Auditions

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 A series of musical revues

starting with: ‘Around the World in 80 Minutes’

 for soloists and choristers

  August 31 août, 2016

…and other dates to follow

Civic Centre – 5801 Cavendish Blvd, Côte Saint-Luc.

for the MWOS 78th Season – pour le 78ième saison

Interested?  Please contact us.  Appelez ou courriel (cliquez ici/click here) pour fixer un rendez-vous pour l’audition/ to book an appointment.
 Phone/tél: 514-990-8813 ext 3

The Montreal West-End Operatic Society will spice up your life with its series of musical revues! This coming year MWOS will showcase local talent in a series of concerts. Songs from opera to Broadway (including selections from our Gilbert & Sullivan repertoire) will be presented. Funds raised will be used for our next fully-staged production.

Our first concert ‘Around the World in 80 Minutes’ will be presented

  • in collaboration with the City of Westmount at Victoria Hall, Westmount on Wednesday evening, the 30th of November at 7:30 p.m.
  • in partnership with the City of Côte Saint-Luc at the Harold Greenspon Auditorium on Thursday evening, the 8th of December at 7:30 p.m.

Guidelines

  • Please consult General Membership Information for all applicable guidelines.
  • Come appropriately dressed. A costume is not necessary, but do put some thought into how you present yourself.
  • For Chorus auditions, candidates can sing any piece of music. Please bring two photocopies of your music for us. An accompanist will be provided for you if needed.
  • If you are auditioning for a lead role or solo, you will be asked to sing a sample piece and may be asked to read a section of the spoken libretto, if applicable.
  • If a song consists of more that one verse, you should be prepared to sing all the verses.
  • Please bring an acting resumé if you have one, and a headshot if you are auditioning for a lead role.
  • Singing from memory is suggested, but not mandatory.
  • The availability of understudy and/or alternative roles is at the discretion of the audition committee.

General Membership Information

Join the MWOS Family by Becoming a Cast/Company Member

Becoming a member of the Montreal West-End Operatic Society entitles you to enjoy many benefits.  Besides getting a chance to perform and having the feeling of being part of local community theatre, you are offered a number of specials.

As you may know, MWOS was incorporated …

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Music

2016-2017: TBD by singer in consultation with Music Director (musical theatre from Broadway to Opera) classical and popular music

2015-2016: The Gondoliers by Gilbert & Sullivan (operetta)

2014-2015: La Chauve-Souris by Johanne Strauss II – Musical Score (operetta)

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The Story or Theme

2016-2017 ‘Around the World in 80 Minutes’ – theme of travel 2015-2016 The Gondoliers Plot Summary

 

ACT IThe Piazetta, Venice (Date, 1750) The two Gondoliers, Marco and Giuseppe, are so handsome and have such winning ways that they have completely turned the heads of the pretty contadine. Marco and Giuseppe are nonplussed …

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Vocal Audition Form

Audition Form 2016-2017 Audition-Form-2016-2017-2016-08-Draft-SG-1-2.pdf Please ensure you have read the preamble for all relevant rules and regulations.

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Instrumental audition form

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