Sculpted abs aren't a terribly common trait among opera stars (big bones mean big lungs mean big voices) -- or music nerds, for that matter -- which might explain why SF Opera is holding an open call for gym-rat males to fill paid stage parts in a production next year. The organization is particularly looking for those with talents in "push-ups, pull-ups, body strength, endurance, hand-over-hand, staged combat, and full-body control," according to a press release.
To get the part, you have to be 18 or older, have to be between 5-foot-11 and 6-foot-2, and you have to be able to rehearse 30 hours a week for about a month next year. You also have to be seriously fit:
You don't need to be a Navy Seal, but we're looking for something close. This opportunity is the chance of a lifetime for ten talented men who will have the chance to show off their physical prowess to a crowd of thousands and to work alongside some of the most prominent names in opera and theater.