LA BOHEME AUDITIONS
SINGING AND NON-SINGING ROLES AVAILABLE, INCLUDING AN ONSTAGE NARRATOR.
Where to Come:
Auditions for Singing Roles (Principal and ensemble): Snow Drama Theatre (Snow 115) Thursday January 8th 2015 from 6-10 pm
Auditions for Non-Singing Roles (Narrator and Supernumeraries): Snow Drama Theatre (Snow 115) Saturday January 10th 2015 from 10am-12 pm
Both audition dates by appointment: Instructions for sign up are located outside the theatre main office (Snow 126), and on the theatre and music websites. Walk-ins will be accommodated in available time.
Direct Link for sign in here:
What to Prepare:Auditions for principal singing roles: please bring sheet music and prepare 16-32 bars of an aria from La Bohème and a one-minute dramatic monologue. Accompanist provided; a cappella auditions strongly discouraged
Auditions for ensemble/minor singing roles: please bring sheet music and prepare 16-32 bars of any operatic aria and a one-minute dramatic monologue. Accompanist provided; a cappella auditions strongly discouraged
Auditions for non-singing (narrator) role: please prepare a one-minute dramatic monologue.
Auditions for non-singing (supernumerary) roles: please prepare a 30 second pantomime showing an everyday act (such as serving dinner or folding laundry) that tells a story with a clear beginning, middle and end.
NOTES FOR ALL:
All roles are available: see cast list for more information.
You will not be auditioning for a specific role at the general audition.
Please arrive a few minutes before scheduled time to fill in paperwork.Call Back (by invitation)
Friday January 9th 6-10pm
Rehearsals begin January 13. Performances are March 18-27.
Please note:-This is an open call. Non-majors, staff, faculty, and friends may audition, although casting preference will always be given to qualified current, on-track students and to majors.
-even non-students and off-track students-will commit to adhere to BYU-Idaho standards while on campus.
-Participants who are current students will be required to take up to 2 credits of Theatre Practicum (TA260R, 360R, or 460R).
CAST AND VOCAL PARTS:
Mimì- a seamstress (soprano)
Rodolfo- a writer, one of the four bohemians (tenor)
Musetta- a working girl, Marcello's former lover (soprano)
Marcello- an artist, one of the four bohemians (baritone)
Schaunard- a musician, one of the four bohemians (baritone)
Colline- a philosopher, one of the four bohemians (bass)
Benoit- a landlord (bass)
Alcindoro- a wealthy suitor to Musetta (bass)
Parpignol- a toy peddler (tenor)
Custom-House Sergeant (bass)
Narrator- male or female (speaking only)
Students, young women, citizens, shopkeepers, street vendors, soldiers, waiters, children...
COMIC FRENZY AUDITIONS
When: January 8th
Where: KIRK 232
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Be pepared to move and play improvisational theatre!!