Vocal/Drama     Audition

Reminder: You must submit a song AND a monologue

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Vocal

  1. Please prepare, memorize and record one song from the list of genres.

  2. Be sure to choose a song that demonstrates your range. 

  3. Demonstrate projection of voice, clear articulation, varied dynamics, appropriate facial expression and gesture if applicable.

  4. When you record your performance, be sure you are clearly seen in your video and are in a well-lit space. Additionally, practice and test your acoustics (sound) before you complete your final take.

  5. When you are ready to submit your audition video, please upload it to the Audition Video Google Form on the Apply Now page. 

​Appropriate genres for your vocal audition:

  • musical theatre selection

  • folk song

  • classical song

  • song from school choir

  • a national anthem

Please sing with a karaoke or accompaniment track. 

 

In-person Interview:

During the interview with the Performing Arts staff, we will:

  • lead you through some musical exercises and activities

  • These  may include naming notes and rhythms, vocal exercises to identify your range and technique and we may ask you (or teach you!) to sight-read a short passage on solfa or numbers. 

Drama

  1. Please perform from memory one of the monologues provided below, or a monologue of your choice of similar length.

  2. Demonstrate projection of voice, use of inflection, varied pacing and volume, appropriate movement, gesture and facial expression.

  3. When you record your performance, be sure you are clearly seen in your video and are in a well-lit space. Additionally, practice and test your acoustics (sound) before you complete your final take.

  4. When you are ready to submit your audition video, please upload it to the Audition Video Google Form found on the Apply Now page.

 

Monologues

#1  

#2

#3

#4

 

In-person Interview:

During the interview with the Performing Arts staff, you will:

  • work with the teacher on altering the delivery of the monologue using voice, gesture and movement.

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