Dance Audtitions for Parsifal
For Immediate Release:
April 4, 2013
Lyric Opera of Chicago to hold dance auditions for
Sunday, April 28, 2013, at the Civic
Lyric Opera of Chicago is auditioning highly trained classical/contemporary
dancers with experience of pas de deux and aerial flying/harness work as well
as aerial silk/tissue artists with a strong classical dance background for
its upcoming production of the opera Parsifal by Richard Wagner. This new production will
be staged by John Caird. Tim Claydon is the choreographer and August Tye is the
Rehearsals begin October 7, 2013, with
six performances November 9 through November 29, 2013.
requires one solo female dancer (plus
one cover) and three solo male dancers (plus one cover). Up to two of these dancers
may also be aerial silk/tissue artists with a strong classical dance background.
registering for the audition, silk/tissue artists will be asked to provide
video examples of their work, as the audition will be a dance audition only.
note all successful applicants will be required to work at height as well as
perform ground-based dance choreography.
Auditions will be held at the Civic
Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago.
Sunday, April 28
12:00 p.m. Dance Audition
simple dance clothes that show the dance line.
All applicants must use the stage-door
entrance at Washington St. and Wacker Dr. All applicants must check in and
register for the audition before the audition class. A résumé and headshot are
required to register.
will not be seen.
To RSVP please send your resume and
headshot to firstname.lastname@example.org
or call (312) 827-3576. The deadline for
registration is Wednesday, April 24, 2013.
Please be prepared to show a
government-issued photo identification card to gain access to the Civic Opera
House. All applicants must have valid eligibility to work in the United States.
Lyric Opera will not apply for working permits for foreign dancers.