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Universal Studios, Japan Wizarding World of Harry Potter Frog Choir

Location: Long Beach, California, USA
Casting Specifications:
Four Singers: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Vocal Percussionist/Bass
• Must be at least 18 years of age on the day of the audition.
• Must have a valid passport or the ability to attain one in a timely manner.
• Must be willing to relocate to Japan for up to 13 months.
• Must have significant collegiate choral experience and good ears for intonation/blend/balance
• Must be able to sing with a British accent
• Must be able to “pass” for a high school student
• Must be willing to work outdoors
• Dance ability not required, but a plus
Soprano – must sing to A6
Alto – Must sing to D5
Tenor- Must sing to F4
Bass/Vocal Percussionist – Must sing to C4
 
Compensation Package/Specifics
• Singers: USD $2718.00 monthly* (Universal Studios Japan is required by law to tax the gross income of all
performers. Therefore, compensation is listed in net figure amounts.).
• There is a bonus structure in place that, when awarded to its fullest could earn a performer up to an additional
USD $4000.00* based on a year-long contract. (Shorter contract lengths are appropriately pro-rated)
• Each performer will receive a daily per diem rate of JPY ¥4700* while in Japan.
• Each performer will receive a round-trip economy airline ticket from their homeport.
• Each performer is automatically enrolled in USJ’s medical insurance program while under contract.
• Each performer will be provided their own fully furnished apartment in cast housing, which includes among
other items a washer, dryer, refrigerator, microwave and television set.
• Each performer will receive a train pass to and from Universal Studios Japan and cast housing or a
predetermined, suitable transportation allowance.
• Each performer will receive a bicycle.
• Each performer will receive a mobile phone (with limited toll allowance).
• Each performer will receive a gym membership.
(*Performer compensation and per diem stated is after mandatory Japanese tax has been taken out. Compensation rate for all
performers is determined by Universal Studios Japan and is non-negotiable.)
 
Pre-Screening:
Interested singers that fit the requirements should send
a one-page performer’s resume (specify voice part!)
and current headshot to the following email address:
istadproductions@gmail.com
 
Audition Schedule:
1. Single Auditions- (Long Beach)
Wednesday, August 13, 2014- 6-10pm
Saturday, August 16, 2014 – 10am-1pm
a. 32 Bars of a prepared solo
b. Excerpt of prepared choral work from the
Potter show sung unaccompanied
2. Voice Matching Callback Auditions (Long Beach)
Monday, August 18, 2014 –7pm-10pm
a. 24 selected to sing in small groups
b. Prepared choral work from the Potter
Show sung unaccompanied
3. 2nd Round Callback Audition (North Hollywood)
Tuesday, August 19, 2014- 2PM
a. 12 selected to sing for Universal
Executives
b. Prepared choral work from the Potter