Show Choir

The Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir is an audition based, exhibition Show Choir that stems from Paper Mill Playhouse’s award-winning Arts Education and Outreach programs. The choir consists of 60 singer/dancers between the ages of 15 and 22. The Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir act as ambassadors to Paper Mill Playhouse with an array of performance opportunities throughout the community and beyond. Students selected to be a part of this talented group have to opportunity to fine tune their craft with free, intensive instruction with an array of public performance opportunities.

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Paper Mill Announces Open Auditions for Its Award-Winning Broadway Show Choir

Tuition-Free Exhibition Show Choir for Students Ages 15 to 22

To make an audition appointment please fill out the online audition form here.

For more information please email PMPShowChoir@gmail.com or call 973.315.1640.

The Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir is a tuition-free, audition-based performance show choir that stems from Paper Mill Playhouse’s award-winning Arts Education and Outreach programs. The choir consists of 60 singer/dancers between the ages of 15 and 22. Auditions will take place at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 119 Main Street in Millburn, NJ, on the evenings of Sunday, October 15, Tuesday, October 17 and Wednesday, October 18 by appointment only. Callback and makeup auditions will be held at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church on Sunday, October 22rd.

The Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir acts as ambassadors to Paper Mill Playhouse with an array of performance opportunities throughout the community and beyond. Over the past four seasons, the Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir has delighted more than 350,000 people across the region with rousing renditions of Broadway, pop and classics. The choir has performed at prestigious venues including MetLife Stadium, Lincoln Center, Sun Arena, Mayo Center in Morristown, Bergen PAC in Englewood, Paper Mill Playhouse, The Empire State Building, Asbury Park Convention Center, SOPAC in South Orange, among others. This January, the show choir will sing with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra for their SCI-FI SPECTACULAR: MUSIC FROM STAR WARS, STAR TREK & BEYOND concert series.

Students selected to be a part of this talented group will have to opportunity to fine-tune their craft with free, intensive instruction that includes voice and dance training. The Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir runs from October through June and rehearses Sunday evenings from 5:00PM to 9:00PM.

Audition Information

Open auditions for the 17-18 Season are by appointment only

  • Sunday, October 15, 5:00pm – 9:00PM
  • Tuesday, October 17, 6:00pm – 9:00PM
  • Wednesday, October 18, 6:00pm – 9:00PM

If you are not available during these times, you may attend callback auditions on Sunday, October 22. To make an audition appointment please fill out the online audition form. For more information please email PMPShowChoir@gmail.com or call 973.315.1640.

For the Audition

Prepare an upbeat pop or musical theater piece of approximately 32 bars that best demonstrates your vocal range. Bring sheet music, in the key you will sing it, in a binder or single sheet taped together that contains the full piano accompaniment. An accompanist will be provided. Students may not perform a cappella or to an audio recording. Students will be taught a brief dance combination, so please bring suitable footwear.

Callback Auditions

Sunday, October 22, 6:00PM-9:00PM

Audition Location

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 119 Main Street, Millburn, NJ

The Paper Mill Playhouse Broadway Show Choir is presented by Overlook Medical Center.

Watch Audition Video Here