Auditioning for the Musical Theatre: One of the Coutnry's Leading Musical Audition Coaches Prepares You to Get the Parts You Want

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The "Audition Doctor" of Backstage shares the secrets of successful auditioning for the musical theatre.
 
Fred Silver uses his twenty-five years of experience in the theatre, training thousands of actors, to give vital advice on:
·Choosing the right voice teacher or vocal coach
·Why auditioning for a musical is different from auditioning for a play
·Choosing the right material
·How to act a song
·What to sing at a callback
·How to handle the accompanist
·What to wear to auditions
·How to "sell" a comedy number
·How to handle stage fright
 
Plus lists of more than 130 excellent yet unusual songs -- including selections suitable for juvenile actors, romantic leads, character actors, comics, and performers who are primarily dancers.
 
With a foreword by Charles Strouse, composer of Annie and Bye Bye Birdie.
 
"When Fred Silver writes, it is worthwhile to read carefully, and practice what he teaches." -- Donald Pippin, music director of Oliver, Mame, A Chorus Line, and La Cage Aux Folles

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Fred Silver, also known as "The Audition Doctor," spent more than 25 years in the theater and trained thousands of actors. A graduate of Boston University and the prestigious Juilliard School, Silver was a regular columnist of Backstage magazine and a lecturer at New York University, the University of Miami, and the Juilliard School of Music. He died in 2009.

Charles Strouse is a world-renowned composer and lyricist best known for his work on Annie, Bye Bye Birdie, Rags, and more than 30 other stage musicals. Also a composer of Hollywood film scores, orchestral works, and operas, Strouse has won three Tony Awards, two Emmy Awards, and two Grammy Awards.

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