Wednesday, August 06, 2003

 
Joffrey Ballet Non-Dance Opportunity: 'This October The Joffrey Ballet of Chicago will be performing Romeo & Juliet, choreography by John Cranko music by Serge Prokoviev. We are looking for the following people to perform supernumerary roles in the Ballet:
13 Male Soldiers:
Approximately 6 feet tall, between the ages of 20 and 50.
Must be physically strong and agile.
Must have stage experience & be able to take direction.
Ballet training not necessary, but applicants must be able to count or follow music.
May have facial hair.
5 Women Peasants:
Approximately 5'2" to 5'7" in height, must be over 20 years of age.
Must have stage experience & be able to take direction.
Some basic Dance training requested. Applicants must be able to count or follow music.
5 Men Peasants:
Approximately 5'7" to 6'in height, must be over 20 years of age.
Must have stage experience & be able to take direction.
Some basic Dance training requested. Applicants must be able to count or follow music.
May have facial hair.
Auditions/ Placement/ Measurements & Costume Fittings Saturday, September 20th, 2003 @ Joffrey Rehearsal Studios: 218 South Wabash, 7th Floor (Yahoo Map).
  • 12:00pm-4:00pm - Soldiers (men approximately 6')
  • 2:00pm-4:00pm - Peasant Men (men 5'7"-6')
  • 3:00pm-5:00pm - Peasant Women (women 5'2"-5'7")
APPLICANTS MUST BE AVAILABLE for the following rehearsal & performance dates. (A more specific schedule will be handed out on Saturday September 20th at the audition)
  • Saturday, September 27th: Rehearsals & Costume Fittings in afternoon
  • Friday, October 3rd: Rehearsals in the evening
  • Saturday, October 4th: Stage rehearsals with Full Company in afternoon
  • Monday, October 6th: *Tentative* Stage Rehearsals for Soldiers only in afternoon
  • Tuesday, October 7th: Dress Rehearsals on Stage from 12-7
  • Wednesday, October 8th: Dress Rehearsals from 1-4, 7:30pm opening night
  • Thursday, October 9th: 12noon call for a 1:00pm Performance
  • Friday, October 10th: 6:30pm call for a 7:30pm Performance
  • Saturday, October 11th: 1:00pm call for a 2:00pm Performance
    6:30pm call for a 7:30pm Performance
  • Sunday, October 12th: 1:00pm call for a 2:00pm Performance
  • Friday, October 17th: 6:30pm call for a 7:30pm Performance
  • Saturday, October 18th: 1:00pm call for a 2:00pm Performance
    6:30pm call for a 7:30pm Performance
  • Sunday, October 19th: 1:00pm call for a 2:00pm Performance
All Supernumeraries will be compensated $10 for each rehearsal and each performance. (applicants will not be compensated for Saturday September 27th).

For questions or further information please contact:
Adam Sklute Artistic Coordinator
The Joffrey Ballet of Chicago
312-739-0120 extension: 42 or 312-360-1720 extension: 12
e-mail address: asklute@joffreyballet.org'
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