BWW TV: THRILLER LIVE Auditions in the US - Tips & Details from the Casting Directors!

By: Sep. 14, 2011
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Established in 2006, THRILLER LIVE moonwalked into the West End after three acclaimed UK tours and standing ovations across Europe. Currently playing at the Lyric Theatre, as well as simultaneously touring the world, award-winning director Gary Lloyd's THRILLER LIVE brings to life the sensational dancing and distinctive sound of Michael and the Jackson 5.

Ever dreamed of performing Michael Jackson's hits in theaters and arenas across the world?  Now is your chance, as the production has announced that auditions will be taking place for the West End, UK and International Touring companies of THRILLER LIVE in New York and Los Angeles this month!

Accompanied by the show's creative team who will be flying over from the UK, the Duncan Stewart and Benton Whitley of Duncan Stewart and Company will be auditioning for the five principle roles, including 3 male vocalists, 1 woman vocalist and 1 male child for each company, for a total of 15 spots.  Vocal prowess is emphasized and auditioners are encouraged to prepare a song either from Michael Jackson's catelogue or one in a similar style that can show range.

Want some tips?  Click below to hear directly from Duncan Stewart and Benton Whitley for all you need to know about landing a role in THRILLER LIVE!

New York auditions will be held in New York City at Pearl Studios (500 8th Avenue, 12th Floor) beginning Friday, September 23 with an Equity and non Equity open call. Agent appointments will follow on Saturday, September 24, at Ken Davenport Studios (Ken Davenport Studios; 250 West 49th Street, 3rd Floor).

Auditions in Los Angeles will begin with Equity and non Equity open call on Monday, September 26 at Alley Kat Studios (1455 North Gordan Street, Hollywood). Agent appointments following on Tuesday, September 27, also at Alley Kat.

For more information and to book an audition appointment, visit WWW.DSTEWARTCO.COM or call 212.635.2153 today!

In a career spanning 40 years, Michael Jackson sold an unparalleled 750 million records worldwide with the Thriller album still the world's best-selling recording of all time. His music continues to sell in its millions, winning new fans young and old alike.

THRILLER LIVE includes over two-hours of non-stop hit songs in a show that pays homage to the world-class spectacle of Jackson's legendary live performances including the smash hits: I Want You Back, ABC, Can You Feel It, Off The Wall, , The Way You Make Me Feel, Smooth Criminal, Beat It, Billie Jean, Dirty Diana, They Don't care About Us and Thriller and more.

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