OperaBox is a dynamic performance ensemble based in Western Australia dedicated to producing opera and developing talent.

2017 MASSENET’S MANON

CALL FOR SINGERS, DESIGNERS & ARTS MANAGERS

 

We are seeking individuals for our fully staged production of Massenet’s opera Manon in September 2017, conducted by one of Australia’s most exciting young conductors Christopher Dragon and directed by Sydney-based opera director Joseph Restubog.  The opera will be performed in French with English surtitles and with orchestra in the newly built Marist Auditorium at Newman College, Churchlands, WA.

 

 

Roles available for audition are:

  • Lescaut, Manon’s cousin (Baritone)
  • Monsieur de Brétigny (Baritone)
  • Javotte, an actress (Soprano or Mezzo Soprano)
  • Rosette, an actress (Mezzo Soprano)

 

We are also looking for singers for Chorus (Soprano, Mezzo Soprano, Tenor and Bass). The roles of Maid (Soprano or Mezzo Soprano), Innkeeper (Bass), Porter (Tenor) and Sergeant (Baritone) will be cast from the chorus.

 

Audition is by recording or video. Please email operaboxwa@gmail.com by 28th April 2017 with your CV, Headshot (face and a full body if possible), and a recording or video of one or two arias (French is preferred if possible).

 

 

Design Team Vacancies:

  • Set Designer
  • Costume Designer

 

Please forward your CV and portfolio to operaboxwa@gmail.com by 21st April 2017.

 

 

Production Team Vacancies:

  • Producer
  • Production/Technical Manager
  • Stage Manager
  • Orchestra Manager
  • Marketing and Publicity Manager

 

Please forward your CV to operaboxwa@gmail.com by 21st April 2017.

 

 

 

Unfortunately we have insufficient funding to offer remuneration or travel expenses, however for those travelling to Perth for the rehearsal and performance period (1st August-7th September) billeting accommodation can be provided.

 

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