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Any true singers audition for the first time in a musical? Advice?

I am a singer that has performed in several bands, done solo gigs locally, and occasionaly auditioned for singing contests. I was interested in venturing out and trying my luck at auditioning for musical theatre. I consider myself a singer first and foremost but I have noticed when I searched the audition ads that I could possibly fit several parts in plays/musicals that only require minor acting but with a strong singing voice. I can do a little bit of hip-hop dancing and did some minor acting in college (but no formal training). I can relate somewhat to Jennifer Hudson in "Dreamgirls" in which she considers herself a singer and that is where her heart is at BUT she has done a few musicals at a local community theatre in her past. I've never done this before so my question is for experienced singers (3+ years) ...have any of you on here auditioned for any musicals? Do you have any advice or tips, pros and cons, for singers auditioning for musical theatre? What was your experience?

Asked By: Singer&Songwriter - 10/2/2007
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Well, first I must commend you for considering "venturing out"! I think all musicians grow exponentially when they expand their horizons... More
Answered By: Smirks :0} - 10/2/2007
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