AUDITIONS for Das Barbecü at HGOco

Posted by Anonymous on 2017/1/19 10:43:21
Das Barbecü
Book & Lyrics by Jim Luigs
Music by Scott Warrender
Director: Mitchell Greco
Music Director: Patrick Harvey

HGOco, the community and education programs arm of Houston Grand Opera, presents Das Barbecü, a light-hearted re-telling of Wagner’s Ring Cycle. Seeking versatile actor-singers who move well. Auditions are by appointment only. Please submit your headshot and resume here: https://form.jotform.com/63556933166161 . You will be contacted to schedule your timeslot by February 8th, 2017. Open to Union/Non-Union performers. Rehearsals will be in the evenings and on weekends.Paid. No housing available.

April 3, 2017 – First Rehearsal
April 23 & 30, 2017 – Performances

Please prepare two 32-bar selections: 1 up-tempo and 1 ballad, one of which should be in the country/western genre. An accompanist will be provided. Sides will be provided, and a dance call will follow each session.

Saturday, February 11, 2017
Auditions by appointment at:
Houston Grand Opera
510 Preston St.

11a – 1p Session #1 Appointments
1p- 1:30p Session #1 Dance Call
3p – 5p Session #2 Appointments
5p – 5:30p Session #2 Dance Call

ACTOR 1: Female; Soprano, Ingénue; Plays GUTRUNE, NORN, TEXAS RANGER, FREIA, Y-VONNE DUVALL, RIVERMAIDEN, VALKYRIE, TAMBOURINE GIRL

ACTOR 2: Female; Mezzo; Plays NARRATOR, FRICKA, ERDA, NEEDA TROUTT, BACK UP SINGER, KATSY SNAPP, RIVERMAIDEN, VALKYRIE

ACTOR 3: Female; Soprano with a Belt, Ingénue; Plays BRUNNHILDE, NORN, TEXAS RANGER, RIVERMAIDEN

ACTOR 4: Male; Baritone; Plays WOTAN, GUNTHER, HAGEN, TEXAS RANGER, GIANT. This role is pre-cast.

ACTOR 5: Male; Tenor with a cowboy twang, some guitar skill preferred; Plays SIEGFRIED, NORN, MILAM LAMAR, ALBERICH, GIANT

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