Friday, June 3, 2011

Seattle Opera Dancer Auditions

Calling all dancers!
Seattle Opera is holding dance auditions for our upcoming production of Georges Bizet's Carmen, directed by Bernard Uzan and choreographed by Peggy Hickey. The production opens October 15, 2011, and runs through October 29, 2011.

Seattle Opera is casting 8 dancers (4 women and 4 men) with the following qualifications:

Men: 5’10” or taller with strong classical training. Spanish/Flamenco training a plus. Partnering experience preferred.

Women: 5’08” or smaller with strong classical training. Spanish/Flamenco training a plus. Partnering experience preferred.

Positions are paid (AGMA contract), and daytime availability for rehearsals is required. The show begins rehearsing on September 19, 2011.

Auditions will be Monday, June 20, 2011, at 6 p.m. For more information and to sign up for auditions, please phone Paula Podemski, Seattle Opera's Production Supervisor, at (206) 676-5812.


Photo Caption: Dancers, including Raúl Salcedo and Sara de Luis, front, perform in Seattle Opera's February 2011 production of Don Quichotte.
Photo by Rozarii Lynch

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