Ensemble Audition Information: Musical Theatre & Opera Theatre

2018-2019 Musical & Opera Auditions:

  • All auditions for Opera and Musical Theatre are 5 minutes in length.
  • The final decision as to which ensemble you will be placed in lies solely with the audition panel.
  • An accompanist will be provided for both Musical and Opera Theatre.

To Audition, follow Steps 1 to 3:

STEP 1: Complete the registration form found here. 

STEP 2: Sign up for your audition time by clicking on the sign up links in the Audition schedule below. 

Date Time      Room
 Friday, August 31

Vocal Ensemble Room

 All New students -click here to sign up  10:00am-1:00 pm  
 Tuesday, September 4

 -Returning students who are auditioning for Opera Theatre and who have previously participated in Opera Theatre -click here to sign up

 10:00 am-12:30 pm  
 -Returning Musical Theatre students, including those who wish to audition for Opera Theatre -click here to sign up         

 1:30 pm-4:30 pm

STEP 3: Prepare Audition material for Musical Theatre

  • Prepare a memorized Musical Theatre, G&S or Operetta selection showcasing your vocal range and ability to inhabit a character.
  • Choose a piece that is no longer than four minutes long, is age and character appropriate, and reflects the best of your current vocal and dramatic abilities.
  • Provide a legible, double- sided copy of your piece in the key which you will be performing.

Note: Out-of-Faculty students are welcome to audition!

OR Prepare Audition material for  Opera Theatre

  • Prepare a memorized art song or aria that portrays character and is no longer than four minutes long.
  • Provide a legible copy of your piece in the key which you will be performing.

Note: Auditions for Opera Theatre are limited to Voice Majors enrolled in the Desautels Faculty of Music.


For more information contact Katherine Twaddle at Katherine.Twaddle@umanitoba.ca or 204-272-1593