SM is famous for producing many of Korea’s top K-Pop stars, such as BoA, TVXQ, Super Junior, Girls’ Generation, SHINee, and f(x). A few of those stars were discovered through the SM Global Auditions, such as Super Junior-M‘s Henry, a finalist of the 2006 Global Auditions, and f(x)‘sAmber, who participated in the 2007 U.S. auditions, and more.
For this year, SM will be holding a new audition catered towards the youth of the world in their Youth Star Audition for those ranging from 8 to 20 years old. The auditions will take place in seven countries including South Korea, Japan, China, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States, and is open to all nationalities and genders.
Check out more details at the official Youth Star Audition site here, and check below for the list of the North American dates and locations!
July 29thLos Angeles, CA, USA
August 4thNew Jersey, USA
August 28th/29thToronto, Canada
September 1stVancouver, Canada
The agency has also unveiled a few promotional videos for the upcoming auditions, so check them out below if you didnt catch them before!