Auditions For African American Boy for THE MET OPERA: Fire Shut Up in My Bones in NYC

06/21/2021

THE MET OPERA: Fire Shut Up in My Bones

Location: New york, ny

Type: Theater

NO OPERA EXPERIENCE OR TRAINING NEEDED, BUT MUST BE ABLE TO SING.

LOOKING FOR:
[CHAR’ES BABY] 7-12 years old, Male, African American. The youngest of 5 boys and is the neighborhood’s baby. Sweet. A Momma’s boy. Featured prominently throughout all of Act 1, with brief moments in Act 2.

Producers: The Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, and Los Angeles Opera
Co-Directors: James Robinson & Camille A. Brown
Composer: Terence Blanchard
Librettist: Kasi Lemmons
Casting: Tara Rubin and Tasha Ward
Salary: Rehearsals: $15/hour (2 hour min)
Tutoring, Fittings, Other Non-Performance Calls: $15/hour
Char’es Baby: $1500 per performance
Char’es Baby cover: $750 per performance
Rehearsals: 8/16/2021-9/25/2021
Performances (8 total):
September 27, October 1,3,8,13,16,19, 23
Location: NYC
MUST BE IN THE NYC TRI-STATE AREA

TO AUDITION:
1. Fill out the submission form HERE: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScmFviXS7S1PWj4nExHpp-5VKvOEW022UrP78dkcXghKnzSdg/viewform

2. Audition Material can be found HERE: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/qm0xkur56lip5lm/AAAIo5_0Q5yBnT3hqHpHn4N8a?dl=0 (There are 3 excerpts, please use those files for
auditioning, DO NOT USE the “to help learn” files to record auditions.)

3. Upload all videos HERE: https://www.dropbox.com/request/Llxz3inNXG12YkQ67gKS

Email firesubmissions2021@gmail.com if you have any questions.

**SUBMIT BEFORE FRIDAY 6/25 AT 8PM ET*

Please see the following pdf for more info: REVISED-FLYER-Fire-Shut-Up-in-My-Bones

Payment: Paid

City or Location of call: New york, ny
Please submit to: firesubmissions2021@gmail.com by 2021-06-25
headshot, resume, personality chat, slate, original song selection, singing 3 excerpts from the show

This casting notice was posted by: Tara Rubin and Tasha Ward Casting



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