Washington National Opera – 2022-2023 La boheme – Dancer Auditions

November 14, 2022
January 7, 2023

Washington National Opera announces Dance Auditions for its 2022-2023 production of La boheme.

Type of Employment: W-2
Salary/Fee Information:

  • Rehearsal Rates:
    G1: $37.05
    G2: $44.55
  • Performance Rates:
    G1: $304.85
    G2: 368.50

To audition, you must show proof of COVID-19 vaccinations and proof of either an FDA Approved Antigen Test taken the day of the audition OR a negative PCR test result within 72 hours of your audition appointment time.

AGMA Registration – 11:00am
Non-Union Registration – 12:30pm
AGMA Audition – 12:00pm
Non-Union Audition – 1:30pm
Callbacks – 3:00pm

La boheme By Giacomo Puccini
Director: Peter Kazaras
Choreographer: Ben Wright
Performances at the Kennedy Center Opera House

7 Corps Dancers needed (4 men and 3 women—divisi tentative and subject to change)

Dancers should have strong Modern and/or Classical technique training and enjoy working collaboratively; tap dance skills a plus but not mandatory nor necessary to audition.

Some partnering will be involved and dancers may work with props.

Please bring sneakers or character shoes and wear comfortable, form-fitting clothing. Those with tap dance skills maybe bring soft tap shoes.

Rehearsals begin on or about April 17, 2023.
Technical rehearsals begin May 5, 2023.*
Performance dates are May 13, 14m, 15, 19, 21m, 24, 26, 27, 2023.
*Piano Tech #1 is currently scheduled for the afternoon of Friday, May 5, 2023.

Rehearsals will take place at the Washington National Opera Studio in Takoma.


Resumes accepted. If questions arise during the scheduling process please contact 202-416-8744.

Dancers should report to the Washington National Opera Studio, 6925 Willow St. NW, Washington, DC 20012.
To reach the Washington National Opera Studio, go to the 3rd floor of the building; directions will be posted.

Dancers must arrive by the appropriate Registration time listed above, i.e. at least one hour prior to the scheduled Audition time, in order to complete the application process.*

*The taking of measurements and reference photographs for our files does not imply that the artist has been accepted for a position in a production.