Audition for Mozart's Magic Flute as a Principal/Professional singer or as a Member of the Chorus
Auditions are hereby announced for Opera South East's production of The Magic Flute for performances on 7th and 8th April 2017.
The auditions will be held on Saturday 22nd October 2016 from 3.30pm. Please indicate your interest here and our chairman, John Rycroft will be informed on submission of this form.
Principal roles that are not cast from within the current company will be offered after an audition selection wherever possible. If selected for audition, please sing an aria of your choice in English, preferably by Mozart though not necessarily from The Magic Flute. The closing date for audition applications is Wednesday 12th October 2016; you will be advised of your audition time by Tuesday 18th October.
Chorus applications will not be auditioned on this date - simply submit your details on this audition form at any time and join our rehearsals from 8th January 2017, and we'll try each other out from then.
Please apply on this form below...
Audition applications have now closed for all principal roles.
Late applications may or may not be considered for the following roles so feel free to apply anyway:
Watch for errors above this line once you hit Submit to an audition application!
Principal Fee/expense schedule for The Magic Flute
Significant principal fees will not be awarded for this production.
Roles marked * - Expenses only roles @ £300 - Audition on 22nd October
Roles marked ‡ - Unpaid, no expenses – cast locally; existing members are also encouraged to audition - Audition on 22nd October
Roles marked ø - Chorus members and volunteers - new members welcome - no auditions on 22nd October; instead please confirm availability for rehearsals from 8 January.
Our last few productions were just great! See the NODA write-ups (National Operatic and Dramatic Association). In July 2015, OSE received a regional award in the NODA South-East Awards for Excellence 2014 - for Musical Excellence in OSE's production of Carmen
About The Magic Flute, OSE and our audition format
OSE are performing Mozart's The Magic Flute, in English, on Friday 7th & Saturday 8th of April 2017 at the White Rock Theatre, Hastings.
We will be auditioning for the principal roles on Saturday 22nd October 2017 at the John Taplin Centre, Healey House, 3 Upper Maze Hill, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex TN38 0LQ, tentatively from 3:30pm-6pm.
Apply on this application form by Wednesday 12th October 2016 and you will be informed of your personal audition time a few days later.
As well as Principal part auditions, we also very much welcome new members of the chorus, and you can use this form to apply for the Chrous too (and see Join us and Contact us pages too for further info.) New Chorus are welcome to join us at the start of our music rehearsals and our Music Director, Kenneth Roberts, will help and assess your fit.
Please see the notes below before submitting your audition application...
Notes on Principal and Chorus audition applications:
Sun 08-Jan-17 - Chorus music rehearsal - 2:30pm-5pm
Sun 15-Jan-17 - Chorus music rehearsal - 2:30pm-5pm
Sun 22-Jan-17 - Chorus music rehearsal - 2:30pm-5pm
Sun 29-Jan-17 - Chorus music rehearsal - 2:30pm-5pm
Sun 05-Feb-17 - Production rehearsal - 1pm-5pm
Sun 12-Feb-17 - Production rehearsal - 1pm-5pm
Sun 19-Feb-17 - Chorus music rehearsal - 2:30pm-5pm
Sun 26-Feb-17 - Production rehearsal - 1pm-5pm
Sun 05-Mar-17 - Production rehearsal - 1pm-5pm
Sun 12-Mar-17 - Production rehearsal - 1pm-5pm
Sun 19-Mar-17 - Production rehearsal - 1pm-5pm
Sun 26-Mar-17 - Production rehearsal - 1pm-5pm
Sun 02-Apr-17 - Hell Sunday - 4pm-10pm
Mon 03-Apr-17 - Sitzprobe rehearsal - 7.15pm-10.15pm
Tue 04-Apr-17 - Technical rehearsal - 6pm-10:00pm
Wed 05-Apr-17 - Dress rehearsal 1 - 6pm-10:00pm
Thu 06-Apr-17 - Dress rehearsal 2 - 6pm-10:00pm
Fri 07-Apr-17 - Production night 1 - 6pm-10:30pm (7.30pm curtain-up)
Sat 08-Apr-17 - Production night 2 - 6pm-10:30pm (7.30pm curtain-up)
Audition & rehearsal location
John Taplin Centre, Healey House, 3 Upper Maze Hill, St Leonard's on Sea, East Sussex TN38 0LQ.