West Virginia University at Parkersburg
300 Campus Drive Parkersburg WV 26104
Phone: 304-424-8203 | Fax: 304-424-8315
November 25, 2008
WVU Parkersburg Music and Theatre Departments announce open auditions for "H.M.S. Pinafore."
CONTACT: Jeff Byrd, Theatre instructor, 304-424-8295.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Open auditions for an upcoming production of Gilbert and Sullivan's light opera "H.M.S. Pinafore" will be held Dec. 1-4 at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.
Roles needed for the production include: 7-10 female chorus members; 7-10 male chorus members; five principal male roles, and three principal female roles.
Auditions will be held in the college theatre (room 1305) 2-4 p.m., Monday (Dec. 1); 6:30-9 p.m., Tuesday (Dec. 2); 2-4 p.m., Wednesday (Dec. 3), and 6:30-9 p.m., Thursday (Dec. 4).
The Music and Theatre Departments of WVU Parkersburg will present the production on Feb. 20-22, 2009.
Those auditioning will not need to bring prepared audition pieces but will work with the directors on a short choral selection from the show. Additional information is available by contacting the Theatre Department office, 304-424-8295.
The libretto to be used for the production and auditions can be downloaded at http://math.boisestate.edu/GaS/pinafore/html/index.html .