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 Extras - Giselle

​The Royal Opera House Muscat is looking to cast ‘Extras’ for one of its upcoming ballet productions in April 2017
We will require 17 Men, 9 Women and 4 Boys to take part in American Ballet Theatre’s production of ‘Giselle’.

WHAT’S INVOLVED?:

MEN:
6 MALE GUARDS (+ 1 understudy)
- Dancer type, very slender build, 5'-10" - 6'-0", Age: 18 - 45

2 BOAR MEN (+ 1 understudy)
 - Older, character type, with a heavyset build, Age: 45+

3 BIRD MEN
- Older, character type, Age: 45+

2 DOG MEN (+ 1 understudy)
- Dancer type, slender build, 5'-8", 36"-38" chest, Age: 14 - 20

1 CANOPY MAN  
- Dancer type, slender build, 5'-8", 36"-38" chest, Age: 14 - 25

WOMEN:
2 BATHILDE ATTENDANTS (+ 1 understudy)
- Young ladies, 5'-6" - 5'-10", Dress size 8 or lower, Age: 14 - 25

5 VILLAGE WOMEN (+ 1 understudy)
- Older, character type, with a heavyset build, 5'-5" - 5'-8", Age: 35 - 65

BOYS:
3 YOUNG VILLAGE BOYS (+ 1 understudy)
- Age 8-10, 4'-4" - 4'-6", maximum shoe size of US 5 ½, size US 5 and under is preferred

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Schedule: (Subject to change)

You will need to be available for ALL scheduled costume fittings, rehearsals and performances as follows – please only apply for this production if you know that you can attend ALL scheduled sessions:

  • Monday 3rd April:       16.45 – 19.30 Studio Rehearsal

  • Tuesday 4th April:      15.45 – 19.30 Studio Rehearsal (+ Costume fittings)

  • Wednsday 5th April:    16.45 – 19.30 Studio Rehearsal

  • Thursday 6th April:      v11.45 – 17.00 Stage Rehearsal (MANDATORY)

  • 19.30 Performance (Extras need to get into costume at 18.30)

  • Friday 7th April:       19.30 Performance (Extras need to get into costume at 18.30)

  • Saturday 8th April:    16.00 Performance (Extras need to get into costume at 15.00)

    
 If you would like to take part in this production please send us one full length photograph of yourself, one headshot photograph plus a short cell-phone video to introduce yourself (full length shot, not head shot) to extras@rohmuscat.org.om with a covering e-mail telling us a little about yourself (including your name, age, height, clothing size, shoe size and contact telephone number), your previous acting / dance experience and why you would like to be involved.
 
If you are not available for all scheduled fittings, rehearsals and performances you cannot be considered.  Successful applicants will be informed by e-mail if they have been selected and / or if an audition will be required.
Applicants will need to be based locally and be able to provide a copy of an Omani ID card or Resident Card for non-Omanis and also have an Omani bank account.   

Application closing date: Sunday 19th March, 2017

Good Luck!

The Royal Opera House Muscat team