Encore Auditions

Thank you for auditioning for our 2024-2025 Encore Entertainment Company. Vocal auditions will be submitted via video during our audition window. We are hosting IN-PERSON dance auditions for Singers on May 6 from 4:30-6:30pm. We will host in-person Pit Band auditions on May 13 and 14 from 2:30-4 pm. Crew interview information will be posted soon. We look forward to another great year of growth, learning, and spectacular performances.

Encore is a great place to:

  • Learn more about dancing, singing, playing your instrument, or technical theater
  • Make new friends
  • Travel to compete and perform at other schools
  • Participate in our Encore Holiday Extravaganza and Showtime
  • Get a PE Waiver for singer-dancers
  • You CAN play a sport and be in other school activities while participating in Encore successfully! (Monday is our big mandatory rehearsal day for singers and pit band)


Singers: Have you been preparing your one minute of an art song and Broadway song? If not, now is the time to start – talk with your voice teacher or check out the last page of the Handbook for song choices and practice recording links. Let Mr. Skidmore know if you need more help.

Take some time to review our Encore Handbook with your family. Encore has a history of high-level work, but this can only continue if we all commit to working together. This handbook contains important information about our policies, dates, and current fee structure. If you have questions, please ask a director BEFORE you audition.


Tell us about yourself. Singer-dancer candidates, please complete this form as soon as possible. A vocal audition video submission link will be sent to those who complete the form.

Pit-band candidates, please complete this form as soon as possible. We will send audition scheduling information to those who complete the form.

Encore Crew candidates, please complete this form as soon as possible. We will send interview scheduling information to those who complete the form. If you are auditioning as a singer/band member and awaiting results of that audition before committing to crew, please wait until after auditions to complete the form.


Practice! You can and should prepare your two vocal selections in advance. The goal is for your 50-second (up to 1 minute) performance of each song to be a reflection of your best singing. The dance audition will be taught on Monday the 6th (4:30pm) to the group. To prepare for the dance audition, consider doing some stretching and cardio activities from PE class or YouTube dance/exercise videos. While you cannot rehearse the actual dance audition material before the event, you can prepare your body and mind to be more successful.

Print (or pick up) this form and complete it before your audition! This is your permission form, so please bring it to the dance audition on May 6.


Submit Your Vocal Audition Video. Only the directors will see your vocal audition. Some students like to dress up for the vocal audition, but it isn’t required. We ask you to sing up to one minute of both your art song and Broadway song.


Song selections for those without a voice instructor:

“Homeward Bound” (vs 1; end at m. 26)Accompaniment (for learning) (the real thing)
“A Whole New World” (first verse/chorus)Accompaniment (folder link -school Gmail)


Come to the dance audition in the choir room on Monday, May 6, from 4:30-6:30 pm. Be dressed comfortably and ready to move. Have fun meeting some of the other candidates. Do YOUR best – don’t worry or compare yourself to others.

After auditions, take a moment to breathe and be proud of yourself. Results will be posted in the MHS choir trophy case when ready. Thank you for sharing with us. Thank you for your interest in Encore. We look forward to another great year!

Questions?… ask BEFORE you audition – Encore is a full year commitment

Mr. Skidmore, Director

Ms. Peyton, Assistant Director

Check out videos of our 2022 and 2021 shows: