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Understudy - Wikipedia

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In theater, an understudy, referred to in opera as cover or covering, is a performer who learns ... In musical theater, the term swing is often used for a member of the company who understudies seve...

TDF Theatre Dictionary » Swing

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A swing is a performer whose job is to play one or more roles in the acting ensemble of a show—usually a musical—when someone else is out. These dedicated ...

News: Life as a Swing: The Unsung Heroes of Musical Theater ...

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Aug 14, 2013 ... The opportunity to land a role in a Broadway show is the dream of every stage actor. But imagine having to know all the dialogue, lyrics and ...

Broadway Swings: Theatre's First Responders – blog

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Dec 3, 2015 ... I received my BFA in theatre from NYU and two years after my graduation I was cast for the first time as a Swing in a new musical called ...

A Swing StoryDance Spirit

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Nov 14, 2012 ... Imagine you're a swing in a Broadway show. ... As any musical theater pro will tell you, the ability to perform several different versions of the ...

Swing | Inside Jobs

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Though the term “Swing” might make you think of a beloved piece of playground equipment, it's also a musical theater term. A Swing is like the ultimate ...

Broadway Musical Home - Swing!

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Information about the dance Broadway musical, Swing!, including news and gossip, production information ... Playing at a Theatre Near You. Buy Tickets. Swing!

The Working Actor: Musical Theatre

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Heather also talks about what it's like to play every single role in the musical theatre canon: swing, understudy, ensemble and principle. She shares the ups and ...

MUSICAL THEATRE DICTIONARY: S

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Jun 13, 2009 ... Swing-noun- One of the most confusing job descriptions in the theatre world, a swing is an understudy's understudy. In a production, members ...

How to be a Swing | Actors & Performers

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Dec 17, 2015 ... Like most people, when I was cast as a Swing for the first time, I had no ... is a comprehensive guide on how to be a Swing in musical theatre.

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Understanding Broadway: The Swing | Playbill

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Aug 1, 2010 ... "Swings" are vital positions in the cast of a Broadway musical. They need to be ... Frank DiLella is the theatre producer for NY1. *. Check out ...

Newsies' Michael Fatica Shares 10 Secrets of Broadway's Swings

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Oct 5, 2013 ... In a show like Newsies, the job of a swing is to arrive at the theater ... any Broadway musical and not appreciate what its swings have to do.

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Swing? | Backstage

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Feb 18, 2015 ... The odd musical theater gig—where dancers must be ready to perform any of possibly a dozen ensemble roles on any given day—isn't for ...