Become a Pirate


Story Pirates, an education and media organization known for adapting stories written by kids into sketch comedy, is seeking new ensemble members for its on-going school tour with its NYC branch.  We are seeking actors:

  • Of all ethnicities. Diversity a plus.

  • With improv, comedy or theater experience.

  • With flexible day and evening schedule.

  • Not required, but teaching/singing/Spanish-speaking experience are a plus.

Auditions will be held Sep 6th - 11th by invitation only with callbacks on Thu, Sep 12th.

TO SUBMIT: Send your Headshot, Resume & a Letter of Interest to Casting Director Peter McNerney at with NYC CASTING 2019 in the subject line. 

Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Upcoming Actor Casting

The Story Pirates hold auditions for the performing company once a year in both New York City and Los Angeles. New York auditions are typically held in September and Los Angeles auditions in December. We seek actors with improv/comedy experience. Flexible day and evening schedule is required. Teaching experience, singing, and fluency in Spanish is a plus. All ethnicities are encouraged to submit.

If you would like to be notified when the annual NYC casting notice is announced please submit your contact information to our casting notifications list.

If you have any questions please email


Q. When and where do the Story Pirates perform? 
A. We perform throughout the year in the NYC area as well as across the country. We also have an LA branch.

Q. Is being a Story Pirate a paid position?
A. Yes, BUT it's not very much. You should only do Story Pirates because it's something you enjoy doing.  If you're doing it for financial reasons, you will be disappointed.

Q. Is training paid?
A. No, however, once you're trained as a Story Pirate we work entirely around your schedule.  You only get cast in shows for which you've told us you're available.