Audition for Opera Wilmington

An important part of Opera Wilmington’s mission is to identify emerging talent and help area singers, dancers and instrumentalists gain experience and develop their skills through performance opportunities.

In addition to our fully staged opera production each summer, Opera Wilmington presents several concerts and other special events during the year.

Interested in singing with us the summer of 2020? Here is what we have planned:

Auditions are for principal roles only, and all roles are open. The Magic Flute will be sung in English. To get an audition request form, click here.

To inquire about other opportunities, contact us at

Here's this week's Opera IQ question:

On what work was La Bohème based?
  1. La Vie en Rose
  2. Rent
  3. Scènes de la vie de bohème

Click here to find the answer!



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