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...
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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Information about the dance Broadway musical, Swing!, including news and
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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
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 ...
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.