Children’s Auditions

Children Ensemble Auditions
Wednesday, May 24
6:00pm to 7:00pm

UAO Childrens Chorus Audition flyer

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Union Avenue Opera is looking to fill multiple opportunities for children, ages 8-14, during the 23rd Festival Season featuring Albert Herring, Carousel, and Hänsel und Gretel.

All positions are volunteer. Children will receive one General Admission Chaperone ticket to each ticketed performance. Children will receive two General Admission ticket vouchers to be redeemed for tickets on a date of their choosing to a ticketed performance of “Doubt”

Auditions will be held on Wednesday, May 24  6:00pm to 7:00pm at Union Avenue Opera, 733 N. Union Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63108. Children will be taught a vocal selection from the show at the auditions. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

For questions or to schedule an audition email tyler@unionavenueopera.org or call 314-361-2881. All Children must be registered with UAO prior to the audition date.

 

Seeking one male, age 10-14, for the role of Harry in Albert Herring
Tim Ocel, director
Scott Schoonover, conductor
Christine Brewer as Lady Billows

Rehearsal and Production Dates:
Staging Rehearsals: June 18 – July 1 evenings and weekends only.
Will not be called at every rehearsal.
Orchestra Rehearsal: July 2, 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Dress Rehearsals: July 3, 4, 5, (runs start at 8:00pm, call time TBA)
Performances: July 7, 8, 14, 15 (all performances start at 8:00pm, call time TBA)
All rehearsals and performances take place at Union Avenue Opera, 733 N. Union Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108

 

Seeking two children, age 8-14, for Supernumerary positions in Carousel
Ken Page, director
Scott Schoonover, conductor
Wes Mason as Billy Bigelow (Father Flynn in 2016’s Doubt)

Rehearsal and Production Dates:
Staging Rehearsals: July 10 – July 22 evenings and weekends only.

Children will not be called at every rehearsal.
Orchestra Rehearsal: July 23, 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Dress Rehearsals: July  24, 25, 26 (runs start at 8:00pm, call time TBA)
Performances: July 28, 29, August 4, 5 (all performances start at 8:00pm, call time TBA)
All rehearsals and performances take place at Union Avenue Opera, 733 N. Union Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108

 

Seeking eight children, age 8-12, for Children’s Chorus positions in Hänsel und Gretel
Karen Coe Miller, director
Kostis Protopapas, conductor
Alice Nelson, chorus master

Rehearsal and Production Dates:
MANDATORAY Music Rehearsals: July  13, 20, 25, 27 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Staging Rehearsals:
July 31 – August 12 evenings and weekends only.
Children will not be called at every rehearsal.
Orchestra Rehearsal: August 13, 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Dress Rehearsals: August 14, 15, 16 (runs start at 8:00pm, call time TBA)
Performances: August 18, 19, 25, 26 (all performances start at 8:00pm, call time TBA)
All rehearsals and performances take place at Union Avenue Opera, 733 N. Union Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63108

Hänsel und Gretel will be performed in German. Children will be taught pronunciation during music rehearsals and expected to memorize all parts prior to the first day of staging rehearsals.

 

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Thank you for your interest in auditioning for Union Avenue Opera.

At this time we are no longer hearing singers for our 2017 Festival Season. Auditions are held annual in December/January for the upcoming festival season. Please check back in the fall for more information.

Please note that UAO does not accept (or consider) audio submissions in lieu of a live audition. Additionally, UAO does not hear auditions outside of scheduled audition dates. No phone calls please.