Lead Guitarist

Ara'Kus is looking for a talented lead guitarist to be a part of its lineup and perform in its upcoming Aeterno Elementum: A Heavy Metal Opera. 

All applicants should meet the following requirements:

  • Be able to learn complex music in a timely fashion from tablature and by ear
  • Be able to work harmoniously in a large group environment with a variety of different performers
  • Have at least 3 years of live performance experience and be comfortable playing in front of many hundreds of people
  • Possess their own professional quality gear and have a good ability to manage their own setup (must be DI capable)
  • Have awesome stage presence and be willing to wear a costume and stage makeup
  • Be reliable and able to attend weekly studio rehearsals and occasional blocking and theater rehearsals, as well as all shows
  • Have or be willing to purchase a wireless guitar system (Line6 M50 or equivalent quality)
  • Willing to contribute in other areas of the project
  • Be able to check their ego at the door
  • Acting experience is a plus, but not required

Interested applicants should send either video or audio samples of their playing to auditions@arakusproductions.com.  Auditions and weekly rehearsals will be held on Sundays in Lynnwood.