• Madonna auditioned in 1982 for the upcoming TV series of ‘FAME’ based on the movie from 1980 with the same title.
  • Madonna introduced herself as being Madonna from Detroit and said she was 21 years of age. Madonna said she was on tour with her band and dancers and that she had a track out on the radio titled ‘Everybody’.
  • Madonna auditioned for the role and read a few lines. Madonna was not chosen for the part as her acting came across as too ‘stiff’. The casting director said they didn’t regret not choosing her for this particular part as it involved a ‘nice plain girl’ something that Madonna clearly wasn’t.
  • Madonna’s introduction and audition were shown on the VH1 special ‘Evolution’