This is an aid to the blog post Preparing Yourself for an Audition!. Visit that post to learn about the process of choosing a song.
Remember, the song you choose should be appropriate for your age and gender. It should also showcase your singing and acting ability. Whatever song you decide to sing, it needs to be from a stage or movie musical unless the theater where you are auditioning said otherwise.
These links are included in this article as a reference to find audition songs, by providing a list of ideas. Vocal/Piano books with song lists with ideal audition songs: (note these books have excerpts of the songs, not the whole song).
Song list and link to purchase from ‘Kids Musical Theatre Anthology Book/CD (Broadway Presents!) for audition song ideas. The book includes 16 bar cut ideas, show history, and other additional information.
All I Do is Dream of You (Singin’ in the Rain)
Alone in the Universe (Seussical: The Musical)
Be Kind to Your Parents (Fanny)
Big Blue World (Finding Nemo: The Musical)
Consider Yourself (Oliver)
Doll on a Music Box/Truly Scrumptious (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang)
The Girl I Mean To Be (The Secret Garden)
Good Morning (Singin’ in the Rain)
Green Eggs and Ham (Seussical: The Musical)
Heart (D**n Yankees)
I Gotta Crow (Peter Pan)
I Just Can’t Wait To Be King (The Lion King)
I Want it Now (Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory)
It’s Possible (Seussical: The Musical)
Johnny One Note (Babes in Arms)
Part of Your World (The Little Mermaid)
Pure Imagination (Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory)
Shy (Once Upon a Mattress)
Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious (Mary Poppins: The New Musical)
When I Get My Name In Lights (The Boy From Oz)
Wouldn’t It Be Loverly (My Fair Lady)