Auditions

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Boston Lyric Opera – In the Penal Colony – Casting Call
-Male Speaking Role in English-

Company:
Boston Lyric Opera
www.blo.org

Contact Person:
Susan Eastman Auditions Coordinator
p 617-542-4912 x 268
SEastman@blo.org

Role: Soldier – Male (supporting speaking role)

Production: In the Penal Colony by Philip Glass

Contract type: AGMA (American Guild of Musical Artists) contract, paying $1,000 per week (4 performances). AGMA has an open membership, therefore we welcome all candidates. You will have to become a member if you accept contract.

Role Description: Soldier – male (speaking, non-singing role) Ethnically open male who can portray a soldier in his 50s – late 60s, decent build; will be bare chested the entire performance. Must be 5’10” or taller without shoes. Beard and long hair are preferred, we are open to wigging, beard-ing, and aging an appropriate candidate. Must be comfortable with heights. Ability to project the voice is a must as this character will not wear a microphone. The Soldier’s performance is largely non-speaking (he has one line) so physicality/ability to work non-verbally is a must. He is level-headed, cool, and strong.

Dates: Rehearsals from October 19 with performances on November 11, 12, 14, 15m, 2015.

Auditions: Monday, September 14 in Boston, MA. To be considered for an audition, please submit a resume and 2 photos (1 headshot, 1 shirtless) to SEastman@blo.org by September 1. Please title your email with both your name and the role interested in.

Audition Notification: Candidates selected for audition will be notified via email on September 8.


Boston Lyric Opera – The Merry Widow – Casting Call
-Male Speaking Role in English-

Company:
Boston Lyric Opera
www.blo.org

Contact Person:
Susan Eastman
Auditions Coordinator
p 617-542-4912 x 268
SEastman@blo.org

Role: Kivowitz – Male (supporting speaking role)

Production: The Merry Widow by Franz Lehar

Contract type: AGMA (American Guild of Musical Artists) contract, paying $1,000 per week (5 performances). AGMA has an open membership, therefore we welcome all candidates. You will have to become a member if you accept contract. Role

Description: Kivowitz – male (speaking, non-singing role) Ethnically open male, open to talent of various ages, who can portray an adult who is an Orderly in the Pontevedrian Embassy in 1914. Ability to project the voice a must, as this character will not wear a microphone. Kivowitz is a comedic character – sense of comedic timing is a must. Experience in period work a plus.

Dates: Rehearsals from April 4, 2016 with performances on April 29, May 1m, 4, 6, 8m, 2016.

Auditions: Monday, September 14 in Boston, MA. To be considered for an audition, please submit a headshot and resume to SEastman@blo.org by September 1. Please title your email with both your name and the role interested in.

Audition Notification: Candidates selected for audition will be notified via email on September 8.

There are no auditions scheduled at this time. Please check back at a later date.

BLO is frequently asked by directors to identify supernumeraries of different ages and types for its productions.  If you are interested in appearing in a BLO production as a super, please send a short email to nmcdonald@blo.org outlining any prior experience as well as  your stage age, a headshot, and a full body shot.