Spring Show Audition Info

AUDITION GUIDELINES

 

There are 4 steps students need to complete to audition for the 2021 MCHS Drama/Tech Musical Revue. Only enrolled MCHS students may audition.

1. SIGN UP: All auditioning students must sign up for an audition by Wednesday, January 20 by adding your name to the list attached HERE.

2. AUDITION FORM: Fill out the audition form linked HERE. Email this form to Mr. Westerberg at jwesterberg@mbusd.org by 3:00 PM on Wednesday, January 20th. Please rename the document using your last name.

3. VOCAL AUDITION: Upload a video recording of your vocal audition to YouTube and email the link to Mr. Westerberg by 3:00 PM on Monday, January 25th.

  • Please prepare 16-32 measures of a song of your choice from a published musical OR prepare the audition selection provided below (measures 1-20  of "Seasons of Love" from Rent). If you sing your own cut, you may sing a capella or you may use a backing (karaoke) track. If you sing the provided cut from Rent, please use the attached piano track (see below). Simply have the track playing in the background as you record video.

  • Please film your performance using landscape or widescreen format (turn the phone on its side) and shoot from the top of your head to around your knees (3/4 shot). Slate your name, your vocal range (tessitura), the song title, and the name of the musical the song is from before you sing. 

  • Rename your video file with your last name and the word "vocals" (example: smithvocals.MOV) before you upload.

       

      Find the "Seasons of Love" Sheet Music HERE.

      "Seasons of Love" Piano Track:

 

4. DANCE AUDITION: Upload a video recording of your dance audition to YouTube and email the link to Mr. Westerberg by 3:00 PM on Monday, January 25th.

  • Record and submit 20-30 seconds of your own choreography OR prepare the sequence demonstrated in the video breakdown and sample below. If you audition with your own choreography, demonstrate your range and abilities. 

  • Please film your video using landscape or widescreen format (turn the phone on its side) and shoot your full body. Slate your name and your grade level before you start dancing.

  • Rename your video file with your last name and the word "choreo" (example: smithchoreo.MOV) before you upload.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Good luck and have fun! We look forward to reviewing your submissions. The company cast list will be posted Saturday, January 30th and the first company meeting will be held Monday, February 1st. 

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