Want to sing on stage with Kathleen Battle? Here’s your chance!

The Auditorium Theatre will host auditions for the “Underground Railroad: A Spiritual Journey” choir, led by Roosevelt University’s Jonita Lattimore on August 11 from 3-9PM and August 12 from 10AM-5PM. Find audition requirements and rehearsal schedule below! There is a stipend for this performance. More information will be provided at the auditions. For further details prior to the auditions, please contact jlattimore@roosevelt.edu.

To sign up for an audition slot, please follow this link: http://theaud.us/KB-Auditions

Audition Requirements –
1. Prepare one spiritual
2. Prepare one song or aria in any language from the classical genre (i.e. English, Italian, French, German, Latin, Spanish, Portuguese, etc.)
3. Be prepared for a sight-singing and aural exercise.
4. Bring a resume and headshot. If you do not have a headshot readily available, bring a recent picture.
5. Auditionees will need to bring a state issues ID to gain access to the building. Security will not allow you to enter the building without receiving a guest pass.

An accompanist will be provided; however you are welcome to bring your own.

Please arrive at least 20 minutes prior to your audition time so you can go through security, fill out paper work, etc. There will be NO warm up space available.

Audition Location –
Katten-Landau Studio
425 S Wabash Ave, 4th Floor

Rehearsal Schedule –
Chorus members are allowed one (1) excused absence during the first two weeks of rehearsals (9/12 – 9/23). Rehearsals during the last week (9/26 – 9/28) are mandatory. All rehearsals will take place in the Katten-Landau Studio (425 S Wabash Ave, 4th Floor) unless otherwise noted.

9/12 @ 6:15PM — Short meeting with introductions, paper work, etc.
9/12 @ 6:30-9:30PM — Rehearsal
9/14 @ 6:30-9:30PM — Rehearsal
9/16 @ 10AM-1PM — Rehearsal
9/18 @ 6:30-9:30PM — Rehearsal
9/19 @ 6:30-9:30PM — Rehearsal
9/21 @ 6:30-9:30PM — Rehearsal
9/23 @ 10AM-1PM — Rehearsal (Location TBD)
9/26 @ 6:30-9:30PM — Rehearsal with Ms. Battle
9/27 @ 6:30-9:30PM — Rehearsal with Ms. Battle
9/28 @ 6:30-9:30PM — Dress Rehearsal on stage with Ms. Battle (Auditorium Theatre stage)