Auditions

for The Ohio State University Opera & Lyric Theatre 2017 2018 Season
and collaborative projects with Opera Columbus


Autumn semester offerings:

  • Ramalaan American "Indianist" Opera, Musicological Lecture Concert and World Première Presentation
  • Operatic Hors d'Oeuvresan Assortment of Transatlantic Scenes
  • Sixteen by Sondheiman Evening of Unhummable Melodies

Opera Columbus collaborative projects:

  • Opera Goes to School!—Educational Outreach Tours including Little Red's Most Unusual Day, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Improv Opera as well as other educational/performance activities
  • Chorus participation in the mainstage production of Gluck's Orphée et Eurydice

Friday, August 25, 2017
4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Hughes Hall Auditorium

Prepare two contrasting pieces. If interested in Ramala or the Educational Outreach Tours, please bring at least one selection in English. If interested in the Sondheim cabaret, please perform a song by Sondheim specifically or another number from the standard Musical Theatre repertoire. If interested in the opera scenes program, prepare an aria in any language other than English. Bring two copies of your résumé and a headshot (if available). A pianist will be provided. Callbacks will be held Saturday, August 26 from 1 – 4 p.m. Assume you will be called back.

To schedule an audition time, email Daniel Stein, a Graduate Teaching Associate for Opera and Lyric Theatre, at stein.125@osu.edu.


Performances

Sixteen by Sondheiman Evening of Unhummable Melodies performed at Copious Columbus. Friday, September 29 and Saturday, September 30 at 7:30 p.m.

Operatic Hors d'Oeuvresan Assortment of Transatlantic Scenes performed at Weigel Auditorium. Friday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, October 21 at 3 p.m.

Ramalaan American "Indianist" Opera, Musicological Lecture Concert and World Première Presentation performed at Weigel Auditorium. Wednesday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m.

PDF icon Cast of characters and Synopsis [pdf] (transcribed)  |  PDF icon Libretto [pdf] (searchable)  |  Score  |

Opera Goes to School!  Touring Central Ohio area schools during spring semester; musical preparation beginning November. ►Those cast receive a stipend for participation.


AUDITIONS for OSUOLT's spring semester production of Leonard Bernstein's Candide will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, October 3 and 4. Further information forthcoming.

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OSUOLT Director

A. Scott Parry, director of Ohio State University Opera & Lyric Theatre www.ascottparry.com


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