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Thanks for your interest in the MSO Academy. To complete your application, please submit the following to lei@mso.com.au:

  • CV and cover letter
  • Recorded audition

CV and cover letter
Please provide a CV/resume outlining relevant experience and training, and a one-page cover letter. Applications without a CV and cover letter will not be considered.

Recorded audition
Excerpts and list of set works for the recorded audition are available for download at the link below.

Recording your excerpts

  • Auditions must be recorded unaccompanied. Audio only. Video is not required.
  • Each excerpt must be submitted as a separate file.
  • Recorded auditions must not be edited (other than cuts between excerpts). Please do not apply reverb, compression, or any other effects.
  • Recorded auditions must all be recorded on the same day, in the same venue
  • Each excerpt should be submitted in a separate file, with filenames clearly showing the name of the excerpt
  • We recommend using a high-quality microphone in a quiet environment.

Only recordings that follow the audition requirements will be accepted.

Submitting your excerpts

Recordings may be submitted to lei@mso.com.au using Dropbox, Google Drive, or as email attachments.

  • Please submit recordings as audio-only files (eg. MP3, MP4, WAV, WMA).
  • Do not submit video, YouTube, or Vimeo links.
  • Each excerpt must be submitted as a separate file

Using Dropbox: please provide a link.
Click the ‘…’ button next to a folder, then ‘Copy link.’ Submit the link in the pop-up box. Do not share folders using the ‘Share with Dropbox’ function either via link or to lei@mso.com.au as we will not be able to access them. Do not copy the URL from your browser as this is a private address which we cannot access.

Using Google Drive: please share a link which anyone can open.
Click ‘Share,’ then under the heading “Get link” click “Change to anyone with the link.” Copy the link provided. Please do not share folders with lei@mso.com.au as we will not be able to access them. Do not copy the URL from your browser as this is a private address which we cannot access. You must use the ‘Share’ function within Google Drive.

Via Email: Please ensure attachments are less than 15MB in total.

Your excerpts and written application must be received by 11:59pm 26 August to be considered. All candidates will be advised of the results from the first round by 23 September.

Second round auditions

Successful candidates will be invited to attend a live audition and interview on Thursday 6 or Friday 7 October in Melbourne. Travel and accommodation are at your own expense – MSO cannot cover or reimburse travel costs for auditions. Second round excerpts will be emailed to all applicants no later than 7 August.

Please contact us with any questions at lei@mso.com.au.

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