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Musical Theater Audition Rubric 
Rubric for assessment of auditions for a speaking/singing/dancing part.
Rubric Code: C228827
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Subject: Music  
Type: (Other)  
Grade Levels: 9-12


Powered by iRubric Musical Theatre Audition Rubric
  Excellent

10 pts

Good

8 pts

Fair

7 pts

Poor

6 pts

Non Existent

5 pts

Song-Pitch/Tone

Excellent

Tone is clear and supported all of the time. Notes are on pitch. No difficulty hearing entire song.
Good

Tone is clear and supported most of the time. Notes are on pitch, but performance is not loud enough in parts.
Fair

Tone is sometimes clear and supported. Notes are sometimes on pitch. Lacks volume most of the time.
Poor

Tone is generally unsupported and there is little evidence of ability to match pitch. Cannot be heard.
Non Existent

No support whatsoever and unable to match pitch. Volume insufficient throughout.
Song - Stage Presence/Memory Work

Excellent

The entire song is memorized and the singer is confident, poised, and relaxed.
Good

The song is memorized, but the singer is somewhat uncomfortable. Singer occasionally fidgets, wavers vocally, allows nervousness to show.
Fair

The song is clearly not memorized, the singer forgets and starts over. Singer fidgets, has vocal wavering, and shows little confidence.
Poor

Singer has to hold music and appears very uncomfortable on stage.
Non Existent

Singer did not prepare a song.
Song- Rhythm

Excellent

Rhythm is correct throughout the song and tempo is correct.
Good

Rhythm and tempo is mostly correct.
Fair

Some problems with rhythm and/or tempo.
Poor

Singer is either too fast or too slow for the rhythm of the song.
Non Existent

Song is a cappella.
Song/Acting- Expression/Musicality

Excellent

Performance is very expressive and portrays the feeling of the song.
Good

Performance is somewhat expressive and sometimes portrays the feeling of the song.
Fair

Performance is fine, but lacks feeling.
Poor

Performance has little expression and singer does not seem to be aware of meaning of the song.
Non Existent

Song lacks any expression or feeling.
Song/Acting- Diction

Excellent

Performer is completely understandable and articulate.
Good

Performer is mostly understandable. There may be one or two articulation problems.
Fair

Performer has frequent articulation problems and may be difficult to understand.
Poor

Performer is quite difficult to understand, due to numerous articulation problems.
Non Existent

Performer is not understandable.
Song/Acting- Characterization

Excellent

Character is well developed and evident.
Good

Character is somewhat developed but performer may go in and out of character.
Fair

Character may not be developed, but it is evident that the performer is trying.
Poor

Character is not developed and performer lacks understanding of the character.
Non Existent

No character is present at all.
Dance-Technique and Coordination

Excellent

Student picks up dance moves quickly and has no problem performing it on their own.
Good

Student is able to learn dance and can perform most of it on their own.
Fair

Student has some difficulty either learning the dance or performing it on their own.
Poor

Student has trouble learning the dance and is unable to perform it, but tries.
Non Existent

Student cannot dance.
Dance- Showmanship

Excellent

Student makes the dance look easy.
Good

Student may not have all of the steps down, but they make up for it with their expression.
Fair

Student looks nervous, but tries.
Poor

Student looks awkward/ terrified.
Non Existent

Student cannot "fake it till they make it".
Overall - Preparation

Excellent

All audition materials and performance pieces were well prepared in advance.
Good

Performance pieces are prepared but audition materials are missing.
Fair

Audition materials may be missing and performance pieces are not well prepared.
Poor

Not well prepared.
Non Existent

Unprepared.
Overall - Professionalism

Excellent

Performer's work ethic, courtesy, cooperation, level of responsibility, and commitment are consistently evident during audition process. Passing all classes by a considerable margin.
Good

Performer's work ethic, courtesy, cooperation, level of responsibility, and commitment are usually evident during audition process. Passing all classes.
Fair

Performer's work ethic, courtesy, cooperation, level of responsibility, and commitment are occasionally evident during audition process. Passing all classes, but by a slim margin.
Poor

Performer's work ethic, courtesy, cooperation, level of responsibility, and commitment are rarely evident during audition process. Not passing all classes.
Non Existent

Performer's work ethic, courtesy, cooperation, level of responsibility, and commitment are not evident during audition process. Performer is failing multiple classes and unlikely to regain passing status before performance.



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