Thank you for your interest in auditioning for Opera Otago.
Please fill in the relevant personal information below and select one audition time for Saturday or Sunday.
Auditions will be held at the Mayfair Theatre. Please come prepared to sing a piece in English of your choice of approximately 2 minutes. You may be asked to do a short reading on the day.
There will be a piano accompanist available for all audition sessions but you are welcome to bring your own backing track (and something to play it on) if you prefer.
Please be aware that measurements are likely to be taken on the day of the audition for costuming.
Opera Otago is planning to produce three shows in 2021.
Goldilocks à la Mozart / William Green
30 MINUTES with 15 minute Q & A
This will be a schools tour where we hope to visit 10 schools in five days (at two performances per day) of June 2021.
Goldilocks - Soprano
Mama Bear - Alto
Baby Bear - Tenor
Papa Bear - Bass
Die Fledermaus / Johann Strauss II
2 HOURS 30 MINUTES approx
This will be our major production and run from a preview night on 15 September 2021 with the show’s five performances starting on 17 September through to 25 September 2021 at the Mayfair Theatre.
Gabriel von Eisenstein - Tenor/Baritone
Rosalinde, Eisenstein’s wife - Soprano
Adele, Rosalinde’s maid - Coloratura Soprano
Ida, Adele’s sister - Soprano
Alfred, a singing teacher - Tenor
Dr. Falke, a Rotary - Baritone
Dr. Blind, a lawyer - tenor
Frank, a prison governor - baritone
Prince Orlovsky, a Russian prince - mezzo-soprano (en travesti)
Chorus - SATB
Only a Miracle / by Seymour Barab
This is a short Christmas opera. Three shows from the start of Advent 27-28 November 2021.
Sylphinia - Soprano
Soldier - Tenor
Landlord - Baritone
Messenger - Bass/Bass Baritone
King Herod - Bass/Bass Baritone
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