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Sarasota Opera House & Box Office

61 N. Pineapple Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34236
Box Office:  (941) 328-1300

Sarasota Opera Administrative Office

1345 Main St.
Sarasota, FL 34236
(941) 366-8450


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Our Theater

Sarasota Opera owns and performs in the historic Sarasota Opera House. The building has recently undergone a $20-million rehabilitation to restore the beauty of the 1920's theater, while creating an up-to-date opera house for the 21st century.

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Apprentice Artists Auditions

Auditions will take place in September 2016 for the Winter 2017 Sarasota Opera Apprentices Artists Program (contract dates: First day of rehearsal January 9, 2017 to last performance March 26, 2017).

The audition cities and dates are:

Saturday, September 10, 2016
Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Monday, September 12, 2016
Felding Hall, Sarasota Opera House
61 N. Pineapple Avenue, corner of First Street, Sarasota, Florida 34236

New York City (preliminary auditions)
Thursday, September 15 / Friday, September 16 / Saturday, September 17 / Sunday, September 18, NOLA Studios, Studio "B", 11th Floor, 244 West 54th Street, between Broadway and Eight Avenue, New York, NY 10019

New York City (callback auditions for those who audition in New York)
Monday, September 19
LOCATION to be announced

PLEASE NOTE: Singers auditioning in New York City must also be available to sing on the callback day if requested to do so.

Singers who have previously participated in the Apprentice Artists Program may audition on:
September 10 (Chicago), September 12 (Sarasota), or September 19 (callback day in New York City)

FULL information and application forms are available on as of Friday, July 15th. You do NOT have to be a member of in order to use this service.

The deadline for submitting an application is September 1, 2016.

For more information, please contact:
Greg Trupiano
Director of Artistic Administration
Sarasota Opera
941-366-8450 ext. 534