Audition Tips - Don't choose a piece with obscene or...

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MIDWESTERN THEATRE AUDITIONS Our participating theatres were asked to list "do's and don'ts" for auditioning, as well as overdone son Their replies are listed below. The following does not necessarily represent the views of all theatres or the MidWest Theatre Auditio Audition Do's: Choose appropriate material. Pieces of extensive anger and/or vulgarity can cause auditioners to tune Time you audition carefully. Timing starts after your introduction. Take time to shift focus between pieces. Announce yourself and your piece(s) clearly. If you are a replacement, say your wait list number. Audition Don'ts: Don't sing a cappella. Don't use pre-recorded accompaniment. An accompanist is provided. Don't sing if you can't; it will only hurt your audition. The same applies to the dance auditions. Don't choose a bad script just because it is obscure.
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Unformatted text preview: Don't choose a piece with obscene or offensive language. Don't choose material that berates the audience. Don't use a dialect or an accent. Don't throw chairs onstage. Don't speak to the floor, the chairs, or the sides of the thrust. Don't spend excessive time arranging furniture. Don't treat the timer or the accompanist with disrespect. Don't turn your back to compose yourself or change the mood. Don't rush through it to get it over with. Don't speak so softly that you can't be heard. Don't apologize for your mistakes. Don't leave the stage with a negative feeling. Copyright ©2003-2007 Webster University bullet 470 East Lockwood Avenue bullet St. Louis, MO 6 Please direct questions about this web site to [email protected] ngs and monologues. ons. e out. 63119-3194 U.S.A....
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course THE 1000 taught by Professor Chu during the Spring '10 term at Santa Fe College.

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