Company: Opera Saratoga
Location: Saratoga Springs, NY
Compensation: $400 per week plus housing and travel provided

Opera Saratoga announces open auditions for male and female dancers for a new production of André Grétry’s operatic adaptation of Beauty and the Beast – Zémire et Azor – which will be directed by Obie Award winning director and puppeteer James Ortiz and choreographed by Jill Echo as part of Opera Saratoga’s 2017 Summer Festival.

For this production, male dancers must be at least 6’ tall, and female dancers must be at least 5’9” to be eligible for consideration. Dancers should be professionally trained in ballet and modern dance. Experience with puppetry is valuable but not required.

Dancers must be available full time for rehearsals and performances for a seven-week period, starting on May 29th, ending on July 14th, 2017.  

Open Auditions will take place on WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22nd at Ripley Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue, New York City. Registration will take place in Studio 17C/D.  

All dancers should arrive at noon for registration; auditions will commence at 12:30pm. Dancers are advised to arrive warmed up and ready to dance; please bring a resume and headshot to the audition.


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