Opera San José 2021–2022 Season Audition Notice
WEST SIDE STORY
Opera San José is currently seeking vaccinated performers of all ethnic backgrounds for principal, supernumerary, dance ensemble, and cover roles for our Spring 2022 production of West Side Story. In-person auditions will be held in San Jose on December 3, 2021.
Submissions are due Friday, November 26.
Production: West Side Story
Conductor: Christopher James Ray
Director: Crystal Manich
Choreographer: Michael Pappalardo
Rehearsals: March 7–April 15, 2022
Performances: April 16, 17, 21, 23, 29; May 1, 2022
- The Sharks (Bernardo, Pepe, Indio, Luis, Anxious, Nibbles, Juano, Toro, Moose; Rosalia, Consuelo, Teresita, Francisca, Estella, Margarita)
- The Jets (Action, A-rab, Bay John, Snowboy, Big Deal, Diesel, Gee-Tar, Mouthpiece, Tiger; Graziella, Velma, Minnie, Clarice, Pauline, Anybodys)
- Glad Hand
Friday, December 3, 2021, from 11am–6pm
Submissions due by Friday, November 26
To be considered for an in-person audition, please submit a résumé and headshot here.
Everyone who is invited to audition will be asked to sing and participate in a dance call. A pianist will be provided.
- SINGING: You will be asked to prepare specific musical selections from West Side Story depending on the role for which you would like to be considered. Audition materials may be found here.
- DANCE CALL: Please wear sneakers and clothing in which you can move. You will be taught a group routine.