Acting in Plays, Singing/Audition Song
Hi Mr. Martinfield!
One of my local theater companies is having an open audition for their summer series which includes Parade and Vanities the Musical. However, we are only given one song (32 bars) to audition for both shows, which obviously have two very different feels. Ideally, I need help finding an song that would work for both shows. If that isn't feasible, suggestions for each show separately would be much appreciated.
I'm 17, but look more in my 20s and a mezzo with a 3 octave range (E3-E6), but limited belt.
Thank you so much!
Hi, Anna --
Thank you for the question.
The musical PARADE might not be right for you in terms of a role, but the part of Kathy in VANITIES THE MUSICAL may have your name written all over it.
Consider the first part of “So Much Better” from LEGALLY BLONDE. Check this website to order the sheet music on-line: http://www.musicnotes.com/sheetmusic/mtdFPE.asp?ppn=MN0104492&
Watch the samples available on YouTube of VANITIES THE MUSICAL. I’m sure you will see the similarities in the style.
I am a vocal coach to working singers in the San Francisco Bay Area.
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