Auditions for the Stereotypes are coming up! We will be holding *in-person* auditions for Fall 2021 running from September 3rd through the 5th, with callbacks from the 6th to the 9th! If you like to sing, we would absolutely love to hear you! Please sign up here to audition with us.
Follow our Instagram here to get updates on what you'll need to prepare and of course to get to know us a bit. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact our Group Coordinator, Avi Solomons, at email@example.com.
Try to arrive at least 5-10 minutes early, so you have time to fill out the exceedingly fun Stereotypes questionnaire. Your audition will be approximately 10-15 minutes of pure joy :)
Our music directors, Kevin and Ray, will play some simple scales on the piano and will ask you to sing along, repeating each exercise a few times, each time moving a half step higher or lower (or something like this). We're trying to get an idea of your range, but are also listening for your tone quality and intonation.
The MDs will play several series of 3 or 4 pitches on the keyboard, and ask you to sing them back on something like "doo" or "lah." Don't worry about sounding your sexiest -- we're just listening for accuracy here!
You should sing a verse and chorus (or about 30-50 seconds) of a song that best shows off your vocal talent. If you're an opera singer, sing something operatic, if you like musical theatre, sing that. If you drive down the highway with windows down, blasting your lungs out to whatever's on the radio, sing that. Everyone likes different music, and we want to see how you can add to our musical makeup!
If you are able to beatbox, we'll ask you to show us your stuff! Free-style percussion is welcome, though it's also helpful for us to hear you perform as if there were a song playing. We're listening for tempo consistency, creativity, and clarity.
Callbacks will be announced by 8:00am Monday, September 6.
Further details will be posted to our social channels, so uhh, you might wanna follow :)
If you are called back, we'll send you an email with more details. Keep in mind, callbacks will start later that morning (Labor Day), so you should check your email early! Also remember, you can go to as many callbacks as you want.
For more information about the callback process, visit the ACAC webpage.
At the callback, you will be asked to warm-up again (including falsetto), sing a chord with the group, learn part of one of our arrangements, and perform another solo of your choice.
Your callback will be approximately 30 minutes of absolute bliss.