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.
“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. This can be a starting place for your rep search. Will be updated.
Symphony Auditions: Preparation and Execution by Douglas Yeo, Bass TrombonistThe gateway to a career in orchestral music is the audition. Just the word - audition - is enough to strike fear and trembling in many players. But that does not have to be the case. Like any job interview, there are things you can do that can help you deal with the process. While, of course, it is important to play well, there are other things that can help your audition be successful - things that can actually help you play your best. Knowing the system and how it works is one of those things.
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!
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Books from the Dance Collection
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.
The audition: a once-in-a-lifetime chance on the world's most famous stage"Looks at the intense pressures young opera singers face as they struggle to succeed in one of the most difficult professions in the performing arts. The feature-length documentary takes you behind the curtain at the Metropolitan Opera's National Council Auditions, where each year thousands of hopefuls face their fears and compete for a cash prize, a chance to sing on the Met stage, and the opportunity to launch a major operatic career "--container.
Call Number: ML 3790 .A83 F76 2008 DVD
Publication Date: 2008
How to Audition for a Musical : Audition Room Etiquette: Musical Theater Audition Tips
Learn tips on the correct etiquette for the audition room.