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 ... 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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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
Nov 6, 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.