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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 ...

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 ...

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

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Aug 14, 2013 ... Candi Boyd is the universal swing for all of the North America casts of Jersey Boys, which includes Broadway, Las Vegas and the Second ...

'Swing': The hardest working theater actor | Inquirer Entertainment

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Sep 26, 2012 ... SAN DIEGO, California—The stage musical “Allegiance” is now officially open and is running until Oct. 21 which, by Philippine standards, ...

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 ... That means that actors with previous swing credits on their résumés ...

What is the difference between a standby and understudy on ...

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The strict theatre usage is this: Understudy: This actor has a small part in the play and steps up ... Swings are typically used in musicals, and they learn blocking and music and lines for several Ensemble roles. .... (TBH means “to be honest,” and the commenter would basically tell you what they thought of you, starting with  ...

The Theatre Dictionary - CAPA.com

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Have you ever wondered what some theatre terms mean? ... definitions. Enjoy! .... Swing - a performer in a musical who substitutes when chorus members are.

Broadway Swings: Theatre's First Responders – blog

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Dec 3, 2015 ... Broadway Swings: Theatre's First Responders. We've all seen those little square slips of white paper in our playbills: “At tonight's performance, ...