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Auditions for The King & I
Nov 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Piedmont Opera announces auditions for the chorus and for secondary roles in their upcoming production of Rodger’s and Hammerstien’s The King and I. The company is looking to fill the following roles:
Louis Leonowens: Anna’s son, age 11-13, who goes with his mother to Siam. (Early teens)
Prince Chulalongkorn: The king’s eldest son, age 11-13, the crown prince of Siam and heir to the throne (Early teens)
Nine Princesses (girls), including Princess Ying Yaowlak (Child, Early Teen)
Nine Princes (boys)
Captain Orton: A seafaring captain that has seen many a voyage East. Mature Adult.
The Kralahome: The King’s prime minister, and right-hand man. Strong, Imposing.
Phra Alack: Secretary and chief footman to the King of Siam.
Sir Edward Ramsay: A distinguished British statesman who comes to visit the King.
Chorus of Wives (10)
Chorus of Priests (10)
Adults auditioning for chorus should prepare a musical selection to sing.
Children are encouraged to prepare a musical selection, preferably the last 20 measures of “Getting to Know You”.
Those auditioning for Non-Singing roles should be prepared to read sides provided.
Auditions will be at Calvary Moravian Church (600 Holly Avenue Winston-Salem, NC 27101)
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 pm for youth
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. for adults
Rehearsals being February 28, 2020.
The performances are March 20, 22 & 24, 2020.
Call Jen at Piedmont Opera to sign up at 336.725.7101.