Auditions

Central Florida Vocal Arts holds auditions throughout the year for our Mainstage productions, Opera del Sol productions, Belles & Bows holiday quartet, and more!

Central Florida Vocal Arts presents Pirates of Penzance in collaboration with Space Coast Symphony Orchestra

Virtual Audition Submissions will be accepted through 5:00 PM FRIDAY MAY 31, 2024.

All adult roles are paid

CALLBACKS

Call-backs will take place in-person 6:00-10:00 PM THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2024 at the Woman’s Club of Winter Park, located at 419 Interlachen Ave S, Winter Park, FL 32789.

PRODUCTION AVAILABILITY

Rehearsals will begin MONDAY JUNE 24, 2024 and take place Sundays-Thursdays 6:00-10:00 PM, with extended times possible towards the end of the production period. While an effort will be made, we may not be able to accommodate all cast members’ scheduling needs.

Performance dates are AUGUST 9, 10, 11 at the Dr. Phillips Center, and AUGUST 17 and 18 on the East Coast. Call time is TBD on these dates. All cast members must be available on these dates and prepared for an early call time. Performers must have their own transportation to all performances.

JUSTICE, EQUITY, DIVERSITY, INCLUSION, & ACCESSIBILITY

Notwithstanding any provision of the Central Florida Vocal Arts’ Bylaws, the Corporation shall not discriminate against any director, officer, employee, applicant, or participant on the basis of sex, gender identity, race, color, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion or national origin. Casting decisions will coincide with character description and vocal needs set forth by composer, performance history and creative direction set forth by the production team. We actively strive for color-conscious casting and increased diversity and intersectionality at all levels of our organization.

Frederic

A member of the Pirates. He is unaffected and possesses an unself-conscious appeal.

Vocal range top: G4

Vocal range bottom: Bb2

Mabel

Daughter of the Major-General. Mabel is a an astute young woman, she is sympathetic in nature. She and Frederic fall in love.

Vocal range top: Db6

Vocal range bottom: Bb3

Pirate King

The leader of the pirates. Despite his sharp and loud bark, he is actually a whole-hearted romantic with a soft bite.

Vocal range top: F4

Vocal range bottom: A#2

Ruth

Frederic’s lifelong nanny. She wants nothing more in life than to see Frederic happy, healthy, and by her side.

Vocal range top: Eb5

Vocal range bottom: G3

Kate

Daughter of the Major-General. Quick-witted and rather sassy.

Vocal range top: G5

Vocal range bottom: Ab3

Edith

Daughter of the Major-General. Though a level-headed girl, she is quite mischievous.

Vocal range top: G5

Vocal range bottom: Ab3

Samuel

The Pirate King’s right-hand man. Samuel is clever but easily manipulated and influenced.

Vocal range top: F4

Vocal range bottom: Bb2

Sergeant

The leader of the police. He is Groucho Marx-esque and uncomfortably clumsy. Though their duty to protect is clear, the Sergeant and his police are more accustomed to fear and hide.

Vocal range top: E4

Vocal range bottom: G2

Ensemble

Daughters, Pirates, Policemen

Character Breakdowns