Wednesday, March 7, 2007

Auditions for The Magic Flute To Take Place March 24

Announcing Auditions for Mozart's The Magic Flute
Saturday, March 24, 2007 2-4 p.m.

Directed by Karen Hughes and Dianna George
Production dates mid June TBA

Solo Singers and Chorus: Please prepare one song or aria. Bring a copy of your music; an accompanist will be provided.

Dancers: We will be using additional performers for stage action and special effects. 11:30a.m. Dance Audition

The Magic Flute is an opera written in the form of musical theater with dialogue and music and will be performed in English. There are a few small speaking roles.

The following roles are to be cast:

Pamina - Lyric soprano with a high B-flat - a princess, daughter of the Queen of the Night

Tamino - Lyric tenor with a high A - a prince

Papageno - Baritone - a bird catcher, a comic role

The Queen of the Night - Lyric coloratura soprano with a high F

Three Ladies:

  • First Lady - Soprano (high A)
  • Second Lady - Mezzo-soprano (or soprano)
  • Third Lady - Mezzo-soprano or alto

Three Spirits (Young singers):
  • First Spirit - Soprano (high A)
  • Second Spirit - Soprano
  • Third Spirit - Soprano

Monostatos - Character tenor with a high G

Papagena - Soubrette or lyric soprano - old woman, girlfriend to Papageno

Two Priests (voices can be adjusted):
  • First Priest - Baritone
  • Second Priest - Tenor
Additional roles: Priests, Slaves, People etc.

Please contact us if you are interested in being involved in our summer season. We are seeking singers, actors, dancers, set builders, costume designers, etc. We want to know who you are!

Auditions will take place at the Soo Theatre Arts Resource Studios (STARS), 534 Ashmun Street. Please visit for more information or call 632-1930.

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