Tuesday, July 13, 2010


The UL-Lafayette Opera Theatre is holding open auditions for Too Many Sopranos, a contemporary opera by Edwin Penhorwood, on Thursday, August 5th from 4:30 to 7:30 pm in Room 143 in Burke Hall on the UL campus. There is a cast of 12 people and all are welcome to audition.  Production dates are November 5th, 6th and 7th in Burke Theater on the UL-Lafayette campus.  The singing roles available are:

  • St. Peter - bass-baritone
  • Dame Doleful - mezzo-soprano
  • Madame Pompous - soprano
  • Miss Titmouse - coloratura soprano
  • Just Jeannette - soprano
  • Sandman - soprano
  • Unnamed Bass - bass-baritone
  • Enrico Carouser - tenor
  • Gabriel-Angel - silent
  • Nelson Deadly - tenor
  • Orson - bass

There is one non-singing acting role (actor or dancer)  who must be flexible and able to move well.  Rehearsals for this production will be held on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 pm to 8 pm. 

Auditioners are asked to bring an operatic aria in any language (English preferred).  

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