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Singers Needed for 2023 Season Shows

San Jose, CA, United StatesID: 214024Exp: 2/6/2023

The company is holding auditions for several shows in its 2023 season and looking for talent, please see the details below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE CONSIDERED. About the project: Orange Blossoms" by Victor Herbert, March 2023. "Ragtime" by Ahrens & Flaherty, July-August 2023. "Iolanthe" by Gilbert & Sullivan, July-August 2023. "A Celebration of Chorus", July-August 2023 Famous choruses from musicals, operas, and operettas. Rate: All roles are volunteer positions (non-AEA), and no compensation other than reimbursement for mileage and parking is offered. Additional info: If you are auditioning for a lead role in Orange Blossoms you are strongly encouraged to audition on 1/30 or 1/31. Bring your head shot, resume and most importantly, your calendar. If you're seeking one of these roles and are unable to audition on these dates you may submit a video audition. If you are interested, please apply.

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46 roles

Albert BrassacMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Paris divorce solicitor and Kitty’s godfather. Baritone (Bb3 - F4). "Orange Blossoms"

Tillie JonesFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Brassac’s gum-chewing American secretary. Alto (C4 - Eb5). "Orange Blossoms"

OctaveMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Brassac’s office receptionist Speaking role (also in Men’s chorus). "Orange Blossoms"

Baron Roger BelmontMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Constantly falling in love; currently consumed by love for Helene. Tenor (C#4 - Ab5). "Orange Blossoms"

Kitty SavaryFemale18-30 y.o.All ethnicities

A young French country girl. Soprano (D4 - G5). "Orange Blossoms"

Jimmie FlynnMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

A fast-talking American friend of Tilly. Baritone (C3 – F4). "Orange Blossoms"

Helene de VasquezFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

A haughty Brazilian divorcee. Soprano (F4 - Bb5). "Orange Blossoms"

AugusteMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Roger’s butler, who plans to marry Ninetta. Speaking role. "Orange Blossoms"

NinettaFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Roger’s maid. Soprano (E4 - Ab5). "Orange Blossoms"

Cecilia MalbaFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

(must have solid high “C” [C6]). Ensemble. Soprano/Alto. "Orange Blossoms"

Christiane de MirandolFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Ensemble. Soprano/Alto. "Orange Blossoms"

Julie BresilFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Ensemble. Soprano/Alto. "Orange Blossoms"

Yolande DuPontFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Ensemble. Soprano/Alto. "Orange Blossoms"

Paulette de TrevorsFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Ensemble. Soprano/Alto. "Orange Blossoms"

Simone GarrickFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Ensemble. Soprano/Alto. "Orange Blossoms"

Thomas FitzpatrickMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Ensemble. Tenor/ Bass. "Orange Blossoms"

Frank CurranMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Ensemble. Tenor/ Bass. "Orange Blossoms"

Oliver StewartMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Ensemble. Tenor/ Bass. "Orange Blossoms"

Denny MurrayMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Ensemble. Tenor/ Bass. "Orange Blossoms"

PhyllisBoth genders18-21 y.o.All ethnicities

(soprano): Female-presenting; An Arcadian shepherdess and Ward in Chancery, Phyllis is in love with Strephon, but that doesn’t prevent her from enjoying the attention she receives from other men. Smart, rustic, teasing, and sure of herself. She becomes heartbroken when she believes Strephon has been unfaithful. "IOLANTHE"

Queen of the FairiesBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

(contralto): Female-presenting; An imposing fairy who expects respect and will enforce it, she is also capable of both mercy and romantic infatuation. While she believes in rules, her practical nature allows her to compromise in the end. This role includes a small amount of physical comedy. "IOLANTHE"

CeliaFemale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

(soprano): Female-presenting; A leader among the fairies, she is unafraid to say exactly what she thinks. Mischievous. "IOLANTHE"

LeilaBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

(mezzo-soprano): Female-presenting; A leader among the fairies, she is more diplomatic than Celia, but also quite willing to use sarcasm when it suits her. "IOLANTHE"

FletaBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

(speaking role with ensemble singing): Female-presenting; A leader among the fairies, she is less wise than Celia or Leila but open with her questions. "IOLANTHE"

StrephonBoth genders22-26 y.o.All ethnicities

(baritone): Male-presenting; An Arcadian shepherd who is also half a fairy (down to the waist), he is in love with Phyllis and also has a close, loving relationship with his mother Iolanthe. An idealistic believer in romance, he is willing to persevere in order to achieve the marriage of his dreams until his heart is broken when Phyllis believes he has been unfaithful. "IOLANTHE"

Lord ChancellorMale45-56 y.o.All ethnicities

(baritone): Male-presenting; A conflicted person who tries to do right by his wards and by the law, but who is also tortured by the conflict between his perceived duty and his personal desires. This role involves strong patter singing, portrayal of depths of emotion, and a small amount of physical comedy. "IOLANTHE"

Lord TollollerBoth genders45-65 y.o.All ethnicities

(tenor): Male-presenting; Leader of the House of Lords. Aristocratic, pompous, and always trying to one-up Mountararat. Initially resistant to change, he winds up embracing it. "IOLANTHE"

Lord MountararatBoth genders45-56 y.o.All ethnicities

(baritone): Male-presenting; Aristocratic, pompous, and always trying to one-up Tolloller. He whines when things don’t go his way "IOLANTHE"

Private WillisBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

(bass): Male-presenting; Stalwart, steady, and thoughtful. This role involves standing in one place on stage for a long period of time. "IOLANTHE"

Chorus of FairiesBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

(soprano/alto): Smart, active, communal, and prone to fall in love. "IOLANTHE"

Chorus of PeersMale18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

(tenor/baritone): Rigid, staid, self-important, but able to eventually see a good thing when it comes their way. "IOLANTHE"

Coalhouse Walker, JrMale25-35 y.o.African-American

(baritone with strong top range; range: Ab to G, with a sustained high F#). Dance skill required; Pantomime pianist; Needs to be able to show the transformation from proud, confident, privileged and stubborn to shock, grief, heartbreak, anger, madness. **Seeking for an actor who can hold the stage with posture, attitude, charisma and engagement. Whether in times of glory or disaster he needs to find a way to provide leadership qualities "RAGTIME"

SarahFemale18-24 y.o.African-American

(lyric soprano; range: low G# to high F# on staff) A mother’s daughter, not extremely mature to the demands of womanhood/motherhood yet raised to be a good woman. **Seeking a dynamic actress who can clearly portray the emotional arc of the songs she is singing as well as a romantic connection with Coalhouse. Heavy vocal/acting demands. "RAGTIME"

MotherFemale30-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Anglo-American (lyric soprano; range: low G to high Eb on staff) Needs to show a gentle/motherly side and very compassionate beyond social expectations, optimistic and hopeful of the good in people. The events of the musical are heavily from Mother’s point of view so we see how the events affect her. **Seeking an actress who can really own her role as the backbone of the family. Leads with dignity, wisdom and determination. Portrays qualities of a solid protagonist. "RAGTIME"

FatherMale40-56 y.o.All ethnicities

Anglo-American(baritone; range: B to E on staff) Needs to show the range from being very cautious and resistant to change, to finally coming around to having compassion for Coalhouse and what new ideology he stands for. **Seeking an actor that can portray strong bravado and the determination/stubbornness of an Anglo-man in an Anglo-man’s world. Also needs to show a severe change of heart/mind to show compassion and understanding to other people and their struggles. "RAGTIME"

Mother's Younger BrotherMale20-25 y.o.All ethnicities

(tenor/baritone with strong top range: B to high F#) Opposite of Father in terms of being non-resistant to change. He is in-fact becomes a spearhead of change. He is willing to give up his life of guaranteed privilege to become part of a civil rights movement of unknown and dangerous fate. **Seeking actor who can portray youthful exuberance and kindheartedness as well as a distinct vision and determination to become a leader and follow his own path. "RAGTIME"

