have any questions please contact Jake Lake, the Artistic Administrator at 408-437-4456.  Emails requesting an audition sent to any other OSJ company email addressed will be disregarded.


Opera San José is periodically in need of actors, martial artists, and everyday people of all ages and sizes for supernumerary roles in current and future seasons.  Audition interviews must be conducted before selections will be made.  Please direct inquiries about these featured non-singing, non-speaking roles to Jake Lake at (408) 437-4456.