CALLING ALL SINGERS! Melbourne AND Brisbane! State wide search for all styles and skills for Take the Mic’s Singing Competition. Take the Mic is Judged by industry professionals with $20,000 value in prizes including photoshoots, music videos, recording deals and more. LIMITED SPACES – applications closing AUGUST 14th. Apply online at www.takethemic.com.au
Melbourne/Brisbane – Applications Close August 14th
-Open Division: Ages 15+
-Junior Division: Ages 7-14
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.
Experience the wonder and entertainment of Motown, the sound that transformed the music industry. Featuring the greatest hits from the 1960s by icons such as Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross, The Jackson 5 and Marvin Gaye. This high energy, toe-tapping spectacle is staged for one night only! Motown Live In Concert, at Chapel off Chapel December 15.
Melbourne Audition Date – Friday, October 6
Between 1pm – 4pm
Rehearsals – Commence November 2017
*to be finalised around successful applicants availability*
Performance Date – Friday, December 15 (2017)
With strong potential for 2018 tour
Roles Available: We are looking for 5 lead singers (3 female, 2 male) with strong vocals and comfortable with movement. There will be no dance call. Singers are required to learn the provided material accompanied by backing track. All ethnicities are encouraged to apply. 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: Each cast member will be paid a flat fee of $400 for the 2017 season, including 4 half-day rehearsals, and two shows on December 15. The 2018 tour rate will be negotiated later.
Director: James Terry
Musical Director: Stephanie Lewendon-Lowe
Choreographer: Alexia Brinsley