Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Audition Notice for Alberta Opera - Musical Theatre for Young People

Artistic Directors Farren Timoteo and Jeff Unger would like to invite trained and/or experienced non-equity actors and pianists to audition for Alberta Opera’s upcoming touring production of Pinocchio.

Auditions: 10 am to 5 pm, June 13th, 2011

Where: Citadel Theatre, 2nd floor, Classroom B, 9828 – 101A Avenue


The auditions will be organized into fifteen-minute slots. Actors are asked to prepare two contrasting musical theatre songs as well as a short comedic monologue. We ask that your songs be cut versions but be prepared to perform them in their entirety if requested. An accompanist will be provided. Please provide a headshot and resume.


Interviews will be scheduled throughout the day. Please bring a short musical theatre piece to perform. You may also be asked to sight-read.


To book an audition/interview, please email Farren Timoteo at

Please include your contact info (Phone number, email…)

If an audition/interview cannot be scheduled for you, yet you are still interested, please send a cover letter, photo and resume to:

#6-30, Stanley Milner Library Bldg, 7 Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2V5

We will try our best to accommodate you in call-back time slots.

Alberta Opera is celebrating its 28th season with an exciting new musical adaptation of Pinocchio (Music by Jeff Unger, Book by Farren Timoteo).

Jeff Unger has composed more than a dozen new musicals for Alberta Opera and this project marks his fourth collaboration with Farren Timoteo. Their previous works have toured the province extensively and garnered numerous acknowledgements by the Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Awards. Pinocchio will make its world debut on October 27th, 2011 at the Westbury Theatre and will then embark on a comprehensive tour of Alberta ending in June.

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