Opera Chorus Auditions Announced for Upcoming Production of
Jackson, MS — The Mississippi Opera is excited to announce chorus auditions for our upcoming
production of Puccini’s La Bohème, to be performed on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Thalia Mara
Hall. Chorus auditions will be held on Thursday, January 17, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Christ Lutheran
Church located at 4423 I-55 N., in Jackson. Singers should prepare 1 or 2 selections of their choice
for the audition. Accompaniment will be provided.
“Being in an opera chorus can be a fun and exciting way for singers to perform in beautiful costumes on amazing sets while singing some of the greatest music ever written,” said Artistic General Director Jay Dean.
The Mississippi Opera Chorus rehearses on Thursday evenings from 7-9 p.m., plus other rehearsals
during production weeks. The main cast of the production includes: Betsy Uschkrat (Mimí,) Michael
Boley (Rodolfo,) Michelle Lange (Musetta,) Travis Sherwood (Marcello,) André Chiang
(Schaunard,) and Eric Lindsey (Colline.)
Mississippi Opera is the 9th oldest continuously operating opera company and has performed
outstanding productions over the last 73 years. You can find out more about Mississippi Opera at
their website: www.msopera.org.
To schedule an audition, or for more information, please contact Merina Hansen at
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 601-317-1019.