New York-based theatre director, Laura Josepher, has been directing, teaching, and coaching professionally in New York City for the past thirty years. Her most recent directing credits include MURDER FOR TWO at Cape Fear Regional Theatre, GODSPELL, and THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE at The International Musical Theatre College (IMTC); EDGES at Den Danske Scenekunstskole in Fredericia, Denmark; and the new musical SEARCHING FOR ROMEO at the NY Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF). With business partner David Sisco she runs ContemporaryMusicalTheatre.com, the largest online database of contemporary musical theatre writers and songs. Together they wrote the books, "Mastering College Musical Theatre Auditions: Sound Advice for the Student, Teacher, and Parent," and "Performing in Contemporary Musicals."
Has this ever happened to you? You’re standing outside an audition room, ready to go in, when you hear the person right before you singing your audition song. Uh oh. Our latest blog post offers useful tips on how to think outside the audition song box and stand out from the crowd.