Opera Tampa Chorus Auditions:
The Straz Center's fully professional, paid opera chorus, under the direction of Chorus Master Robin Stamper and Opera Tampa's world-renowned Artistic Director and Conductor Daniel Lipton, performs on the Straz Center's prestigious stages. We are looking for experienced male and female singers with a commitment to excellence.

Auditions are Sunday, Sept. 14, with appointments beginning at 4 p.m.

E-mail Frank McClain for a 10-minute time slot at

All members of the chorus must re-audition at the start of each season. Singers should prepare two contrasting arias and/or art songs; one in a foreign language, preferably in Italian, but not required. Singers who are candidates for the chorus must be able to read music and show good sound quanlity, intonation, and langugage skills.

Main Stage Auditions:
Preliminary inquiries for auditions should be made via regular mail. The artist will be contacted if an audition is deemed appropriate. Enclose a press packet which includes:

  • Headshot
  • Bio
  • Resume
  • Audio or video representation of the artist

The materials should be mailed to:
Opera Tampa
David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts
1010 N. W. C. MacInnes Place
Tampa, Florida 33602
Attn: Auditions