The College of Arts and Architecture

Penn State Opera Theatre FALL 2019 Auditions

Announcing Penn State Opera Theatre’s 2019-2020 Season

Opera will hold auditions for fall Scenes Workshop and spring production of Bizet’s Carmen (sung in French) on Tuesday August 27 (2:50-4:30), and Thursday August 29 (2:50-4:30), room 122, Music Building II. 

Sign-up sheet will be posted on the voice area board Monday, August 26. 

All SOM performance majors (BM, BMA) and graduate students (MM and MMVPP) are required to audition. All other voice students are encouraged to audition.  

Prepare an aria or art song that best represents your ability. To be considered for a principal role in Carmen, please also offer an aria or art song in French. An accompanist will be provided.  

The following roles are NOT available in Carmen: 

Carmen
Don José
Escamillo
Le Remendado 

The following roles ARE available in Carmen: 

Micaëla
Moralès
Zuniga
Frasquita
Mercédès
Le Dancaïre
Lillas Pastia 

Ensemble of Soldiers, young men, cigarette factory girls, Gypsies, merchants, bullfighters, etc