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  • Auditions for Gilbert and Sulivan's The Gondoliers at Stanford
    Posted: January 07, 2009 1:01 PM

    The Stanford Savoyards announce auditions for

    Gilbert and Sullivan's
    The Gondoliers,
    or, The King of Barataria.
    Fully Staged with Orchestra

    Performances at Dinkelspiel Auditorium on the Stanford campus:
     April 17, 8pm
     April 18, 8pm
     April 25, 8pm
     April 26, 2:30pm

    All Auditions by appointment
    Audition Times:
     Wed. 1/14 7-9pm in  Dink Rehearsal Hall (basement of Dinkelspiel Auditorium)
     Thurs. 1/15 7-9pm in Braun Rm. 103
     Sat. 1/17 11-2pm in Braun Rm. 103
     Callbacks - Sun. 1/18 12-3pm

    Non-AEA, all roles are open. All voice parts desired. To make an
    appointment, email with a couple of preferred times.

    NOTE: Preference will be given to Stanford students in casting.
    Notwithstanding, non-students are still welcomed and encouraged to
    audition. (It is a big show, after all!)

    PREPARATION:  Be prepared to sing, and act; dress to move. Bring sheet
    music in your key. No tapes will be permitted, as an accompanist will
    be provided. Songs from The Gondoliers are okay however songs from
    other shows are strongly encouraged. Arrive early to fill out paper
    work and bring a conflict calendar.  If you have a resume and
    headshot, bring it.

    REHEARSALS:   Sunday, Monday and Wednesday evenings 7pm-10pm, Saturday
    from 11am-2pm, beginning Jan. 19, 2009.  Not everyone called every

    TECH WEEK:    April 11-15, 2009 No Conflicts!

    If you would like to participate in the production staff or crew,
    please let us know by phone or email. The Stanford Savoyards is a
    Volunteer Student Organization at Stanford University. Cast members
    will be expected to contribute time to the mounting of the production
    (sets, costumes, marketing, sales, etc.) in addition to rehearsal and
    performance time.

    Our two Gondolier heroes, Marco and Giuseppe, have it all.  They are
    incredibly handsome, sing magnificently, have beautiful brides… and of
    course get to sing in boats.  Most importantly one of them is even the
    King of Barataria!  But which one is it, Marco or Giuseppe?  Everyone
    wants to know!

    The Duke of Plaza Toro wants to know because his family's fortune
    depends upon him!

    The Grand Inquisitor wants to know because his confusion must be
    resolved by him!

    Beautiful Casilda wants to know because she must marry him (and won't
    his current wife be surprised)!

    Come join the fun as they sing and dance their way from the Piazettas
    of Italy to the Courts of Barataria, solving the mystery without
    missing a beat of Gilbert and Sullivan's wonderful score.  The
    Gondoliers features a full orchestra, a full chorus, and is fully

    More info on The Gondoliers is available at:

    More info on the Stanford Savoyards available at:

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