Should You Audition with a Song from the Musical You're Auditioning For?

If you’re a musical theatre lover, you have probably envisioned yourself in a key role, such as Sandy in Grease or Roger in Rent. When you finally have the opportunity to audition for your dream musical, your first instinct might be to audition with the song you have always imagined yourself performing. Unfortunately, though, this is almost always a mistake. A golden rule (with some exceptions, of course) for musical theatre auditions is, unless you are told otherwise, try not to audition with a song from the musical you’re auditioning for. Here is what you should know.

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Reasons to Take Kids to Theatre Performances

Many people enjoy the theatre for simple entertainment value, and it is true that excellent theatre has a transportive quality that can help you forget your troubles for a few hours. What you might not realize, though, is what a unique and immersive learning experience theatre can be for all ages, and especially for children. Here are 7 reasons that taking kids to theatre performances can genuinely enrich their lives.

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