Tess followed the rest of her group into the auditorium. The Producer, musical director and choreographer where sitting at a table in front of her.
After going over the audition song a few more times, the group stood in a line facing the people in charge. One-by-one they each sang the required song.
"Alright, is anyone auditioning for a solo?" Mr. Skelcey, the director asked. A few kids stepped forward, including Tess.
They each sang the song they were hoping to get a solo for. When her turn came, Tess took a breath and belted out her song. It was the first step to a solo