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Hi all,
We have the wonderful opportunity for you to be able to be on the stage here at the opera house in our Seasons Opening Barber of Seville.
I have copied the info below.
Please contact Jules directly, the contact details are attached but mention where you were informed.

Have you ever wanted the chance to be involved in one of The Royal Opera House Muscat productions?
Well NOW is your opportunity to try out your acting skills! We are looking for 16 adults (8 men and 8 women) to volunteer to be ‘extras’ in our forthcoming production of Rossini’s ‘The Barber of Seville’ presented by Teatro San Carlo from Naples, Italy in September Protected content . This sparkling comedy, full of wit and energy, tells the story of Count Almaviva who has fallen in love with a mysterious woman he met in Madrid and followed her to Seville. When he learns that she is engaged to marry her tyrannical guardian Bartolo, he asks the cunning barber Figaro to help him win her hand.

• What’s involved:
Men: Age Protected content
1 Notary: Appears in Act 2 Finale; part of the action involving the drawing up of the marriage contract between Don Bartolo and Rosina – ideally suited to someone who has had some stage experience before as this character has more interaction with other characters; wears long trousers, long sleeved tailcoat and shirt.
Height: 1m 80. Size: Italy: 48, UK: 38, US: 38

3 Commoners / Servants: Appear in Act 1 and the Act 2 Finale; stand as part of the crowd and carry / move chairs and small props; wear long trousers, shirts and long sleeve jackets
Height: 1m 72 – 1m 75. Size: Italy: 50 – 52, UK: Protected content 42, US: 40 – 42

4 Soldiers: Appear in Act 1 and the Act 2 Finale; stand as part of the crowd and carry / move small props; wear soldier’s uniform with long trousers and jackets with long sleeves plus soldier's hat.
Height: 1m 78. Size: Italy: 50, UK: 40, US: 40

Women: Age Protected content
8 Commoners / Maids: Appear in Act 1 and the Act 2 Finale; stand / sit as part of the crowd, required to carry / move chairs and small props and hold garlands of flowers in Act 2 Finale; wear dresses with long skirts and long sleeves.
Height: 1m 65 – 1m 70. Size: Italy: 46 – 50, UK: 14 – 18, US: 12 – 16

• Schedule:
You will need to be available for all scheduled rehearsals and performances as follows:

10th September: Morning / afternoon rehearsals (10.30 – 19.00, snacks/ lunch is provided)
11th September: Morning / afternoon rehearsals (10.30 – 19.00, snacks / lunch is provided)
12th September: Early evening Dress Rehearsal (15.30 – 20.00, snacks provided)
14th, 16th, 18th September: 3 Performances starting at 19.30 (Extras required at 18.30, snacks provided)

If you would like to take part please send us a full length photograph of yourself plus one headshot photograph to Protected content with a covering e-mail telling us a little about yourself (name, age, height and size) and why you would like to be involved. Successful applicants will be informed by e-mail if they have been selected and / or if an audition will be required. This is a voluntary opportunity and applicants will need to be locally based. Application closing date: August 22nd, Protected content .
Good Luck!
The Royal Opera House Muscat team
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