CALLING ALL SINGERS! State wide search for all styles and skills for Take the Mic’s Singing Competition. Take the Mic is Judged by industry professionals with $10,000 value in prizes including photoshoots, music videos, recording deals and more.
LIMITED SPACES – APPLY ASAP!
Applications Close August 31
September 19 – Heat 1
September 26 – Heat 2
September 12 – Heat 1
September 18 – Heat 2
September 25 – Heat 3
Junior Grand Final – October 30
Open Grand Final – October 31
-Open Division: Ages 15+
-Junior Division: Ages 7-14
The show runs from 7:30pm-9:00pm. (talent arrive at 6:45pm)
SONG CHOICE AND BACKING
-Songs can be any style but prefer below 4 minutes.
-Each artist will perform ONE song
-Backing tracks in mp3 format with no backing vocals.
-You may be accompanied or do so yourself on guitar. No Piano.
-Performance (Connection to the lyric an audience engagement)
-Vocal Technique (Use of range, tone and dynamics)
-Song Choice (Compatibility, arrangement and creativity)
– Feedback from Professional Industry Judges
– High Quality Photography
– High Definition Video Production
– Post-competition Support
All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Part of the 2018 Midsumma Festival: An unstoppable pop concert packed with more than 20 smash hits from the 1990s. Pumped with nostalgia, laughs, and song and dance tributes, Spice Up Your Life is the ultimate 90s experience! Supported by a live band, this feel good, fun and fresh concert will include your favourite music icons The Backstreet Boys, Britney Spears, Shania Twain, Kylie Minogue, The Spice Girls, and many more! This is one summer show you must experience!
Melbourne Audition Date – Friday, October 6
Between 1pm – 4pm
Rehearsals – Commence December 2017
*to be finalised around successful applicants availability*
Performance Date – Saturday, January 20 (2018)
With strong potential for corporate and private hire in 2018
Roles Available: We are looking for 4 lead singers (2 female, 2 male) with strong vocals with preference to contemporary pop, and strong movement. There will be no dance call. Singers are required to learn the provided material accompanied by backing track. Must be aged from 18 and Melbourne based.
Audition Details: To register for an audition time, please email [email protected] with your CV and Headshot. Due to time constraints, we will not be able to accept all applications. If accepted, please bring a 4×6 copy of your headshot to your audition.
Payment: This show will be a profit-share arrangement with a maximum payout of $400. The intention is to sell the show for corporate and private hire in 2018. The production will include 4 half-day rehearsals, and two shows (January 20).
Director: James Terry
Musical Director: Stephanie Lewendon-Lowe
Choreographer: Alexia Brinsley