So You Wanna be a Superstar? The Ultimate Audition Guide by Ted Michael, Lea Salonga
  

Synopsis

So You Wanna be a Superstar? The Ultimate Audition Guide by Ted Michael, Lea Salonga

Geared toward hopeful musical theater, show choir, a cappella, and glee club singers, as well as all shower singers that want to improve their skills, this enthusiastic and practical guide can help anyone's inner superstardom make a public appearance. Full of straightforward, well-organized advice for every step of the process, this book will help you train your vocal cords, pick the right audition material, and become comfortable with the spotlight. Interactive quizzes, helpful sidebars, and words of advice from industry professionals add a personalized and real-world touch. Author Ted Michael, a veteran of music and theater, along with the help of popular actors, actresses, and singers, provides all the tools young singers need in order to nail their auditions and nurture their natural show-stopping abilities.

Reviews

Michael outlines a proactive approach to success, acknowledging that disappointment may be part of the process, but gives readers insight on every available tool they may equip themselves with to increase their chances of breaking into the biz. --Booklist Extensive musical theater history, dance terms, and audition tips are all presented in a clear, readable way... This engaging and fun-spirited guide is sure to be a boon for hopeful performers. --School Library Journal Written for both performers and hopefuls, So You Wanna Be a Superstar? is filled with advice, quizzes, and tips that are sure to boost your skills! --Seventeen.com For those with aspirations of having their name in lights on a Broadway marquee, So You Wanna Be a Superstar is required reading. --VOYA

About the Author

Ted Michael is a graduate of Columbia University and The Juilliard School. He has performed Off-Broadway and with opera companies and regional theaters across the country. Michael has published two novels (The Diamonds and Crash Test Love), and currently lives in New York, NY. Lea Salonga, author of the foreword for So You Wanna Be a Superstar?, is a singer and actress who is best known for her Tony Award-winning role in Miss Saigon. She has also appeared on Broadway in Les Miserables and Flower Drum Song. Many fans of all ages recognize Lea as the singing voice of Princess Jasmine in Aladdin and Fa Mulan in Mulan and Mulan II. In honor of her portrayal of the beloved princesses, The Walt Disney Company bestowed the honor of Disney Legend to Lea. Salonga was born in the Philippines, where she currently resides with her family. You can visit her online at leasalonga.com.

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Paperback
151 pages

Author

Ted Michael, Lea Salonga
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Publication date

18th October 2012

ISBN

9780762446100


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