TatehMale30-56 y.o.White / Caucasian

Eastern European/Any complexion/Jewish Immigrant, slight accent (tenor; range: Db to high F#) A creator of his own opportunities and a very responsible and caring Father. **Seeking an actor to show the creative energy and a revolutionary mind meant to change the world. He should be able to portray the organic nature of Tateh’s ideas, creations and means for survival. "RAGTIME"

Emma GoldmanFemale40-56 y.o.White / Caucasian

(historical): Eastern European/Any complexion/Jewish Immigrant female/Anarchist, slight accent. (alto, range: low G# to Db on staff) **Seeking an actress who can portray an extremely powerful and stoic figure, regardless of physical stature. Is the spearhead of large scale changes in society and is determined to stand up for what she feels is right for the poor, working class of America. Needs to be able to own the stage amongst a crowd of people. "RAGTIME"

Harry HoudiniMale30-56 y.o.All ethnicities

(historical): Hungarian Immigrant male/Magician/body-builder. (tenor; range: mid. C to high G) **One of the top celebrity performers to go mainstream media. **Seeking an actor with a strong sense of presentation and comfort at being a human “spectacle“. Showing a sense of interesting body control, contortionism, dexterity, flexibility will help further build the visual characteristics of Harry for our production. "RAGTIME"

Evelyn NesbitFemale18-25 y.o.All ethnicities

(historical): Anglo-American female. Vaudevillian "girl on the swing". (belter/soprano, range: middle C to Db on staff). Will consider older actors. **Seeking a dynamic song/dance girl of the time period. Knows how to play up the sex appeal in a vaudevillian manner. Also any skills along the lines of core dance training, gymnastic/acrobatics, etc. will enhance the capability of this character in our production. "RAGTIME"

GrandfatherMale55-60 y.o.All ethnicities

(Mother's father): Anglo-American male. (some "speak sung" lyrics, baritone) Although high society, Grandfather is an extremely proud, gruff and stubborn man. His idiosyncrasies should show up in Mother’s character but maybe much more refined and cleverly situational. ** Seeking an engaging actor who has experience with comedic timing and walking and talking like an old man. Needs to be able to walk with the assistance of a cane "RAGTIME"

Booker T. WashingtonMale25-56 y.o.African-American

(Historical): (some "speak sung" lyrics, baritone) Booker T. is probably the most educated and intelligent character in the show. His political and social philosophy is extremely well structured and thought out. **Seeking a character actor who can really make the dialog of the character his own and be able to learn to deliver the lines as if he has been thinking and preparing them for years. "RAGTIME"

Henry FordMale30-45 y.o.All ethnicities

(Historical): Anglo-American (some "speak sung" lyrics, baritone) Seeking an actor who can portray the spirit of arguably one of the greatest engineers in American History. **Seeking an actor who can create his own interpretation of the character and bring something “unique” to the mix. Open to interpretation, looking for something fun and interesting. "RAGTIME"

JP MorganMale45-56 y.o.All ethnicities

(Historical): Anglo-American male; (some "speak sung" lyrics, baritone) **Seeking an actor who can create his own interpretation of the character and bring something “unique” to the mix. Open to interpretation, looking for something fun and interesting. Wealthy, intelligent, corporate, successful, proud, powerful, inspirational are some character attributes that come to mind. With more vocal skills would be used in New Rochelle ensemble as well. "RAGTIME"

Sarah's FriendBoth genders18-30 y.o.African-American Other

African-American/other ethnicity. (Gospel lyric-soprano or alto range: low G to stratosphere scat top note) **Seeking a show-stopping Gospel vocalist for this role. ‘Till We Reach that Day’ is a major turning point of the show and her vocal performance spearheads the emotional passion with the entire cast following her lead. Strong dance skills are a plus.

TalentBoth genders18-56 y.o.All ethnicities

All vocal ranges, plus soloist opportunities. "A CELEBRATION OF CHORUSES"