Audition Notice

We’re seeking performers for our production of Richard Strauss’ Elektra, coming to the stage in April 2018. We are auditioning artists for all roles, save for the roles of Elektra, Chrysothemis, and Klytaemnestra, for which we are only seeking covers at this time.


AUDITION DATE: Sunday, Feb 25, 2018

AUDITION VENUE: Vancouver Academy of Music, 1270 Chestnut Street, Vancouver

PRODUCTION DATES: Thursday, April 19th, and Friday April 20th, 2018

PRODUCTION VENUE: Orpheum Annex, 823 Seymour Street, Vancouver

HOW TO APPLY: Please submit a headshot and resume to and we will reply with your audition time and accompanist name. Please mention which role(s) you are interested in, as well as whether you are an Equity artist. If you have already auditioned or performed with Heroic Opera, an audition may not be necessary, but please submit your headshot and resume if you would like to be considered.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday, February 21st

Please bring two contrasting arias if you are auditioning for a named role, or one aria if you are auditioning for chorus only. If auditioning for a principal role, at least one aria should be in German.

If you are interested in auditioning but are not available, or if you would like to audition remotely, email us a recording (sound or video) along with a headshot and resume, and you will be considered along with our other auditioners. The deadline to send a digital audition is Wednesday, February 21st.

Please note that there will be a $10 pianist fee upon arrival at your audition; alternatively, you may bring your own accompanist instead. This will be a co-op production – further details available at audition.


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