AUDITIONS

Interested in performing with Operativo in its Concerts or Summer Shows? Please see the information below to become part of the Operativo Family!

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AUDITIONS for Operativo Houston's Season will be held twice this year on MAY 29th and 30th, 2021 5PM-9PM

& AUGUST 28th and 29th, 2021 5PM-9PM

AUDITION DEADLINE IS

MAY 25th FOR EARLY BIRD &

AUGUST 24th FOR NORMAL AUDITIONS

FULLY STAGED PRODUCTION: (sung in Italian)
Zanetto
by Pietro Mascagni
November 6th and 7th, 2021 | Partial Orchestra

Roles:

Silvia, Full-Lyric Soprano or heavier

Zanetto, Lyric Mezzo-Soprano or heavier

The roles have been cast due to COVID precautions, but we are looking for covers that will receive a performance. Covers are paid under $100 for this production.

FULLY STAGED PRODUCTION: (sung in Italian)
L'elisir D'amore
by Gaetano Donizetti
March 26th & 27th, 2022 | Partial Orchestra

Roles:

Adina; Soubrette, light lyric, or lyric with coloratura soprano

Giannetta, Soprano or Mezzo of any fach, must move voice and have a high A

Nemorino, Tenor of any fach must be capable of lyric line

Belcore, Baritone of any fach must be able to move voice

Dulcamara, Bass-baritone or buffo type

Ensemble roles:

Sofia*

Rosa

Marco

Flavio

Claudio

Roles of Adina, Giannetta, Nemorino, and Belcore have already been cast due to COVID precautions, but looking for Dulcamara, Sofia, Rosa, Marco, Flavio, and Claudio. All minor characters (singing the chorus, one on each line) are covers for the leads and will receive a run with main roles reading the score as chorus offstage.

Sofia will not receive a run with everyone, as Giannetta is the Adina cover and Rosa is the Gianetta cover, however she will be considered a study cover and will be asked to sing a fundraising recital as the featured singer.

All singers involved are receiving $100 per person for the show.

FULLY STAGED PRODUCTION: (sung in English)
A Little Night Music
by Stephen Sondheim
August 11-14, 2022 | Chamber Orchestra (8 pieces)

Roles:

Mr. Lindquist, baritone

Mrs. Nordstrom, soprano

Mrs. Anderssen, soprano/high mezzo

Mr. Erlanson, tenor

Mrs. Segstrom, mezzo-soprano

Madame Armfelt, contralto

Henrik, tenor

Anne, soprano

Fredrick, baritone/bass-baritone

Petra, mezzo-soprano

Desiree, soprano/belter

Carl-Magnus, baritone/bass-baritone

Charlotte, mezzo-soprano

Frid, silent role, cover for Mr. Lindquist

Malla, silent role, double cast, cover for Mrs. Nordstrom or Anne

Bertrand, silent role, double cast, cover for Mr. Erlanson or Henrik

Osa, silent role, double cast, cover for Mrs. Anderssen or Petra
Page, silent role, double cast, cover for Mrs. Segstrom or Charlotte

Fredrika, double cast.

Roles of Madame Armfelt, Henrik, Desiree, Carl-Magnus, and Charlotte are taken. All other roles open. Malla, Bertrand, Osa, Page, and Fredrika are roles for the middle-high school young artist program, which costs $300 tuition fees per singer. See Mentoring Program for more details.

All covers will receive an on-book read through of the script in the theater.

All persons are receiving $100-$200 based on funds raised. Actual amount will be announced by March 2022.

WE DO NOT DISCRIMINATE BASED ON "LOOK" FOR MUSICAL THEATRE. ALWAYS VOICE FIRST.

To apply for the Early Bird Auditions,
please click here.
For the Normal Auditions,
please click here.