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Daily Rehearsal: A variety of auditions

Audition alerts: Lyric Opera is looking for both male and female dancers trained in classical ballet for Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg (“Dancers with a variety of body types are encouraged to attend”) and the Drama Group is looking for members to join Avenue Q (but not for pay).

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Richard Wagner's 'Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg'

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- Audition alerts: Lyric Opera is looking for both male and female dancers trained in classical ballet for Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg (“Dancers with a variety of body types are encouraged to attend”) and the Drama Group is looking for members to join Avenue Q (but not for pay). But be warned; “For those interested in puppet roles, please practice hand movements to mimic your mouth movements.” August 25 and August 6 and 7, respectively.

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