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DO NOT lists : overdone songs and monologues by Matthew Edwards“DO NOT” lists can be controversial but can also be a great starting place to figure out if you're singing something everyone else will be singing as well. The following serve as a starting place for your rep search. I will update this list as I receive updates from agents, colleagues, etc.
How do I audition for a musical? by No Square Theatre - Laguna BeachAuditioning can be a stressful process, and almost no one likes it, but until someone comes up with a better way to determine auditioners' individual talents, it is here to stay. One thing to keep in mind: the production staff is not made up of evil, sadistic people. They want you to do well. They want you to walk in the door and be exactly what they're looking for. That makes their job of casting much easier!
Contemporary dance & improvisation by Desmond RichardsonTips on how to incorporate improvisation into movement with detailed explanations and breath-taking examples. Improvisation skills are very important as they are used in dance classes, auditions, and are often required in professional jobs. Advanced level.
Rock the Audition by Sheri SandersComprehensive guide to understanding how to select pop/rock material for auditions. Choose the right song and prepare it from every frame of reference.
Call Number: MT 956 .S35 R63 2011
Publication Date: 2011-05-01
Singing and the Actor by Gillyanne KayesContains a structured training program for the singing actor and dancer. Pitching registers and breath management, the communication of sung text and the production of belt, twang and speech qualities.
Call Number: MT 956 .K39 S56 2004
Publication Date: 2004-11-03
Singer and Actor by Alan E. HicksAbout theatrical acting technique stemming from Stanislavski's method, and provides singers with a way to complete character preparation. Gives the necessary tools to study roles from audition through rehearsal and performance.
Your Dance Resume by Eric WolframSo where does a dancer go when it comes time to audition? My answer is here,to a copy of a book called Your Dance Resume, which contains fine sample résumés. I hope that this will help dancers who don’t have another dancer’s résumé to borrow -- the author.