There are literally thousands of songs available for kids and teens to choose from for an audition. Following is a shortlist of possibilities specifically targeted at teenage girls 13 and over. These audition songs for kids and teens will not only showcase your young actor’s voice, but allow them to tell a story. We've included the song titles, shows, and tempos to help you and your child choose the best option for your next audition. You can find additional song lists for actors under 12 years old—plus audition tips based on my time auditioning teen actors for shows including “The Sound of Music” and “Peter Pan”—here.
- “Almost There” from “The Princess and the Frog” (uptempo)
- “Dance with You” from “The Prom” (ballad)
- “Dead Mom” from “Beetlejuice” (uptempo)
- “Everlasting” from “Tuck Everlasting” (ballad)
- “I Got Love” from “Purlie” (uptempo)
- “Lamest Place in the World” from “13 the Musical” (ballad)
- “Much More” from “The Fantasticks” (ballad)
- “My Big French Boyfriend” from “The Toxic Avenger” (uptempo)
- “Once Upon a Dream” from “Jekyll & Hyde” (ballad)
- “Shy” from “Once Upon a Mattress” (uptempo)
- “Live Out Loud” from “A Little Princess” (uptempo)
READ: Audition Songs for Kids
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