Extracted from JYP-Alpha Official Press Release:
The event will be held on the 14th and 15th of January 2012 in Singapore at MDIS Queenstown Campus. There will be street castings before the auditions to search for more talents. As of 13th January 2012, 2,468 have signed up for the audition online and 500 are expected for walk-in. Participants are encouraged to showcase their talents here for a chance of being offered a contract and be groomed as a super star in Korea. They are required to Sing or Dance or Act or VJ or MC or Model. Songs can be sung in any language.
2012 The JYP and Alpha Singapore Audition
Date: January 14th & 15th, 2012
Venue: MDIS Queenstown Campus Auditorium (How to get there?)
Participants are to take note of the following conditions:
- Born between 01 Jan 1985 to 31 Dec 2000 (Age 9-26)
- Choose ONE from Vocal, Dance, Acting, Model, MC or VJ
- No race restriction
- No language restriction
- No nationality restriction
- Perform solo; No groups/pairs
- Dance – Provide your own music CD/mp3 (You’ll be given 1 minute to dance)
- Vocal – Prepare the first verse of song without MR (i.e no music)
- Acting/MC/VJ – 1 minute of impromptu or memorized acting or freestyle
- Model – Posing and cat-walking
Further instructions to follow:
- Log in to the audition registration website
- Fill in your FULL name and email address
- You will receive an audition code through email immediately
- Fill out and complete the application form (All fields are to be filled)
- Print out 2 copies of the application form which you will receive via email
- Bring these 2 copies of the application on the audition day
- Selected participants will be informed via email
Do take note that walk-in registrations will also be accepted on the day of the audition from 10am to 5pm.
Selected participants will be trained in South Korea by either JYP or Alpha Korea. They will be groomed as the next K-pop star in Korea. As this is an audition and not a contest/competition, there will be no winners nor judges. The panel will consist of casting directors from JYP and Alpha Korea. Among them, they have cast, trained and managed artistes such as Rain, Miss A, Wonder Girls, DBSK, SNSD, SHINee, Super Junior, Super Junior M and F(x).
Visit this page to register for the audition: http://audition.jype.com/singapore/
Alpha Entertainment Group is based in Singapore and they also have a 100% owned subsidiary in South Korea as well, known as Alpha Entertainment Korea Pte Ltd.
To know more about Alpha Entertainment, be sure to check out their facebook page for more updates on the upcoming audition.
Source: Alpha Entertainment