Auditions for “A Stranger from Paradise”

Opera Omaha will hold workshop auditions on April 23, 2016 for “A Stranger from Paradise,” a new musical work by librettist Kevin Lawler and composer Nevada Jones to be premiered at the 2017 Great Plains Theatre Conference. The workshop will take place early July 2016.

Director: Kevin Lawler
Composer: Nevada Jones
Librettist: Kevin Lawler

Auditions:
Time: noon-3:15 p.m.
Requirements: Men and women auditioning for the workshop must be at least 18 years of age and able to read music. Those auditioning are asked to prepare one English song of their own choosing, not to exceed 3 minutes in length. Arias, art songs, oratorio and musical numbers are all acceptable audition selections. Please provide a printed copy of all music, as an accompanist will be available at no cost.

Call Backs:
Call Backs for men and women will take place immediately following the first round of auditions. All singers are asked to remain on-site until Call Backs have been announced.
Time: 3:45-5:00 p.m.

Location: Auditions will be held at the Opera Omaha Rehearsal Hall, located on 1850 Farnam Street in Omaha.

Contact: Advance reservations are required. To RSVP or for more information, contact Stella Fritzell at sfritzell@operaomaha.org or (402) 346-4398, ext. 106. Reservations will be accepted no later than April 20, 2016.

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Opera Omaha Auditions

Opera Omaha is holding auditions for its 2016-17 season.

April 19, 2016, 6:30–8 p.m.
April 21, 2016, 6:30–8 p.m.

Opera Omaha Rehearsal Hall
1850 Farnam Street (Omaha, NE)

Requirements: Singers auditioning for the Chorus must be at least 18 years of age and be able to read music. Singers are asked to prepare two vocal selections, one in English and one in a foreign language, not to exceed a total of 5 minutes per audition. Arias, art songs or church solos are all acceptable audition selections. Please provide printed music as an accompanist will be available at no cost.

Contact: Advance reservations are required. To RSVP or for more information, contact Stella Fritzell at sfritzell@operaomaha.org or (402) 346-4398, ext. 106.

Opera Omaha is holding auditions for the Ragazzi Chorus (Children’s Chorus).

April 19, 2016, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
April 21, 2016, 3:30-5:30 p.m.

Opera Omaha Rehearsal Hall
1850 Farnam Street (Omaha, NE)

Children with unchanged voices between the ages of 10 and 16 are invited to audition. Children are asked to prepare 1 selection with piano accompaniment (this selection may be in English).

Please provide printed music as an accompanist will be available at no cost.

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Contact Stella Fritzell at sfritzell@operaomaha.org or 402-346-4398 x 106 to RSVP or for more information.