This handbook is aimed at equipping students with the necessary information to pursue a career in Musical Theatre and covers first experiences, through Drama School to becoming a fully-fledged professional. Gerry Tebbutt asks pertinent questions of the reader in order to examine the motives for choosing to be in Musical Theatre and he explores the various forms, from the birth of musical comedy to current trends, in order to stress the importance of understanding the industry. Practical suggestions include advice on getting into Drama School, and choices and suitability of different types of songs and speeches for auditions.
This book is essential for all those with a serious interest in Musical Theatre. It is designed to support students and teachers by providing accessible and practical advice.
‘An excellent guide for all those wishing to enter the world of musical theatre’
The Stage Newspaper