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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

50 Central Avenue, Suite 820
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 Program

Auditions will take place in September 2013 for the Winter 2014 Sarasota Opera Apprentice Artists Program (contract dates January 8, 2014 to March 23, 2014).

The audition cities and dates are:

Saturday, September 7, 2013
Nichols Concert Hall, Music Institute of Chicago 1490 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Monday, September 9, 2013
Felding Hall, Sarasota Opera House
61 N. Pineapple Avenue corner of First Street, Sarasota, Florida 34236

New York City (preliminary auditions)
Thursday, September 12 / Friday, September 13 / Saturday, September 14 / Sunday, September 15 NOLA Studios, Studio "B"
250 West 54th Street  New York, NY 10019

New York City (callback auditions)
Monday, September 16
LOCATION to be determined

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 7 (Chicago), September 9 (Sarasota), or September 16 (callback day in New York City)

FULL information and application forms are available on and you do not have to be a member of in order to use this service.

For more information, please contact:
Greg Trupiano
, artistic administrator
Sarasota Opera
941-366-8450 ext. 534