Auditions Announced for LEGALLY BLONDE The Musical at Greater Hamilton Civic Theatre

GHCT_logoGreater Hamilton Civic Theatre and Director McLean Strickland are thrilled to announce auditions for the April 2018 production of LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL.

Auditions will take place Saturday, Jan. 6 and Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018; times to be announced at a later date. Auditions and callbacks will be at the Creative Center at the Palace, 215 S. Third St., Hamilton, Ohio 45011.

Performances will be at Parrish Auditorium on the Miami University Hamilton campus at 8 p.m. April 26-28 and 2 p.m. April 29, 2018.

Rehearsals will begin during the first week of February and will be three to four nights a week.

Auditions preparation:
Please prepare 16-32 bars of a song that best shows off your vocal strengths and personality. You may be asked to complete a small movement sequence so bring comfortable clothing you can dance in.

Seeking:
All roles are available. No roles have been pre-cast, other than our canine roles.

Elle Woods – (Gb2-G5 Soprano Belt) – Elle is a very bubbly college-age girl who follows her ex-boyfriend to Harvard Law School and realizes that she has more than just a pretty face and a bubbly personality to offer the world! She is very lovable, determined, vulnerable, energetic and outgoing! A true triple threat, tap dance skills are a plus. Must be comfortable with dogs.

Emmett Forrest – (B2-A4 Tenor) – Emmett is a smart, quirky, sensitive and personable law student. He ends up taking Elle under his wing and believes in her when it seems that no one else does. A strong singer/actor with great comedic timing!

Paulette Buonofuonte – (A3-A5 Soprano Belt) – Paulette is the funny owner of Hair Affair, a local salon. She becomes friends with Elle and longs to marry a man from Ireland. She and Elle help each other achieve their dreams! Must be comfortable with dogs. A Bostonian accent is a plus, a strong singer with a powerful belt to match the personality!

Pilar, Margot, Serena – (G#3-F5 Belt) – Pilar is the sassy and sensible sorority sister. Margot is the seemingly dim-witted, boy-crazy sorority sister. Serena is the energetic cheerleader, from Jewish heritage, sorority sister. Margot, Serena, & Pilar are Elle’s entourage who follow her through the story acting as her “Greek Chorus”. Strong singers and dancers with good comic timing and youthful energy!

Professor Callahan – (A2-F#4 Baritone) – Callahan is a pompous and manipulative law professor at Harvard. Callahan should be charismatic but able to turn instantly into a conniving shark at the turn of a hat.

Warner Huntington III – (Eb3-Ab4 Tenor) – Warner is attractive and charming but very self-absorbed. He will do whatever it takes to achieve his dream of becoming a senator, including breaking Elle’s heart.

Vivienne Kensington – (A3-F5 HUGE Soprano Belt) – Vivienne is an overachieving, stuck-up, wealthy, smart and savvy law student who is intellectually driven. Yet she feels very threatened by Elle’s presence at Harvard.

Brooke Wyndham – (A3-G5 Alto or Soprano) – Brooke is an exercise video star and former Delta Nu sorority girl who was accused of murder. Being physically fit is a must for this role, to properly do high level aerobics with enough stamina to continue singing. Must be able to jump rope while singing.

Kyle B. O’Boyle – (no vocal requirement) – Kyle is a physically fit, smooth-talking UPS deliveryman. We soon find out that he is Paulette’s dream guy. Actor will play another role in Act I. Must be comfortable with dogs.

Enid Hoops – (G3-G5 Soprano Belt) – Enid is a strong, opinionated, feminist law student at Harvard. Great comedic timing!

Ensemble: Ensemble actors will portray many different roles. Many wonderful opportunities in the ensemble. Roles include: students, customers, inmates, parents, courtroom members, and many other fun bit roles. Ensemble members will be used throughout the entire production. Must be true triple-threats.

For any questions, please email glenn.mclean@hotmail.com.

Directed by McLean Strickland
Produced by Tracy Botos
Choreography by Julie Huster

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