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General Chorus

General Chorus auditions for the season are closed.
Please check back in the Spring of 2021 for information about the 2021-22 season auditions.

Studio Tour – Figaro in The Bilingual Barber of Seville

Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Virtual Auditions: Auditions will not be live, nor in person. Please read the information below and fill out the form and include the requested documents and files.

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The Atlanta Opera Announces Virtual Auditions for the Role of Figaro in the 2020-21 Studio Tour production of The Bilingual Barber of Seville.

Designed to travel, Studio Tour productions are presented in schools and community venues across the state of Georgia each season. Educators are provided with comprehensive Study Guides, which feature an in-depth look at opera as well as cross-curricular activities corresponding to the Georgia Standards of Excellence.

We are excited to announce The Bilingual Barber of Seville returns after a sold-out run during the 2018-19 season! In this updated take on a classic, opera’s most famous barber, Figaro, plays the role of translator as Rossini’s sparkling, witty score takes center stage. Created by stage director Kristine McIntyre, the 45-minute adaptation is performed in Spanish and English and demonstrates the power of love to triumph over adversity of every kind.

 

Rehearsal & Performance Dates
November 29, 2020 – December 12, 2020 (in-person rehearsal and filming)
January 3, 2021 – February 6, 2021 (virtual tour)
February 28, 2021 – April 2, 2021 (virtual tour/possible in-person tour)
May 9, 2021 – May 29, 2021 (virtual tour/possible in-person tour)

 

Role Available
Figaro*: baritone
*Native Spanish speaker or bilingual singer preferred. Role requires singing and speaking in Spanish.

 

Audition Repertoire
Please submit video links (YouTube, Vimeo, Dropbox, etc.) for the materials below:

  1. One Italian aria (Rossini or similar style; preferably Figaro’s “Largo” from The Barber of Seville)
  2. One Spanish language piece
  3. Figaro’s dialogue excerpt from Kristine McIntyre’s The Bilingual Barber of Seville. Click here for pdf of excerpt text.


Submitting Your Audition:
Please fill in the form below and submit your videos, resume, and headshot. Completed applications will be accepted until Wednesday, October 7, 2020.

 

Please contact Jessica Kiger at education@atlantaopeara.org with any questions regarding this application.

  • November 29, 2020 – December 12, 2020 (in-person rehearsal and filming)
    January 3, 2021 – February 6, 2021 (virtual tour)
    February 28, 2021 – April 2, 2021 (virtual tour/possible in-person tour)
    May 9, 2021 – May 29, 2021 (virtual tour/possible in-person tour)
  • Please attach a resume and headshot - maximum total file size is 2MB.
    Drop files here or

Jobs

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Supernumeraries

Supernumeraries are non-speaking, non-singing roles in opera, similar to extras in movies. Casting needs vary per production. The Atlanta Opera accepts supernumerary applications any time of year for all those interested in being a part of an operatic production.

To apply online, please fill out the form below. Once received, we will add your name to our files, and we will contact you if your description fits our casting needs for a production.

Supernumerary Application

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Internships

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Volunteering

The gift of your time and expertise is just as valuable as a monetary gift. Last year, Atlanta Opera volunteers contributed more than 6,000 hours. Volunteers help keep costs low and help us fulfill our mission of presenting world-class opera productions, while fostering education about this important art form. The company is so grateful to have such a supportive volunteer team. Their hard work and generosity keeps the beauty and passion of opera alive in Atlanta. Just some of the ways you can volunteer with The Atlanta Opera:

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For more information about becoming an Atlanta Opera volunteer, please fill out the form below, or contact Sandy Feliciano at 470-419-2927 or sfeliciano@atlantaopera.org

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