The Pirates of Penzance Cast Auditions

We are proud to present The Pirates of Penzance as our 2022 main stage production! More information will be made available on this page after rehearsals begin, but in the meantime, please check out the information about cast auditions! We’re looking forward to seeing you again and returning to the stage.

Cast Auditions

When and where?

Cast auditions will take place in-person on McGill campus at the Shatner Building (University Centre) on September 28, 29 and 30, from 7 to 10 p.m. Audition rooms are as follows:

  • September 28: Shatner 301
  • September 29: Shatner 202 and 203
  • September 30: Shatner 301

Please note that you must demonstrate proof of your Covid-19 vaccination status at the time of your audition. If you are not considered fully vaccinated according to current regulations, you will not be able to attend auditions or any other in-person event organized by the McGill Savoy Society.

If you have the symptoms of Covid-19 at the time of your scheduled audition, do not come. In this case, please email our producer, Daniel Benjamin Miller, at

If you are coming from outside Quebec or Canada, proof of vaccination from elsewhere is acceptable, but the vaccine must be authorized by Health Canada (Moderna, Pfizer/BioNTech, AstraZeneca/COVISHIELD or Janssen/Johnson & Johnson). If you have not been able to complete the waiting period for full vaccination before auditions, please indicate this to us in a note on the audition form and do not come to an in-person audition; we will contact you with details for alternate arrangements.

What do I prepare?

You will need to prepare a song in English. Gilbert and Sullivan songs, or those of a similar style, are preferred. Piano accompaniment will be provided; please bring sheet music. If you are interested in a speaking role, you will be asked to read sides available here.

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Creative Team

Stage Director Coralie Heiler
Musical Director Ian Plankser
Stage Managers Cathleen Ma, Gabi Kofsky
Producer Daniel Benjamin Miller

Are you interested in joining our creative team or crew? Please email

Orchestra Auditions

Details on auditions for the Savoy Orchestra will be announced soon!