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audition for

To perform in order to display one's abilities in an attempt to be granted a role in something (typically a role in a play). Are you auditioning for this year's spring musical? I'm going to sing that song when I audition for the play.

audition someone for something

to allow someone to try out for a part in a performance; to judge someone's singing, speaking, or playing potential for a part in a performance. Will you audition anyone else for the part? Have you been auditioned for a part in the school play?

audition for something

to try out for a part in something. (In a setting in which one's singing, speaking, or playing is heard and judged.) I plan to audition for the lead role in the school play. Liz auditioned for The Mikado.
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They are moving straight on to the arena auditions, which are only taking place in Salford and Wembley Arena.
Interested host entities can sign up to create an audition at https://www.
Acts are advised to turn up early to the open and mobile auditions.
Audition dates: Mar 8, New York, NY; Mar 22, Los Angeles, CA
will hold auditions for Julia Cho's play, "The Language Archive," at 1:30 p.
Organisers said the mobile auditions allow budding artists to try out in towns and cities which the main arena auditions tour - which normally comes to Liverpool - does not reach.
Confirming that Newcastle isn't on the 2013 audition list but Middlesbrough is, an X Factor spokeswoman told the Gazette: "Last year we found some great talent in Newcastle, including our winner James Arthur.
When Goldstar's Glasgow audition was shown last Saturday, the girls got three yes votes from the judges.
Those who shine could be called to two closed auditions - where they would not have to queue.
AUDITIONS for the next series of Big Brother have been announced for Newcastle in the New Year.
Most music schools require three to four audition pieces from different historical style periods for auditions.
It's really there to make sure your jaw doesn't hit the audition table.
Anyone who wants to enrol should to be at the theatre for 2pm and the audition will be from 2.
Beginning in spring 2007, student musicians auditioning for MFA's honor ensembles will use SmartMusic as an audition tool and receive a 90-day trial subscription and a SmartMusic microphone.