Auditions &

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Pacific Opera Victoria is conducting Auditions for soloists in the following cities:

  • New York City: October 25 and 26, 2016
  • Toronto: October 27 and 28, 2016
  • Montreal: October 29 and 30, 2016

We welcome applications from established and emerging artists for a variety of roles in upcoming main stage seasons, from both Canadian and international singers.


  • Please submit a current Résumé and Headshot in PDF format no later than September 12 to .
  • In the subject line of your email, please note the city in which you are requesting an audition.
  • Please include a link or attachment for up to 2 Audio/Video selections in your email.

Artists selected for an audition will be contacted via email with audition time and location. Please allow us until October 14 to be in touch with you. Please no phone calls.

Artists are asked to prepare no fewer than 2 arias of contrasting style and language. An accompanist will be provided; however, artists are also welcome to bring their own.

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Pacific Opera Victoria welcomes inquiries from artists interested in auditioning for Solo Roles, Artist Training Programs, or for a place in the POV Chorus.

Applicants are invited to submit a headshot and CV to

Received materials will be filed and applicants will be notified by e-mail if they are granted an audition.


Pacific Opera Victoria was incorporated in 1980, and has earned a reputation for fostering the careers of Canadian artists, presenting a unique blend of repertoire, building original sets for all productions, and developing working partnerships with other arts organizations.

Pacific Opera Victoria is a member of and operates under the aegis of Canadian Actors' Equity Association.