Opera San José Audition Notice

Opera San José is currently casting Resident Company and Guest Artists for the 2024–2025 season. Fully-vaccinated singers
are encouraged to apply for all role types, and may be invited for in-person auditions, held in both San José and New York:

New York, NY

Monday, December 4, 2023 (10:30am – 5pm)

Tuesday, December 5, 2023 (10am – 5:30pm)

Wednesday, December 6, 2023 (10am – 5:30pm)

Submissions due by Friday, November 17, 2023

San José, CA

Monday, December 11, 2023 (11am – 6pm)

Tuesday, December 12, 2023 (11am – 6pm)

Submissions due by Friday, November 17, 2023

To be considered for an in-person audition, please fill out an application using the link below.

Applicants are required to submit a résumé, headshot, and one recording. If invited for an in-person audition, please come prepared with five arias with at least two languages represented. A pianist will be provided.

Any questions about audition requirements or application details may be sent to


Casting for Soprano, Mezzo, Tenor, Baritone, and Bass-baritone/Bass Resident Artists

Opera San José maintains a company of artists in residence who perform lead roles in all mainstage productions. These artists join OSJ for the full season year (July 2024 – June 2025), earn a regular salary, are provided housing, and are eligible for benefits.


Casting for lead and supporting roles throughout the season


Repertoire under consideration for mainstage productions include:

Armienta’s Zorro

Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers

Mozart’s The Magic Flute

Puccini’s La bohème

Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman

Production periods for 2024/25 include:

August 12 to September 29, 2024

October 14 to December 1, 2024

January 13 to March 2, 2025

March 17 to May 4, 2025

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