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The Best Audition Songs for Teens – by Vocal Type

Are you getting ready for an important audition? Well, first you should check out our giant database of audition songs for specific musicals. But if your show hasn’t yet been covered by us, or if you’re just looking to expand your repertoire,  you can go through this list of audition songs for teens.

By the way, if you haven’t gone through the steps to find your vocal range yet, I would definitely recommend doing so!


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First Step: Read your audition details

Please read your audition details carefully, as they sometimes specify the type of song they’d like to hear (a ballad, something uptempo, etc.). Make sure to select a song that’s appropriate for your specific casting call. Also, as you’re picking out a song, these links may be helpful:

Backing Tracks for the Songs Below

“Audition Songs for Teens” Spotify Playlist


Quick Tip: For easy access to each song’s sheet music, backing tracks, music, time period, and vocal type info, just follow any of the links below!


Altos

Alyssa Greene” – The Prom

Distant Melody” – Peter Pan

I Can Hear the Bells” – Hairspray

Kindergarten Boyfriend” – Heathers

Live Out Loud” – A Little Princess

Mama Who Bore Me” – Spring Awakening

One Perfect Moment” – Bring It On


Baritones

All That’s Known” – Spring Awakening

Greased Lightnin’” – Grease

I Want to Make Magic” – Fame

Michael in the Bathroom” – Be More Chill

Role of a Lifetime” – Bare

Stop” – Mean Girls

The Kid Inside” – Is There Life After High School?


Basses

Aftershocks” – Next to Normal

And You Don’t Even Know It” – Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Don’t Do Sadness” – Spring Awakening

Kristoff Lullaby” – Frozen

I’m Allergic to Cats” – The Theory of Relativity

Reindeers are Better Than People” – Frozen

Try Me” – She Loves Me


Contras

All I Need Is an Angel” – Grease Live!

Boy Falls From The Sky” – Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark

How Can I Wait?” – Paint Your Wagon

It Means Beautiful” – Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Just Breathe” – The Prom

There’s a World” – Next to Normal

Those Magic Changes” – Grease


Psst… Here’s where you can find out your vocal type!


Mezzo-Sopranos

Dead Mom” – Beetlejuice

Hopelessly Devoted to You” – Grease

Little Lamb” – Gypsy

My Grand Plan” – The Lightning Thief

Once You See” – Carrie

Think of Meryl Streep” – Fame

What It Means to Be a Friend” – 13


Sopranos

He Was Tall” – Cinderella

How Lovely to Be a Woman” – Bye Bye Birdie

Ice Cream” – Anne of Green Gables

In My Own Little Corner” – Cinderella

Mabel’s Prayer” – Fame

Part of Your World” – The Little Mermaid

Saturday Alone” – Calvin Berger


Tenors

Dreamer in Disguise” – Carrie

Enjoy the Trip” – Bring It On

Freeze Your Brain” – Heathers

Seventeen” – Tuck Everlasting

The Wall in My Head” – Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Winter’s on the Wing” – The Secret Garden

Women and Sandwiches” – Freaky Friday


Want more songs? Check out these DIY Rep Books for EVERY vocal type!

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Which of these audition songs for teens are in your book?

And what role are you auditioning for next? We would love to hear all about it in the comments!


Stacy Karyn, Author of Audition Songs for Teens.
Author: Stacy Karyn

Stacy Karyn is the founder of Theatre Trip, author of The Thespian’s Bucket List, and creator of The Cast Album List. She holds a BA in theatre, a TESOL drama certificate, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.


 

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