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Broad-Chested Men Needed!

The COC is looking for some broad-chested men to act as non-singing extras in the upcoming production of Verdi's Rigoletto, directed by Christopher Alden and opening Sept. 29. 

If you wear a size 46 jacket, are between 5'9" and 6'2" and are available between Aug. 23 and Oct. 22, please send an email to for more information.

Photo: a costume sketch for Rigoletto. Design by Michael Levine.

Posted by Cecily Carver / in 2011/2012 / comments (8) / permalink

Cecily (7/7/2011 4:00:00 AM)
Big John: too bad...but if you're interested in being a super in future productions, email anyway so they have your name on file!
Francine Labelle (7/7/2011 8:19:00 PM)
Greetings! Is there an age requirement to be a super? My son might fit the bill, but he's just 14... Many thanks in advance,Francine
Big John (7/7/2011 8:29:00 PM)
Too bad. I am 6'5" and wear a 50 jacket. Wow too big even for the broad-chest category. Guess I am stuck in the dayyum you are huuuge category .. sigh Any opera requirements for that? LOL
Cecily (7/7/2011 8:35:00 PM)
Francine: this time they're only looking for adults. But if your son is interested in being a super, email so they can contact him with opportunities in the future.
mark taylor (7/8/2011 1:39:00 AM)
Hi , would live to try out for the position I am 6/0 feet and 46 chest , and 44 years old. Kat knows me and may be able to fill you in on some of my details. Thanks Mark Taylor
Cecily (7/8/2011 3:58:00 AM)
Hi Mark, email all your details to Good luck!
Mark G (7/8/2011 2:43:00 PM)
I am a little over 5'11 and my chest size is between 44 and 46. I would be very interested to participate.
Cecily (7/8/2011 3:05:00 PM)
Mark (and anyone else interested in becoming a super): to be considered, send your details to

Sara Fulgoni in the COC production of Bluebeard's Castle. Photo: Michael Cooper © 2001



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