SAN FRANCISCO OPERA HOLDS PUBLIC CASTING CALL FOR
SUPERNUMERARIES (SUPERS) ON
MEN 18–45 YEARS OLD NEEDED FOR COMPANY’S SEASON-OPENING
PRODUCTION OF ANDREA CHÉNIER
SAN FRANCISCO (August 19, 2016)—Do you embody the fiery spirit of the French Revolution? San Francisco Opera is holding a public casting call seeking men between the ages of 18 and 45 to fill non-speaking and non-singing supernumerary and extra roles for the Company’s season-opening production of Umberto Giordano’s Andrea Chénier.
An open casting call will be held on Tuesday, August 23 at the War Memorial Opera House at 5 p.m. No experience is required and there is no fee to audition. Stipends will be provided to those cast in this production.
Supernumeraries, also known as supers, act as extras (in costume and make-up) on the stage in non-speaking, non-singing roles. Supers have the unparalleled opportunity to work alongside some of the most talented and acclaimed artists in the world, and help bring San Francisco Opera’s dazzling, large-scale productions to life on the stage of the historic War Memorial Opera House.
WHAT: Open audition for men ages 18 to 45 to appear as supers/extras (as historical figures of the French Revolution) in San Francisco Opera’s Andrea Chénier
WHEN: beginning at
WHERE: War Memorial Opera House, 301 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, 94102
Interested parties should contact firstname.lastname@example.org to receive more information and reserve a spot for this exciting opportunity!