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broadway dancerThis guide provides top tips and resources for music theatre performers and scholars.


Find Music:  Find a Specific Song/Show  |  Discover More Songs/Shows

Improve Your Technique:  General  Acting  Dancing  Singing

ProductionGeneral | Choreography | Design | Direction | Management & Business

Research:  General Resources  Reference

Career:  General  |  Auditions  |  Monologues

New Vocal Scores in the Library (selections)

Selected Music Theatre Books in the Allen Library

Acting the Song

Covers technology, vocal and physical warm-ups, creating a character, interpreting music and lyrics, using social media and online audition sites, and more.

The Complete Professional Audition

Practical advice for choosing material, warming up, staying calm, standing out in a crowd, understanding casting, avoiding pitfalls, following up, getting the right headshot and resume, and accepting an offer.

Staging Musicals

The ultimate step-by-step guide to successfully stage a musical, from choosing the right show to the after-show party.

Voice and Speech for Musical Theatre

Support and guidance for performers seeking to train their spoken voice specifically for singing and performing in musical theatre.

The New Broadway Song Companion

Lists songs from over 300 Broadway shows. Includes indexes for finding songs by voice type/song style, vocal arrangement, or composer/lyricist.

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Top Music Theatre Databases

Looking for something else? Explore this guide for more, or use our Database Locator to browse all library databases.

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