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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 2017 for the Winter 2018 Sarasota Opera Apprentices Artists Program (contract dates: First day of rehearsal January 8, 2018 to last performance March 25, 2018).

The audition cities and dates are:

New York City (preliminary auditions)
Sunday, September 10 / Monday, September 11 / Tuesday, September 12 / Wednesday, September 13
NOLA Studios, Studio "B", 11th Floor, 244 West 54th Street between Broadway and Eight Avenue, New York, NY 10019
PLEASE NOTE: Singers auditioning in New York City must also be available to sing on the callback day Thursday, September 14, if requested to do so.

New York City (callback auditions for those who audition in New York)
Thursday, September 14
First Baptist Church, 265 West 79th Street on the northwest corner of Broadway, New York, NY 10024

Saturday, September 16
Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago, 1490 Chicago Avenue with entrance on Grove Street, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Monday, September 18
Felding Recital Hall, Sarasota Opera House
61 N. Pineapple Avenue, corner of First Street, Sarasota, Florida 34236

Singers who have previously participated in the Apprentice Artists Program may audition on:
September 14 (callback day in New York City), September 16 (Chicago), or September 18 (Sarasota),

FULL information and application forms are available on on approximately Monday, July 17th. You do NOT have to be a member of in order to use this service.

Before completing the application, singers must read thoroughly the OPPORTUNITY listing on YAP Tracker.

The deadline for submitting an application is September 1, 2017.

For more information, please contact:
Greg Trupiano

Director of Artistic Administration
Sarasota Opera
941-366-8450 ext. 534