2018-19 Auditions

AUDITIONS FOR THE 2018-19 CEDAR RAPIDS OPERA
THEATRE YOUNG ARTIST PROGRAM


OPEN AUDITIONS
Roosevelt University, Chicago

DATE: Saturday, October 6, 2018
TIME: 12 Noon - 4:00 pm
LOCATION: Roosevelt University in Chicago, Opera Rehearsal Room 1450, 430 S. Michigan Avenue

Audition times must be reserved. Please contact Gail Williams at auditions.cr.opera@gmail.com by Thursday, October 4, 2018 to reserve your time. (No phone calls please.)

Please come to the audition with:

• Your own accompanist
• Resume, headshot, application,and bio form (click the link to download & print audition application and bio form*). 
• Two contrasting arias/art songs, one in English

University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
DATE: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
TIME: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
LOCATION: To-be-determined

Audition times must be reserved. Please contact Gail Williams at auditions.cr.opera@gmail.com by October 4, 2018 to reserve your time. (No phone calls please.)

Please come to the audition with:
• Your own accompanist
• Resume, headshot, application,and bio form (click the link to download & print audition application and bio form*).
• Two contrasting arias/art songs, one in English

REGIONAL CLOSED AUDITIONS*
*The following auditions are intended for the vocal music students of the schools listed below. However, if you are unable to make the open audition in Chicago on Saturday, October 6, you may contact any of the schools below and request an audition time. It is up to the discretion of the school to grant you an audition time.

Each of the following auditions requires:
• Your own accompanist
• Resume, headshot, application,and bio form (click the link to download & print audition application and bio form*).
• Two contrasting arias/art songs, one in English

Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
DATE: Friday, November 30, 2018
TIME: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
LOCATION: Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall

You must reserve your audition time in advance through Iowa State University. Contact Chad Sonka to reserve your time.

Additional local & Midwest auditions will continue to be posted beginning of October 2018.

2018-19 Young Artist Performance Opportunities

The Threepenny Opera by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill
January 10-13, 2019, CSPS Hall in Cedar Rapids
Several Roles Available

The Ugly Duckling by Andrew Duncan
Through April 12, 2019
Cedar Rapids Community Schools
Cedar Rapids Public Library; Coralville Center for Performing Arts
All Roles Available

The Grant Wood Operas: Strokes of Genius
by Robert Lindsey Nassif, Michael Ching and Jean Francois Charles
April 12-14, 2019
Theatre Cedar Rapids in Cedar Rapids
Covers, Chorus and Minor Roles Available

The Desert Song
by Romburg, Hammerstein II, Harback and Mandel
June 13-16, 2019
Brucemore in Cedar Rapids
All Roles and Chorus Available

Housing & stipend provided during rehearsal period & productions.
Rehearsals for January production (Threepenny Opera) begin December 27, 2018;
April productions (Ugly Duckling and Grant Wood Operas) begin March 26, 2019;
June production (Desert Song) begins May 29, 2019.
Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre is located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa


QUESTIONS? Contact Marketing and Administrative Coordinator, Christina Patramanis, cpatramanis at cr-opera.org


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