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May 9 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
One event on May 9, 2022 at 8:00 am
FOOTLITE MUSICALS announces open auditions for GREASE, the Young Adult Production, for the 2022-2023 season. The staff, directed and choreographed by Rick and Chris Barber, is seeking an ethnically diverse cast of young adults between the ages of 18-26. You must be at least a Spring 2022 graduating high school senior to audition.
Auditions will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 8th, and at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, May 9th.
All in person auditions will take place at Hedback Community Theater, home of Footlite Musicals, at 1847 North Alabama Street.
Please Note: Online video submissions are also available and must be submitted and received by Saturday, May 7th. You may submit videos to RBCWFLOWERS@GMAIL>COM. With this vocal video you must also submit a choreographed dance of 8 musical bars in style with the musical, GREASE.
Please come to the in-person auditions prepared to sing 16 bars of a musical style that best shows your Broadway vocals. (The vocal auditions should be something other than a musical selection from GREASE). An accompanist will be provided; please bring sheet music in the correct key. A choreographed dance audition will follow after everyone has completed the vocal auditions. If you are auditioning for a lead role, there will be script readings to follow vocals and choreography.
Rehearsals will begin with a choreography session on, Saturday, May 14th, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Production dates are June 24, 25, 26; June 30, July 1, 2, 3; and July 7, 8, 9, 10.
To learn more about Footlite Musicals, visit us at www. Footlite.Org. Footlite is an all-volunteer, non-Equity community theater. There is never a participation fee to be involved in a Footlite Musicals production.
Any Questions and/or interest in the Young Adult production with regards to set build, back stage help, costuming, lighting and sound, etc,, please contact directors, Rick Barber and Chris Barber, at RBCWFLOWERS@GMAIL.COM, or producer Lauren Laski at email@example.com.
About the musical, GREASE
A musical about teens in love in the 1950’s. It’s California 1958, and greaser Danny Zuko and good girl Sandy are in love. They spend time at the beach and when they go back to school, what neither of them know is that they both now attend Rydell High. Danny’s the leader of the T-Birds, a group of black leather jacket wearing greasers, while Sandy hangs with the Pink Ladies, a group of pink-wearing girls led by Rizzo. When they clash at Rydell’s first pep rally, Danny isn’t the same Danny from the beach. They try to be like each other so they can be together.
DANNY ZUKO: Male, high school teen (Range: tenor, D4-B5) The leader of the Burger Palace Boys, good looking, strong and confident, with an easy-going charm.
SANDY DUMBROWSKI: Female, high school teen (Range: A3-F#5) New girl in town, sweet wholesome, naïve, cute, and innocent.
BETTY RIZZO: Female, high school teen (Range: Alto A3-C5) Leader of the Pink Ladies; tough, sarcastic and outspoken but vulnerable.
FRENCHY: Female, high school teen (Range: Alto A3-D5) A dreamer, good natured but not too smart, she is heavily made up, fussy about her appearance, particular about her hair. She can’t wait to finish high school so she can be a beautician.
MARTY: Female, high school teen (Range: Alto, C4-C5) The ‘beauty’ of the Pink Ladies, pretty and looks older from the other girls, but betrays her real age when she opens her mouth. She tries to act sophisticated.
JAN: Female, high school teen (Range: Alto A3-=C5) Funny, loud, compulsive eater and awkward member of the Pink Ladies. Loud and pushy with the girls, but shy with the boys.
DODDY: Male, high school tee (Range: Tenor D4-A5)) The youngest of the guys, small, boyish, and open, with a discerning smile and a hero-worshipping attitude towards the other guys. He also plays the guitar.
KENICKIE: Male, high school teen (Range: Tenor C4-F5) The second in command of the Burger Palace Boys; tough-looking, tattooed, surly and avoids any show of softness. He has an offbeat sense of humor.
SONNY LATIERRI: Male, high school teen (Range: Baritone G3-A5) A member of Burger Palace Boys; funny Italian American, he is a braggart and wheeler-dealer who thinks he’s a real lady-killer.
ROGER: Male, high school teen (Range: Tenor D4-A5) The anything-for-a-laugh stocky type of boy, a clown who enjoys winding people up, he is full of mischief and is always dreaming up half-baked schemes and ideas
VINCE FONTAINE: Male, high school teen (Range: Ensemble/Part Flexible) A typical ‘teen audience’ disc jockey, slick egotistical and fast-talking. He is also a veteran ‘Greaser’.
CHA-CHA: Female, high school teen (Range: Alto C4-C5) The best dancer at St. Bernadette’s; a “loud mouth”, she wins the dance competition with Danny.
EUGENE FLORCZYK: Male, high school teen (Range: Tenor A3-E5) The class valedictorian, physically awkward, with weak eyes and high-pitched voice. He’s a typical ‘apple-polisher’ -both smug and pompous, but gullible.
JOHNNY CASINO: Male, high school teen (Range: Tenor G4-E5) All-American, roc-star ‘greaser’ student at Rydell High, whose real name is Clarence.
MISS LYNCH: Female, Age Flexible (Range: Ensemble/Part Flexible) a no-nonsense, serious, loud, English teacher.
PATTY SIMCOX: Female, high school teen (Range: Alto D4-A4) A typical cheerleader; attractive, athletic, sure-of-herself, but can be given to bursts of discerning enthusiasm. She’s a bit of a pain and unpopular with the Pink Ladies and can twirl a baton.
TEEN ANGEL: Male, (Range: Tenor E4-F5) Frenchy’s suave and slick guardian angel, who encourages her to stay in school.
THE PINK LADIES: Ensemble (SATB) The club-jacketed, gum-chewing, hip-swinging girls’ gang around with the Burger Palace Boys.
THE BURGER PALACE BOYS: Ensemble (SATB) A super-cool, DA-haired, hard-looking group of high school wheeler-dealers..-or so they think!
RADIO VOICE : Male (Range: A3-C5) A radio voice.
PLEASE JOIN US THIS SUMMER AT FOOTLITE MUSICALS FOR OUR YOUNG ADULT’S PRODUCTION, GREASE!