Upcoming Auditions:


WEST SIDE STORY SUPPORTING CAST - OPEN CALL

The Niagara Symphony Orchestra is holding auditions for volunteer community performers to fill roles in our upcoming concert version of West Side Story on October 5 & 6, 2019! 

Conducted by NSO Music Director, Bradley Thachuk
Stage Direction by Wendy Leard 

DATE: Saturday, July 6, 2019 starting at 10AM
LOCATION:The Mandeville Theatre @ Ridley College

Successful vocalists will be required to attend all rehearsals and performances of POPS! 1: West Side Story In Concert in October 2019 - DOWNLOAD the Rehearsal Schedule

SIGN-UPCLICK HERE to sign up for an audition time slot. in the commect box beside your slot, please indicate the role for which you are auditioning. After signing up please send a current CV and headshot to Chelsea Smith by email

All candidates are asked to prepare the following: 

  •          a musical theatre piece of their choice that shows their vocal range (not from West Side Story)
  •          AND Men: Tonight (Quintet) (Bernardo/Sharks role) / Women: I Feel Pretty (Francisca/Consuela Roles) 

 A professional accompanist will be provided for all auditions. You may be asked to remain for a movement call - Scheduled for 4:30 PM

We are currently casting for the following roles: 

Role 

Description

Range (Low)

Range (High)

Song(s)

Bernardo

A proud, strong, handsome Puerto Rican man. Bernardo seeks to carve out territory as a sense of identity for he and his friends. Maria's brother and Anita's boyfriend. Leader of the Sharks.

Eb4

Bb2

Tonight (Quintet)

Action

Baby John

Snowboy

A-Rab

Big Deal

Dielsel

Officer Krupke

Male characters with solo lines

  

  

Jet Song (Action, Baby John, Snowboy, A-Rab, Big Deal)

Procession & Nightmare (Officer Krupke, A-Rab, Baby John, Snowboy, Action)

Gee, Officer Krupke (Snowboy, Action, Diesel, A-Rab, Baby John)

Francisca

Consuela

Female characters with solo lines

  

  

I Feel Pretty

Sharks (6)

Girls (6)

Chorus

  

  

America (6 Girls)

Tonight (Quintet) (6 Sharks)

QUESTIONS? Please contact Artistic & Operations Manager, Chelsea Smith by email or at 905-687-4993 ext 226