Become The Diva: Star in an Opera at Arts Centre Melbourne

Melbourne, VIC - Show on map
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$4,999 each
$4,999 each

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  • Walk-on role in a real production with Opera Australia
  • Performance is at Arts Centre Melbourne
  • One ticket included, so your biggest supporter can see you on stage!

A momentous and utterly life-changing gift; this opera experience will allow the diva in your life to truly shine! They will have a walk-on role in a production by Opera Australia at the Arts Centre Melbourne; complete with an elaborate wig, makeup and costume!

What's Included?

  • Walk-on role with Opera Australia for one night at Sydney Opera House
  • Handmade costume, hair and makeup for your performance
  • Costume fitting at the Opera Australia warehouse
  • Instruction from a director
  • One rehearsal
  • One ticket to the performance you will be in

Make their dreams come true with this once-in-a-lifetime opera gift! For anyone who has daydreamed of starring in one of their favourite opera productions complete with lavish costumes, hair and makeup; this package guarantees an all-inclusive experience that even allows them to invite someone to the performance at the Arts Centre Melbourne.

First off, they'll visit the Opera Australia warehouse to be fitted for their luxury, handmade costume; this fitting will also include time with a Director so they'll be aware of what to expect and when to enter and exit the stage. In the next few weeks, they will attend a rehearsal and then the wait till the big night begins!

The performance itself will allow the special diva to wear their extravagant costume, enjoy professional hair and makeup (which includes a wig!) and be a part of the live performance in front of approximately 1500 people. This package also includes a ticket to the performance so a partner, best friend or mum can watch their star shine on one of the world's most prominent stages!

A spectacular night they will never forget - and their biggest fan won't stop hearing about for weeks after! - this opera performance is a chance for them to feel truly glamorous and special in front of an audience of hundreds of people.

Session Length

  • The initial rehearsal session will last one hour
  • The performance day will last up to four hours
  • Time on stage will likely be around 15-20 minutes
  • Available November 2018 or May 2019


  • This experience will take place at the Arts Centre Melbourne on a mutually agreed upon date, based on availability
  • 10 places are available per annum
  • The opera choice will be at Opera Australia's discretion. The opera in which it is possible to have a walk-on role is La Bohème
  • Cost includes one person on stage and one guest in the audience
  • The participant is on stage with the chorus, but does not sing. Participant will be on stage only when the chorus is performing. This will likely be around 15-20 minutes. Exact timing is subject to change
  • Participant must be at least 16 years of age
  • The participant must be able to walk up and down stairs and on a sloped stage
  • Participants are advised to make their own insurance provisions in case of unforeseen circumstances


Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:


  • A full week or more notice: No charge
  • Anything less than a full week: Participants forfeit their experience and therefore are not entitled to a refund or to re-book

Numbers on the Day

This voucher includes one person on stage and one guest in the audience.

This experience takes place at the Arts Centre Melbourne, VIC.