32 Cool Musical Theatre Songs to Dance to

Looking for a musical theatre song to dance to for an upcoming audition, party, or project? Well, these songs would be perfect to pop on when the mood is heating up and people are looking to MOVE. They’re also sorted by vocal type, in case you’re looking for a fun party song to sing.

And of course, here’s the Spotify playlist for next time you feel like dancing around the house!


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Altos

It Won’t Be Long Now” – In the Heights

Live for Loving You” – On Your Feet!

Raise Your Voice” – Sister Act

You Can’t Win” – The Wiz


Baritones

Diga Diga Doo” – Blackbirds of 1928

Go West” – Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Honestly Sincere” – Bye Bye Birdie

Planet Schmanet Janet” – The Rocky Horror Show


Basses

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

Don’t Be Cruel” – All Shook Up

I Am Back” – American Psycho

One Last Kiss” – Bye Bye Birdie


Contras

Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens” – Five Guys Named Moe

Born to Boogie” – Billy Elliot

I’m Not Falling for That” – We Aren’t Kids Anymore

Sex is in the Heel” – Kinky Boots


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


Mezzo-Sopranos

Holding Out For a Hero” – Footloose

Jazz Time” – Marguerite

Let’s Hear It for the Boy” – Footloose

Move (You’re Stepping on My Heart)” – Dreamgirls


Sopranos

Ain’t Nothin’ But a Kiss” – Memphis

Another Round” – Bright Star

Brand New You” – 13

Cooties” – Hairspray


Tenors

Big Love” – Memphis

Go With the Flow” – Wonderland

Lovin’ Al” – Working

Piragua” – In the Heights


Trebles (Kids)

Come to the Fun Home” – Fun Home

Cool Kid” – Polka Dots: The Cool Kids Musical

Sparkle and Shine” – Nativity!

Sticks and Stones” – Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical


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Which of these musical theatre songs to dance to is your favorite?

And do you have any other songs to add to the list? We would love to hear all about it in the comments! And in the meantime, you can check out our database of best audition songs for other musicals.


Stacy Karyn.
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 has a TESOL drama certificate, a BA in theatre, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.


 

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