Winter Opera St. Louis

Audition
online event

Audition
Deadline: 06/25/2021
Fee: $20.00

Demographics

Opera CompanyClassical/OperaProfessionalLeadSecondaryVoicePaid

Description

The Gondoliers – January 14 and 16, 2022

Opera Concert – February 18 and 20, 2022

Madama Butterfly– March 25 and 27 2022- sung in Italian

Auditions for principal and secondary roles in St. Louis or virtually via Zoom.

Deadline:

Friday, June 11, 2021 for live St. Louis audition

Friday, June 25, 2021 for virtual Zoom audition

Materials Required:

Email the following to auditions@winteroperastl.org using "Auditions" as Subject:

• What roles you are auditioning for

• Whether you will auditioning live in St. Louis or virtually via Zoom

• The date you would like to audition and what preferred time(s)

• Are you interested in Chorus? - St. Louis locals ONLY

• Headshot

• Resume – in PDF Format

• Two (2) professional/organization references

• A recording is NOT necessary, but we will accept links to recordings and websites only

• $20 audition fee in St. Louis - ONLY IF YOU ARE GRANTED A live AUDITION

• $10 audition fee for Zoom audition - ONLY IF YOU ARE GRANTED a Zoom AUDITION

• Once you are granted an audition we will give you instructions on how to pay the audition fee.

• Additional skills you would like us to know about

Audition Information:

Only qualified artists will be granted an audition.

A pianist will be provided for live auditions in St. Louis.

Virtual Zoom auditions must provide their own accompanist or may use recorded accompaniment.

Live Auditions in St. Louis:

Saturday, June 26, 2021 10 AM-5 PM

Sunday, June 27, 2021 10 AM-4 PM

Winter Opera St. Louis Rehearsal Hall and Studios

2324 Marconi Avenue

St. Louis, MO 63110

Zoom Auditions:

Monday, June 28 through Friday July 2, 2021 10 AM-4 PM daily

Link and audition time will be emailed to artists granted an audition.

Audition Requirements:

• Prepare 4-5 arias from memory if you are auditioning for a principal or comprimario role

• If you are auditioning for a specific role, please prepare an aria from the opera.

• If you are auditioning for Chorus, please prepare 2-3 arias or art songs - St. Louis locals ONLY.

Opportunity Information:

Housing is provided in St. Louis

Transportation to and from St. Louis is provided.

Our artist fees for comprimario and principals roles range from $800-$2,500.

Artists are brought in two and a half weeks before the production to rehearse.

Rehearsals are no more than six hours per day.

Chorus is hired locally

Most comprimario roles are cast locally

Theater Location:

Kirkwood Performing Arts Center

210 E. Monroe Ave

Kirkwood, MO 63122

Season Information:

2021-2022

The Gondoliers by Gilbert & Sullivan

Opera Concert – Variety of Operas greatest hits

Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini

Performance Dates:

The Gondoliers – January 14 - 16, 2022

Opera Concert – February 18 – 20, 2022

Madama Butterfly - sung in Italian – March 25 and 27 2022

Contact Information

Winter Opera St. Louis

auditions@winteroperastl.org

2324 Marconi Avenue

St. Louis, MO 63110

314-865-0038




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