extras! extras!

If you are interested in participating in becoming an extra and can attend the audition, contact me. That’s all it takes! One phone call (or an e-mail) and you could be on stage at the Detroit Opera House!

Please contact Elizabeth Anderson (elizabeth@motopera.org) to let us know you can attend the audition. Over the coming weeks, we will compile a list of those interested in each show. That list will be given to the director and assistant director prior to the audition. All you need to do is show up to the audition.

At the audition the director will explain the extra roles as they apply to the opera and choose those potential individuals they feel would fit the role (and the costume) the best.

In addition to an unforgettable experience, extras receive free parking, 2 complimentary tickets to a performance, 2 passes for guests to attend the final dress rehearsal and a one-time $60 stipend.

Be advised that you must to be available for ALL rehearsals and performances. When you contact us, please let us know of any conflicts you may have with the staging rehearsals.

If you are interested in being a super, please email your STREET ADDRESS to:

Elizabeth Anderson
Production Coordinator
elizabeth@motopera.org


Merry Widow

The Merry Widow Extras

Michigan Opera Theatre is once again looking to fill the essential roles
in our upcoming production of The Merry Widow.

If you are interested in participating in becoming an extra and can attend the audition, contact me.  That’s all it takes!  One phone call (or an e-mail) and you could be on stage at the Detroit Opera House!

Please contact me to let me know you can attend the audition.  Over the coming week, I will compile a list of those interested in each show.  That list will be given to the director and assistant director prior to the audition.  All you need to do is show up to the audition. 

At the audition the director will explain the extra roles as they apply to the opera and choose those potential individuals they feel would fit the role (and the costume) the best. 

In addition to an unforgettable experience, extras receive free parking, 2 complimentary tickets to a performance, 2 passes for guests to attend the final dress rehearsal and a one-time $60 stipend.

Be advised that you must to be available for ALL rehearsals and performances. When you contact me, please let me know of any conflicts you may have with the staging rehearsals.

THANK YOU!

Elizabeth Anderson
Production Coordinator
313.237-3405 direct line
elizabeth@motopera.org 

ROLES AVAILABLE

4 Men
Four men of any age or size to play waiters and attendants to the wealthy elite.  Men should follow direction well and be available for rehearsals and performances listed below. 

THE MERRY WIDOW revolves around a rich widow whose wealth would be transferred to her next husband, were she to remarry.  Lehar's rollicking operetta fills the air with waltzes as the locals scramble to keep the widow from leaving the country with a foreign guy and all her loot.

Beloved soprano DEBORAH VOIGT sings the lead role in all four performances.  

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

DAY

DATE

TIME

WHO

Monday

23 Mar

6:30p

AUDITION

Monday

23-Mar

7:30-10:30p

Tutti Staging

Wednesday

25-Mar

6:30-10:00p

Tutti Staging

Sunday

29-Mar

2:30-5:30p

Tutti Staging

 

 

7:00-10:00p

Tutti Staging

Wednesday

1-Apr

6:30-10:30p

Tutti Staging

Saturday

4-Apr

10:00a-1:00p

Tutti Staging

 

    

 

DRESS REHEARSALS

Monday

April 6

7:00-11:00p

Piano Technical rehearsal on stage

Tuesday

April 7

7:00-10:30p

Piano Dress rehearsal on stage

Wednesday

April 8

6:30-11:00p

Orchestra Dress Rehearsal on stage

Friday

April 10

10:00am

Orchestra Dress Rehearsal on stage

       
       

 

   

PERFORMANCES

Saturday

April 11

6:30pm

PERFORMANCE #1 (curtain at 7:30)

Wednesday

April 15

6:30pm

PERFORMANCE #2 (curtain at 7:30)

Saturday

April 18

6:30pm

PERFORMANCE #3 (curtain at 7:30)

Sunday

April 19

1:30pm

PERFORMANCE #4 (curtain at 2:30)

 

 

 

If you are available during the rehearsal/performance period and would like to attend the audition on Monday, March 16 please contact Elizabeth Anderson at 313.237-3405 or elizabeth@motopera.org.