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We are looking to engage recent graduates/privately-trained Emerging Artists to fill roles in our [unusual] performance schedule for the first part of 2024.


Baritone (1)

Bass or bass-baritone (1)


A trained classical singer (to a Bachelor degree level or higher).

Versatile and collegiate - open to new ideas and contemporary practice in a musical and theatrical context.

Looking to expand your contemporary operatic repertoire, professional CV and skills as an operatic storyteller.

Committed to using voice, text, music and theatre to create a compelling connection with audiences.

Willing to work in a repertory team-context: including performing ensemble & small roles.

Able to commit to accommodate rehearsal periods and performance dates.

Capable of independent score-learning, and turning up prepared.


In-schools performances

Aria intensive - with interstate guest/s

'The Great Beauty' at Pt Leo Estate (February 23, 2024)

The Incident - new opera Workshop at MRC (April 8 - 12)

Australian Premiere - Pulitzer-prize winning chamber opera (May 3 - 11)


Our rehearsal schedule in the first half of 2024 will run across Weeknights and Saturdays

Other dates/times may be required when related to performance activities.

We ask for maximum flexibility:

1. until the the schedule is set for each project, and

2. during production weeks, when illness etc. can require last-minute schedule change.

Production rehearsals (off-book) and Performances are paid at Live Performance Award rate.

Music Coaching, Stagecraft and Preparatory calls are provided.

Master Classes and Aria Intensives by invitation.

ACOCO is an independent, registered not-for-profit charitable organisation.  Everyone involved is dedicated to operatic storytelling for the 21st century.  ACOCO is funded through private philanthropy (donations/grants/inkind support) and box-office/event income. Our artist-led company is fuelled by goodwill and dedicated to building the future for the artform and the next generation of practitioners. We offer a renowned performance-based Emerging Artists program as a core pillar of our charitable purpose: Advancing Arts and Culture, Advancing Education. 


If you are interested in joining ACOCO as an Emerging Artist, please fill in this Form below, and include:

1. Up to 300 words outlining why you want to work as an Emerging Artist with ACOCO

2. Upload current CV (PDF) including relevant music education/background

3. Upload current profile - publicity picture

4. Link/s to recent performance or audition video/s (youtube, vimeo)


We will reply ASAP.

If you have trouble with the form below, please email the above to


Applications will close when positions are filled. 

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