2022 Auditions

Season 16

La Rondine by Giacomo Puccini – Sung in Italian

Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi – Sung in Italian

The Desert Song by Sigmund Romberg or Naughty Marietta by Victor Herbert – Sung in English

Auditions for principal and secondary roles in St. Louis only.


All submissions need to be received by Monday, June 13, 2022.

Materials Required:

Email the following to auditions@winteroperastl.org using “Auditions” as subject:

  • What roles you are auditioning for
  • The date you would like to audition and what preferred time(s)
  • Are you interested in Chorus? – St. Louis locals ONLY
  • Headshot
  • Resume – in PDF Format
  • What city and country do you reside in?
  • Two (2) professional/organization references – Contact information only.
  • A recording is NOT necessary, but we will accept links to recordings and websites only
  • $20 audition fee in St. Louis – ONLY IF YOU ARE GRANTED A live AUDITION
  • Once you are granted an audition we will give you instructions on how to pay the audition fee.
  • Additional skills you would like us to know about

Audition Information

Only qualified artists will be granted an audition.

A pianist will be provided for live auditions in St. Louis.

Live Auditions in St. Louis

Friday, June 17, 2022   10am – 4pm

Saturday, June 18, 2022 10 am-4 pm

Sunday, June 19, 2022 1pm-5pm


Winter Opera St. Louis Rehearsal Hall and Studios

2324 Marconi Avenue

St. Louis, MO 63110

Audition Requirements

  • Prepare 4-5 arias from memory if you are auditioning for a principal or comprimario role
  • If you are auditioning for a specific role, please prepare an aria from the opera.
  • If you are auditioning for Chorus, please prepare 2-3 arias or art songs – St. Louis locals ONLY.

Opportunity Information
Housing is provided in St. Louis
Transportation to and from St. Louis is provided.
Our artist fees for comprimario and principals roles range from $800-$2,500.
Artists are brought in two and a half weeks before the production to rehearse.
Rehearsals are no more than six hours per day.
Chorus is hired locally
Most comprimario roles are cast locally

Theatre Location
Kirkwood Performing Arts Center
210 E. Monroe Ave
Kirkwood, MO 63122



Performance Dates

La Rondine – November 18 and 20, 2022 – Sung in Italian
Macbeth – January 20 and 22. 2023– Sung in Italian

The Desert Song or Naughty Marietta – March 3 and 5th, 2023Sung in English

Contact Information
Winter Opera St. Louis
2324 Marconi Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110