Supers (Silent Actors) for Minnesota Opera

Minnesota Opera Casting Female & Male Supers (Silent Actors)

Minnesota Opera is currently casting Supers – silent actors – for our upcoming productions of Dead Man Walking, Rigoletto, and Thaïs.  We are seeking women and men in a range of ages, races, and ethnicities for various roles.  Supers receive a flat fee ranging from $350 to $500 per production (depending on the number of performances) and the opportunity to purchase discounted performance tickets.  Rehearsals are held on weekday evenings and Saturday daytimes at the Minnesota Opera Center in Minneapolis, with performances at the Ordway Music Theater in St. Paul. 

To Apply:

Please submit an application at  You will be contacted if your profile meets our casting needs.  All applications will also be kept on file for future Super casting opportunities.

Minnesota Opera is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in casting and encourages applications from performers of diverse backgrounds, from underrepresented groups, and of all races and ethnicities to apply.


Dead Man Walking

Casting: 5 Women & 4 Men

Rehearsal Period: January 3 through 25, 2018

Performances: January 27 through February 3, 2018



Casting: 8 Women & 1 Man

Rehearsal Period: February 19 through March 15, 2018

Performances: March 17 through 31, 2018



Casting: 2 Women & 4 Men

Special Needs: Dance or movement experience desired; Acrobatic ability desired for 1 of the men's roles

Rehearsal Period: April 16 through May 10, 2018

Performances: May 12 through 20, 2018

Contact information

Minnesota Opera
Web site

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Tuesday, January 2
Posted December 5