So you're auditioning for a musical and you're wondering what song to choose?
Song choice is important for your overall impression and some technical details play an important part as well. Here's some things to consider:
First, let's address some long accepted standard rules for musical auditioning:
Now let's talk some purely technical considerations:
So what makes a great song choice?
So look for some good audition songs FOR YOU. Just like monologue pieces for auditions, find a handful of songs with different qualities... contemporary, more classic, edgy, charming, comedic, emotional. Have those songs in your library and ready to go so you can quickly brush them up before the next audition and go. Rehearse extensively! Be a pro, be ready!
Spike, as his friends call him, has 30 years in the performing arts world as an actor, director, administrator, marketer, fundraiser. He has consulted with numerous theatres and other performing arts organizations and loves to help such groups and individual artists to achieve their success!