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Auditions are held at various times during the year depending on the needs of each production. Auditions are usually in a group-style format and by appointment only.


Prepare 16-32 bars of an appropriate song in the style of the show that showcases your full vocal range. Bring sheet music or accompaniment recorded without vocals to your audition. Do not plan to sing a capella. 

Bring the completed audition form to auditions and come prepared to dance.

Audition Notice

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Director: Ashley Bugg Brown

Music Director: Tammy Holt

Choreographer: Jennifer Douglas

Casting students ages 10-18


Rated PG

Performance Dates: 

October 27 - November 5, 2023

Tentative Rehearsal Schedule: 

August 28, 2023  - October 2023


Mondays - Thursdays 6:00-9:00

Saturdays 9:00-12:00

*Not all cast members will be called to every rehearsal. 

Audition Dates:

August 12 - 13, 2023

Reading Callbacks, by invitation only:

August 14, 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Auditions will be held at the New Day Studio:

4670 Merchants Park Cir. Suite 626 Collierville TN 38017

Audition Information:

Each student should prepare 16 bars of an appropriate music selection from this show or in the style of the show. Please bring relevant tracks or sheet music for the accompanist to your audition. Students are encouraged to refrain from singing a cappella. 

There will be a choreography portion of each audition period. Auditionees should come dressed accordingly.

Audition Sign Ups

Audition Form

Audition Tips

  • Smile!

  • Introduce yourself and tell the panel what you are singing.

  • Be polite.

  • Stand proud and sing loud.

  • Enunciate.

  • Memorize your song.

  • Be on time.

  • Be yourself. 

Song Suggestions For Auditions

Auditioning for the first time and not sure where to start? Try some of the songs listed below or others like them. These are just ideas of the type of songs the panel will want to hear you sing. Any musical theatre song that showcases your vocal range is appropriate. The latest pop songs and current hits are NOT recommended for audition pieces. 

  • Castle on a Cloud- Les Misèrables

  • Colors of the Wind – Pocahontas

  • Comedy Tonight – A Funny Thing Happened…..

  • Consider Yourself – Oliver

  • Cruella de Vil – 101 Dalmatians

  • Do-Re-Mi – Sound of Music

  • Ev’rybody Wants to Be a Cat – Aristocats

  • Gary, Indiana – The Music Man

  • Get me to the Church on Time – My Fair Lady

  • Goodnight My Someone – The Music Man

  • I Don’t Need Anything but You – Annie

  • I Got the Sun in the Morning – Annie Get Your Gun

  • I’d do Anything – Oliver

  • If I Only had a Brain/Heart/Nerve – Wizard of Oz

  • It’s the Hard Knock Life – Annie

  • Luck Be a Lady – Guys & Dolls

  • ​Maybe – Annie

  • My Favorite Things – Sound of Music

  • Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’ – Oklahoma

  • Over the Rainbow – Wizard of Oz

  • Put on a Happy Face – Bye Bye Birdie

  • Take Me out to the Ballgame-Traditional song

  • The Candy Man – Willy Wonka

  • The Work Song- Cinderella

  • Under the Sea – Little Mermaid

  • We’re Off to See the Wizard – Wizard of Oz

  • When You Wish upon a Star – Pinocchio

  • Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf-3 little Pigs

  • Yankee Doodle

  • You’ve Got a Friend in Me – Toy Story

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