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So You Wanna Be a Superstar?: The Ultimate Audition Guide

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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 ...more
Paperback, 152 pages
Published October 2nd 2012 by Running Press Kids (first published August 7th 2012)
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Emily
Jul 12, 2014 rated it really liked it
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I haven't seen a book on auditioning and doing your best work once you have the part geared so specifically towards kids before this. So of course I had to check it out...

I think this book is a must for young performers. It's full of practical, useful information and genuinely helpful tips and advice, all presented in a fun and straightforward way (if sometimes pitched a little young for the target age group). That said, the label of "audition guide" is a bit misplaced, as it also has more
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Melanie Markus
Aug 17, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Why aren't there more books like this out for children?

A comprehensive guide for kids/teens who are looking to audition for anything from the school musical to the talent show. It provides great tips and advice, but also great tidbits of musical theater history on everything from composers to lyricists to directors--but it's told in a fun, engaging voice that kids will love, I think.

It also has great ideas for kids who might want to write their own music on the guitar or start a band, or who
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Ilaria
Aug 28, 2018 rated it it was ok
Shelves: theatre
It's not a bad book, it has some interesting points and advice, but I think the fact that it's addressed mostly to teenagers makes it too "simplistic" for adults or, generally speaking, for people who aren't in high school anymore and want to make a job out of performing. My favorite parts were the actors' testimonials at the beginning of each chapter.
I enjoyed it, after all, but I admit I expected a different kind of book.
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Ted Michael was born in 1984 and grew up in Roslyn Heights, New York. He is a graduate of Columbia University and the Juilliard School and is a Presidential Scholar in the Arts.