Do you think you’re cut out for K-Pop superstardom? If so, the 2016 SM Global Audition in Sydney (Australia) and Auckland (New Zealand) next April could be for you. One of Korea’s biggest entertainment companies, SM Entertainmentis looking for singers, dancers, actors, models and composers. If you’re interested in applying, you can check out the details below!

Held in various locations worldwide, SM’s Global Auditions reflect the increasingly international reach of K-pop and Hallyu culture and have launched the careers of SM idols like Super Junior-M’s Henry, Amber from f(x) and Red Velvet’s Wendy.

Audition Dates and Locations
Sydney: Saturday, 16 April
Auckland: Tuesday, 19 April
Further location details will be announced soon.

Audition Registration Period
December 16 2015 to the day before the audition.
A confirmation email with an audition time will be sent upon receipt of your registration details.

Preparing for the Audition
Applicants may apply to singer, dancer, acting, modelling and composing categories for the 2016 Audition and should prepare as follows:

Singer: Singers must sing for up to 2 minutes acappella. Covers and original songs may be sung.
Dancer: Dancers should not bring their own music. Music will be provided at the audition.
Actors/actresses: Acting hopefuls will be asked to do impromptu acting and to prepare their own memorised scripts/monologues (up to 2 minutes).
Models: Fashion models will be asked to show their runway walk and posing (several poses should be prepared). CF models will be asked to show their facial expressions.
Composers and lyricists: Composers and lyricists will be asked to bring in their lyrics or demo files (USB, CD, paper format etc.)

Questions may be directed to SM at this email address:

You can apply by following the ‘apply’ link on the official SMTOWN page here.