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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.
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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?
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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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A audition is created, it's simply linked to and logged in through email, and then roles are established, auditioned for and reviewed.
Complete with the dark brooding eyes, chiselled jaw and authoritative voice, Ian would most definitely win the role of Christian Grey if he auditioned for it exactly like this one.
HIGH NOTE: Joe Gaunt, left and above, at the Liverpool auditions IN TUNE: Saxaphone player Joe Gaunt who has auditioned for Britain's Got Talent Pictures by KATIE LUNN
A couple of years later she auditioned for Dame Alicia Markova, then director of the Metropolitan Opera Ballet, who hired her in 1963.
"When I auditioned for the Rockettes," says Lewis, "I was wearing a ballet-cut leotard.
"I auditioned for one company three times," says Thompson.
Dale's life turned again with the entrance of a beautiful young dancer/actress who auditioned for a show he was casting.
He received a Rudolf Nureyev Foundation Scholarship when he auditioned for SAB in 1999 and moved from Charlotte, North Carolina, into the Meredith Willson Residence Hall at Lincoln Center, which houses both SAB and Juilliard School students.
Quinn's first dance teacher, former Rockette Joan Sherry, took her to see the Christmas Spectacular, which 12-year-old Quinn found "very inspiring." After dancing for Disney, Quinn auditioned for the Rockettes and was one of four dancers chosen from a group of 600.
If so, you might have been tempted to join thousands of hopefuls who auditioned for Tharp!--a show of Twyla Tharp choreography that was auditioning dancers in five major U.S.
Finalists auditioned for five levels of monetary awards, from $100 (Level V) to $3,000 (Level 1).