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Audition Songs for Moulin Rouge Musical

When auditioning for Moulin Rouge, casting will usually ask singers and dancers to bring a pop/rock song. Here are some song suggestions:


If auditioning for a pop/rock musical, you MUST have experience and training in being able to do rock belt and mixing. This technique is advance and if done incorrectly, it can damage your voice. Please make sure you take some time to see a coach to teach you how to sing these awesome powerful songs.

Satine Female Lead Mezzo-Soprano

A beautiful young dancer and courtesan known as the "Sparkling Diamond" at the Moulin Rouge who fell in love with Christian but was told by her boss that she must be with the wealthy Duke of Monroth to save the place.

  • Edge Of A Broken Heart by Vixen

  • I’ll Never Love Again by Lady Gaga

Christian Male Lead Tenor

A young English writer who met and fell in love with Satine. He is passionate and a hopeless romantic, driven mad with obsession over Satine after finding out that she was set up to be with another man.

  • You Give Love A Bad Name by Bon Jovi

  • Someone You Loved by Lewis Capaldi

Nini Female Supporting Mezzo-Soprano

She is one of the dancers at the Moulin Rouge. She is cynical but also loyal and thoughtful. She wants to be the star of the show but knows it won't ever be her.

  • I Hate Myself For Loving You by Joan and the Blackhearts

  • All Fired by Pat Benatar

Harold Ziegler Male Lead Tenor

He is the "ringleader" of the Moulin Rouge, and narrator of the show. He is a bold and exuberant showman.

  • Ziggy Stardust by David Bowie

  • Stairway to Heaven by Led Zeppelin

Toulousse-Lautrec Male Supporting Baritone

An artist who helps guide Christian around town. He is kind, passionate, and acts as a moral compass for Christian.

  • Hotel California by Eagles

  • Black by Pearl Jam

Santiago Male Supporting Baritone

An Argentinian dancer choreographing the show at the Moulin Rouge. Has passionate feelings for Nini.

  • Paint It, Black by The Rolling Stones

  • Hurt by Johnny Cash

Ensemble Female

  • You Lost Me by Christina Aguilera

  • Grand Piano by Nicki Minaj

  • Try by Pink

  • Wrecking Ball by Miley Cyrus

Ensemble Male

  • Falling Harry Styles

  • Paradise City by Guns N’ Roses

  • Sweet Child O’ Mine by Guns N’ Roses

  • Nothin’ But A Good Time by Poison

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Tina Golden

Vocal and MT Audition Coach

10+ years singing and dance experience

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