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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 ... Jared is also a theater junkie. Ask him any question about any Broadway musical and he will most likely know the answer. Jared is married to ...

8 Things You Didn't Know About Being An Understudy on Broadway ...

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Mar 2, 2015 ... And then there's also a swing, who is someone who doesn't perform in the ... who eventually snagged the starring role in a Broadway musical. ... I got to the theatre, heard Jessie was out sick and went on with an hour's notice.

The Working Actor: Musical Theatre - Theatrefolk

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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 ...

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!

Broadway Swings: Covering the Ensemble in Musical ... - Bloomsbury

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In this textbook for performers, the position of a Swing-an Understudy for the Ensemble-on Broadway is examined from every angle, showing just how vital ...

Swing Time - The Musical!

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An ongoing show in the heart of the DC's theater district, audiences have been raving about Swing Time – The Musical! The actors sing and dance to a live band  ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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.