Please be advised that dance auditions for the Metropolitan Opera’s new production of PORGY and BESS for the 2018/2019 season will be as follows:

Monday April 8, 2019 

  • Beginning at 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM* AGMA MEN & WOMEN
  • Beginning at 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM* OPEN CALL MEN & WOMEN 

Tuesday April 9, 2019

  • Beginning at 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM* CALL BACKS  

Please be advised that sign in begins one hour before the start of the audition. You must be in the sign in line no later than the start of the audition in order to be seen.

*Stop times are approximate.


The choreographer, Camille Brown is seeking male and female dancers with exceptional ability in character, modern, jazz, and ballet genres. Traditional casting for African-American roles.

In order to fulfill this engagement you would need to be available for rehearsals beginning August 12, 2019 through the final dress scheduled for September 19, 2019 and as needed; and for December 27, 2019 through January 7, 2020 and for performances scheduled for September 23, 27, 30, October 5 matinee, 10, 13 matinee, 16, 2019; January 8, 11, 15, 18, 24, 28, February 1 matinee, 2020.

Please enter the Metropolitan Opera House (Lincoln Center) through the Concourse doors into Founders’ Hall. Auditions will be held in the dance studio, Studio C19.

If you are an AGMA or EQUITY member please bring your VALID membership card with you. Please also bring a photo resume with you to the audition.

The Metropolitan Opera is an equal opportunity employer.


Joseph Fritz
Dance Director