October 26 - November 9, 2016
IVRT onstage Tuesdays and Wednesdays at the Candlelight Pavilion
Sunday, August 28, 2016
3:00 - 5:00 PM - auditions
6:00 - 10:00 PM - callbacks at director's request
1775 N. Indian Hill Blvd. Claremont, CA 91711 Director: GARY KRINKE Casting/Asst. Director: HOPE KAUFMAN Production Director: BOBBY COLLINS Come prepared with a 1-2 minute memorized monologue, headshot and resume. Auditioners will be seen on a first come basis.
Callbacks later that day at director’s request.
Small Stipends for performers available.
CAST OF CHARACTERS:
Antonio Salieri, performer selected Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, performer selected
Constanze Weber - Lively and lusty wife to Mozart. Beautiful and appealing as well as coarse and common. Musical background a plus. Several of her speeches are timed with Mozart's music.
Joseph II, Male, 40-50, Emperor of Austria. Amiable, short attention span, cheerful, dapper individual who is pleased with himself.
Count Johann Kilian von Strack, Male, 30+, Groom of the Imperial Chamber. Stiff and proper, humorless, and official to the bone.
Count Franz Orsini-Rosenberg, Male, 30+, Director of the Imperial Opera. Supercilious opera director. Grand and slightly pretentious.
Baron Gottfried van Swieten, Male, 30+, Prefect of the Imperial Library. Solemn and lacking any sense of humor, dogmatic.
Three Venticelli, male or female, any age, “Little Winds” – Purveyors of information, gossip and rumor. Absolute need for chemistry and impeccable timing. The Venticelli often act as one mind. Ability to move well/fluidly is a must, vocal ability needed
1 soprano, 1 alto, 1 bass
The cast includes several silent. These parts will create an ensemble and chorus that together drive the action of the play. Although non-speaking, the following are featured: Salieri’s Valet, plays 30+ Salieri’s Cook, plays 30+ Major-Domo, Male – Efficient court servant Katherina Cavalieri, Female – Plays 20’s and 30’s Salieri’s pupil, then mistress Teresa Salieri, Female 30’s – Salieri’s wife; a serious woman Guiseppe Bonno, Male 60s
For inquiries regarding auditions, please contact
IVRT's Casting Director, Hope Kaufman, at IVRTcasting@aol.com.