tips to help
you prepare for the audition
1. Do some research.
Go into the audition knowing
what you want to audition for. Look up the play's or musical's synopsis, listen to the album, learn about the characters.
2. Choose your song.
Avoid songs that are overused. This includes songs from Les Miserables, Wicked, Phantom
of the Opera, and The Sound of Music. The directors have heard these songs a hundred times. Avoid songs from the
musical for which you are auditioning. Pick songs that mesh well with the show for which you are auditioning. Pick songs within
your vocal range that will best demonstrate what you can do.
3. Choose your outfit.
Always, always, always,
wear something comfortable. You may be asked to dance, so avoid flip flops and heels. Keep your hair out of your face. Your
outfit will help the director in their first impression of you, so if you look unprepared, the director will assume that you
4. Be confident.
Confidence can be the deciding factor in an audition. Don't appear cocky, but show
that you are comfortable with anything that might be thrown at you.
5. Break a leg!
Once you're out on that stage,
anything could happen. Just roll with the punches, and don't stress. After all, theatre is meant to be a fun outlet. Enjoy