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Opera Memphis is holding auditions for ACTORS and DANCERS/ACTORS WHO MOVE for Magically Mozart and A Victorian Holiday.


When: Friday, August 30 | 5 - 8PM
 
Where: Opera Memphis 6745 Wolf River Parkway, Memphis TN 38120

What: Opera Memphis is looking to cast actors (male and female, any ethnicity) and dancers/actors who move (male and female, any ethnicity) for their upcoming events, Magically Mozart and A Victorian Holiday. Actors at these events will be dressed as Themed characters and interact with patrons through conversation and activities.
 

YOU DO NOT HAVE TO HAVE OPERA EXPERIENCE OR BE A TRAINED VOCALIST TO AUDITION.

Auditions will consist of improv/movement based exercises.
Auditionees are asked to bring a copy of their headshot/resume.
Please email jillian@operamemphis.org if interested in signing up for the audition.

IF AUDITIONING FOR MAGICALLY MOZART:

-Actors and Dancers must be comfortable working with young children.
-You will be in costumes, masked and working outside.
-Improv experience is a plus but not necessary.
-Dance will not be technical and performer will be expected to create their own movements inspired by magical creatures, jungle animals, or any flying animals (birds, butterflies, etc.)
-1 rehearsal either the last week of September or first week of October.
-1 performance, October 6, 2-5pm (call-time 1pm).
-Paid Role
CLICK HERE to learn more about the event.

 

IF AUDITIONING FOR A VICTORIAN HOLIDAY:

-Actors must have intermediate to advance improv skills. Experience at Ren Faires, Murder Mystery Dinner Theatres, or any other interactive theatre is a PLUS.
-You will be in costumes and wigs (if applicable), working inside.
-Must be comfortable interacting with patrons as well as other actors.
-You may be asked to research and learn a victorian era activity or game to teach to patrons.
-You will be expected to research the victorian era and have a basic knowledge of the time period.
-Must be at least 18 years old to be considered for this event.
-There will be 3 rehearsals leading up to the event (dates TBA), and one dress rehearsal, Thursday December 12, 7 - 10PM.
-There will be 4 performances (calltime one hour before event start):

  • Friday, December 13, 7 - 10PM
  • Saturday, December 14, 6 - 9PM
  • Friday, December 20, 7 - 10PM
  • Saturday, December 21, 7 - 10PM

**If you cannot be at all 4 performances, you may still audition and be considered for your available dates**
-Paid Role
CLICK HERE to learn more about the event.

Email jillian@operamemphis.org to sign up for an audition.