Principal Auditions

Eugene Opera announces auditions for managed and unmanaged Pacific Northwest and West Coast artists in Eugene on December 29. A pianist will be provided.

The company is casting artists for principal and comprimario roles, education and special events during its 2018-19 season. Artists should prepare a minimum of three arias in a variety of languages and styles, and are encouraged to include at least one musical theater selection.

Interested artists and/or managers should email resumes and audition requests to Please submit materials no later than December 15 to be given priority consideration. There will be a $20 facility/pianist fee, payable at the time of the audition.

Chorus Openings

Eugene Opera is always pleased to hear from potential chorus members. If you’re interested or would like more information, email

Tango Dancers

Eugene Opera is seeking intermediate and advanced social tango dancers for its upcoming production of Ástor Piazzolla’s tango operitaMaría de Buenos Aires. The performances will be May 4 and May 6 in the Soreng Theater at the Hult Center for the Performing Arts.

Local dancers will work with choreographer and dancer Fernanda Ghi for an intense week of preparation in advance of the full company arrival on April 26.

Auditions will be held on December 15 at Knights of Pythias, 420 West 12th Avenue in Eugene. Everyone interested should come at 7:00 pm and begin to social dance. 

Selected performers will be paid an honorarium of $200 for participation in the production. Artists must be available the following dates:

April 21 & 22 daytime

April 23-25 evenings

April 27 evening

April 28 & 29 daytime

April 30-May 3 evenings

Performance May 4 evening

Performance May 6 matinee

More information at o(541) 485-3985.