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Rose Valley Chorus & Orchestra

AUDITIONS

Auditions by appointment -- E-mail or call Julie Zaffarano at (610) 325-6568 and provide a message with your name, phone number, and best time to reach you.

Naughty Marietta
Saturday October 13, 2:00 - 4:00 pm and Sunday October 14, 2018 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 927 S. Providence Road, Wallingford.
Stage
    Director Kate Nealley. Musical Director Florrie Marks.
    Rehearsals start January 2019 and are Sunday 7:00-9:30 pm; Monday and Wednesday evenings 7:30-10:00 p.m. Show dates are April 5, 6, 10, 12, 13 at 8:00 PM and April 6 and 13 at 2:00 PM.

Download and bring the filled out audition form to your appointment.
Use the links below to open a PDF file of the audition material for the desired role.
  Role/Age Range Description Voice Part Music
Female Roles Contessa Marie D'Altena, aka Marietta
(20s-30s)
Energetic, passionate woman, full of fun and adventure. Seeking her soulmate. Knows her own mind.

Soprano

No. 8 Italian Street Song
  Ada LaFarge, Daughter of Governor LaFarge
(20s-30s)
Intelligent, poised and loyal.  Loves passionately, but is no fool.

Mezzo-Soprano

No. 7 ‘Neath the Southern Moon
  Lizette, Casquette Maid
(20s-45)
Brave and adventurous. Able to laugh at herself. Comic timing a must.

Mezzo-Soprano

No. 18 The Sweet By and By (verse 1 only)
No. 6 If I Were Anybody Else But Me (pick-up to m. 11 through m. 26)
  Francesca, Daughter of Rudolfo
(20s-30s)
Engaging singer and dancer.

Soprano

No. 8 Italian Street Song
May sing entire song or stop at measure 81
  Nanette, Felice, and Fanchon, Flower girls
(17-20s)
Full of fun and gossip.  May appear shallow, but still waters run deep.

Any Voice

No. 1 Opening Chorus (pp. 14-15: mm. 86-105)
Sopranos: sing the top part
Mezzos/altos: sing the bottom part (pick 1 of the 2 bottom parts in mm. 104-105)
Male Roles Captain Richard Warrington, aka Captain Dick
(30s-45)
Brave and noble. Clueless as far as real women are concerned.

Tenor

No. 2 Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!  verse 1, etc.)
  Etienne Grandet, Son of Lieutenant Governor, aka Bras Pique(40s)
(20s-45)
Charismatic and accustomed to getting what he wants with little effort. Hungry for power.  Missed the morality boat.

Bass-Baritone

No. 12 You marry a marionette (verse 1, etc.)
  Lieutenant Governor Grandet
(50s-70s)

Pompous epicurean. Overwhelmed by ennui and the inability to make decisions.

Baritone

No. 9 Act 1 Finale, pp. 98-99 (m. 99-113); sing Etienne’s part as well as the Lt. Governor’s
  Simon, one of Capt. Dick's men
(20s-45)
Not the sharpest tool in the shed. Wants to improve his lot in life. Comic timing a must.

Baritone/2nd Tenor

No. 6 If I were anybody else but me (pick-up to m. 32 to the end)
  Rudolfo, Manager of Italian Dance Troup
(50s-70s)
Big hearted father figure.

Tenor

No. 11 Dance of the marionettes (mm. 7-16)
  Florenze, Secretary to Lieutenant Governor
(Any adult age)
Intelligent, officious, and poised. Understatedly sarcastic.

Any voice

Please prepare a short selection of a song of your choosing.  Bring the sheet music for the accompanist.
  Harry Blake, Captain Dick’s right hand man
(Any adult age)
Loyal with a strong sense of duty. Desires to save damsels in distress.

Any Voice

Please prepare a short selection of a song of your choosing.  Bring the sheet music for the accompanist.

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