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ENAensemble x Philadelphia Fringe Festival 2019 - audition appointments

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Philadelphia-based singers for ENAensemble’s Fringe Festival production of two new operas, The Elevator and Pornography.

Rehearsals begin August 16
Performances: September 19-21

BREAKDOWN

The Elevator
Music by Evan Kassof, Michael Shingo Crawford, Abigail Kempson, Timothy O’Brien, Roger Martinez, Cortland Matthews

Libretto by Aleksandr Hut-Kono, Traci Troijustice Williams, Jerry Mathes, Jennifer Williams, Alize Rozsnyai, Rick Beck

The Elevator is a “binge-staging” of ENAensemble’s Serial Opera Project where six episodes by six composers and six librettists reveal the dramatic, funny, and terrifying experiences of life in an old building with a bad elevator.

WOMAN 1: soprano to play various characters

WOMAN 2: soprano or mezzo-soprano to play various characters

Ganymede 5
Music by Evan Kassof
Libretto by Aleksandr Hut-Kono

Ganymede 5 is a far future science fiction drama where a space colony views terrestrial nature as pornographic and its existence a threat to the fascist utopian society. The opera will be developed with the cast, so an interest in workshopping/experimenting new material is important. Accordingly, specific voice types are flexible, we will write with you in mind.

ROLE 1: tenor or high baritone to play various characters (one as a main role, and some secondary characters)

ROLE 2: soprano (anytype) to play various characters (one as a main role, and some secondary characters)

ROLE 3: soprano (anytype) to play various characters (one as a main role, and some secondary characters)

ROLE 4: soprano (anytype) to play various characters (one as a main role, and some secondary characters)


WHERE
Presser Hall, Room TBA
Temple University

WHEN
Sunday, June 30, 2019
2:00-4:00
Auditions by appointment only. See below.

WHAT TO PREPARE
Please complete this form to request an audition appointment. This form will remain open until all slots are filled. Please prepare 32 bars of two contrasting arias or art songs written after 1975, one of which must be in English. An accompanist will be provided. Please bring a headshot and resume.