Watch: Highlights From Week 3 of Playbill’s Search for a Star Contest

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Take a look at the video auditions we’re loving, and submit your own before August 5!

We’re winding down Playbill’s Search for a Star contest. If you haven’t submitted yet, you have through August 5 at 11:59 PM ET. Click here for full contest details and instructions on how to enter.

The competition heats up in Week 3 and Playbill’s editors decided to be even more judicious, showing nine of our favorite videos from the week of submissions. Watch the performances below—loving these lesser-known song choices.

Playbill’s weekly highlights are separate from the official judging taking place behind the scenes. Thanks to The Growing Studio and Stewart/Whitley Casting, our judges include casting directors Benton Whitley, Duncan Stewart, and Sam Yabrow of Stewart/Whitley Casting (Hadestown, Chicago, The Great Comet), Drama Desk-winning performer, director, and choreographer Stephanie Klemons, who has appeared on Broadway in In The Heights, Bring It On, If/Then, and Hamilton; Olivier-nominated co-writer and co-director of SIX Lucy Moss; director Tamilla Woodard, currently the associate director of Broadway’s Hadestown and recently appointed the co-artistic director of Working Theater; director and choreographer JoAnn M. Hunter (School of Rock, Disaster!); and and Tony-winning choreographer Sergio Trujillo (Ain’t Too Proud).

Every video is seen by our esteemed panel of judges in consideration for the Grand Prize Package, plus the Top 10 will earn in-person auditions with: Tony-winning director Des McAnuff, as well as judges Hunter, Klemons, Trujillo, and Woodard, for consideration for their individual upcoming projects. All submissions are also considered for our editorial highlight roundups like this one.

Share your talent with the world by entering at, and don’t forget to also share your videos on social using #PlaybillStar.

Watch the highlights from Week 3 below!

Sophie Amelkin:

Michael Bodsworth:

Coleman Cummings:

Daniela Delahuerta:

Mia Hall:

Selene Klasner:

Robert Knight:

Ariel Murillo:

Cecilia Snow:

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