Auditions

Children’s Chorus Audition Announcement

Saturday & Sunday, February 9 - 10, 2019

The Santa Fe Opera is looking for child performers with outgoing personalities, strong singing voices, and a love of music for our 2019 season. Production specifics are below. Remuneration will be provided. Please note that Applicants must be available for rehearsal period and all performances.


LA BOHÈME

We are casting boys (unchanged voices) and girls ages 7 – 12 years old for Puccini’s beloved masterpiece. Children under 5’ tall preferred.

Key Production Dates
Rehearsals start Monday, June 3 and will be scheduled on a daily basis through June 26, 2019
Evening Dress Rehearsals: June 21, 24, 26, 2019;
Performances: June 28; July 3, 6, 12, 19, 29; August 3, 7, 12, 17, 20, 24, 2019


THE THIRTEENTH CHILD (World Premiere)

We are casting boys (unchanged voices) and girls ages 7 – 14 in this world premiere based on a Grimm Fairy Tale. No specific height requirement.

Key Production Dates
Rehearsals start Monday, July 1 and will be scheduled on a daily basis through July 25, 2019
Evening dress rehearsals July 22, 23, 25, 2019;

Performances
July 27, 31; August 9, 14, 21, 2019


Audition Requirements

Musical skills
Applicants should be able to match pitch, sing in tune with clear words

Audition Preparation
Each applicant will be asked to prepare a musical excerpt from La bohème (excerpt provided following applicant’s RSVP). Applicants will also be asked to sing “Happy Birthday.”


Application Process

Please e-mail Adam Franklin at afranklin@santafeopera.org no later than Friday, February 1, 2019 to request an audition time. The e-mail should include the applicant's name, age, photo and performance experience (if any).