The press release and call for singers for Bathroom Divas Season Two arrived in my mailbox this morning. Here it is:
BATHROOM DIVAS HITS HIGH NOTES WITH BRAVO!
Bravo! and Kaleidoscope Entertainment are pleased to announce an open
submission call for "Act Two" of
Bathroom Divas: So You Want To Be An Opera Star?
(Toronto, ON - March 29, 2006) It's time to put down the back
scrubber and trade it in for a microphone - are you ready to become
Canada's next opera star? After a successful first season, Bravo!
and Kaleidoscope Entertainment are looking for aspiring singers who
want to vie for the chance to train with top-notch singing
professionals and battle to become the ultimate "bathroom diva." Act
two of Bathroom Divas will air on Bravo! in January 2007.
The open submission call is targeted towards non-professional opera
singers from diverse musical, cultural and occupational backgrounds.
Prospective "bathroom divas" may vary in musical training and
The producers will be accepting submissions from now until May 12,
2006. Potential candidates should submit a CD or audio cassette
showcasing three of their contrasting operatic works clearly labeled
with their name and contact information. The demo tapes or CDs
should not exceed 12 minutes and should be accompanied by a recent
photo and résumé including union affiliations, if any. Potential
candidates must be 18 years of age or older and be a Canadian citizen
or permanent resident of Canada. Submissions will not be returned.
Aspiring opera singers should send their submissions to: "Bathroom
Divas: So You Want To Be An Opera Star?," c/o 23 Lesmill Road, Suite
201, Toronto, ON, M3B 3P6.
For more information, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or
Whether you are nurse, truck driver or plumber, as long as you have a
passion to sing we are looking for you!
Bravo!, a division of CHUM Television, is a rest stop in the
television universe where viewers make a regular appointment with the
arts (www.bravo.ca). A proud supporter of the Canadian independent
production community, Bravo! funds approximately 100 hours of
independently produced documentaries and performing arts specials a
year. Bravo! has been a major contributor to such productions as
Godiva's, Detective Murdoch Mysteries and Gemini award-winning Camp
CHUM Television is a division of CHUM Limited (TSX: CHM/CHM.NV.B,
www.chumlimited.com), one of Canada's leading media companies and
content providers which owns and operates radio stations, local
television stations, specialty channels and Internet properties.
KALEIDOSCOPE ENTERTAINMENT Inc. (KEI) is an established, diversified
and independent Canadian entertainment company, founded in 1982.
Over the years KEI has expanded from television program distribution
into other related areas including Morningstar Entertainment
(Video/DVD), Venture Licensing of Canada (Licensing/Merchandising)
and KEI Productions.
Good luck everyone!