Opera Birmingham Chorus/Comprimario
Opera Birmingham will be holding auditions on Saturday April 27 (10am-12:30pm) for our March 2020 production of Massenet's Cinderella (sung in French). The following roles are open for casting (all roles are paid):
- Six Spirits (both soprano and mezzo)
- Dean of Faculty (tenor)
- Master of Ceremonies (baritone)
- First Minister (bass)
- Herald (spoken role)
- General Opera Chorus
Auditions will be held at the Opera Birmingham offices (3601 6th Ave South).
Cinderella rehearsal information: Rehearsals will begin on February 29, 2020; performances will be March 20 & 22, 2020 at the Wright Center. If cast, singers should be available for rehearsals in the evenings (Mon-Fri) and weekends (multiple sessions on Saturday/Sunday). A general schedule will be distributed with contract offers, with a more specific schedule supplied prior to the start of rehearsals.
All soloists should plan to sing with the ensemble scenes as appropriate.
For All Auditions: Please bring at least two classical pieces (opera, oratorio or song literature) for the audition. You will choose your first piece, and we may or may not choose to hear a second selection. Also bring a performance resume and headshot (if you have it). A pianist will be provided for all auditions.
If you have any questions, please contact us at 205-322-6737.
Opera Birmingham Office - 3601 6th Ave South