West Side Story | Casting Call

Casting Call for West Side Story in 2019

Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour

Submissions Close Monday October 22

Opera Australia is calling for Australia’s best and brightest talent to audition for its brand new production of West Side Story, which will take to the iconic overwater stage at Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour in 2019.

Auditions for principal and ensemble roles will be held in Sydney only from 23 to 28 November 2018.

West Side Story exploded onto Broadway in 1957 and is now considered a landmark theatrical musical and one of the most iconic works of the 20th century.

In 2019, West Side Story on Sydney Harbour will continue the tradition of the great outdoor spectacles that have come before it, with the world’s finest singers, musicians, dancers and creative teams set to bring the vision to life.

Renowned American director Francesca Zambello, who directed the inaugural Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour – La Traviata in 2012 – returns to Sydney for West Side Story auditions and will be joined by choreographer Julio Monge, who performed in Jerome Robbins’ 1989 production of the musical on Broadway.

For more information on Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour, West Side Story please visit opera.org.au/whatson/events/west-side-story-on-sydney-harbour

Audition submissions will be accepted via webform only: WSS Submissions and should include a current biography (PDF) and headshot.

Click here for Full Casting Brief and Application Details >> HOSH 2019 West Side Story Casting Call