Deadline: Thursday, October 3, 2019
Hart House Theatre is now accepting submissions for
LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL
Music and Lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin
Book by Heather Hach
Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture
Directed by Saccha Dennis
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Thursday, October 3, 2019 - early submissions are encouraged. Non-union (ACTRA or Equity), Non-paying
Those contacted for auditions will be seen the week beginning October 6, with callbacks taking place the October 20 and 21. Only those contacted for an audition will be seen.
Performance run: Jan. 17 – Feb. 1, 2020
Please send headshots, resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include LEGALLY BLONDE SUBMISSION in your email subject line and label your attached files firstname_lastname_headshot and firstname_lastname_resume.
Artists of all ethnic, cultural, sexual and gender identities are strongly encouraged to submit. Non-traditional casting will be explored, particularly for the role of Elle Woods.
AUDITION REQUIREMENTS: Actors are asked to prepare two contrasting songs (approx. 1 min. each). One song should be from the contemporary Musical Theatre genre; the other should be pop/rock – the combined effort to show range. Actors are expected to bring sheet music for their song in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided. Actors are also asked to prepare a pre-existing contemporary monologue no longer than 1 min. long. All pieces may not be seen in the first round of auditions.
It is recommended that actors familiarize themselves with the characters and material in the play. A full character breakdown can be found online at harthousetheatre.ca
ABOUT THE PLAY: Put on your best pumps, get your nails done and prepare to bend-and-snap because blonde isn’t just a hair colour, it’s a lifestyle! Based on the hit movie, Legally Blonde: The Musical tells the sassy tale of Elle Woods as she tackles sexism, snobbery and self-discovery in pursuit of her dreams of law school and the perfect outfit.
ABOUT THE THEATRE: Since 1919, Hart House Theatre has engaged a broad array of communities in the passion, vibrancy and immediacy of theatrical performance as artists, learners, volunteers and audience members.
Through authentic artistic partnerships that enhance inclusion, pluralism and representation, Hart House Theatre focuses on the development, training and showcase of youth and emerging artists seeking to create innovative opportunities for expression and exploration. It also facilitates audience engagement with shows and programs that inspire thought, laughter, and joyous applause.
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