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Hairspray The Musical
Auburn Community Players

  • Hairspray The Musical
  • Auburn Community Players
  • Non-Union Theater
  • Theater or Stage
  • Non-Union; Other Union
  • Auburn, WA
  • Project Begins: Mar 26, 2017
  • Project Ends: Jun 18, 2017
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  • Contact Person: Jim Kleinbeck
  • Primary Phone: 253-804-5057
  • Secondary Phone: 253-833-5678
  • Email
  • Website
  • Mailing Address:

    10 Auburn Ave
    Auburn, WA 98002


    APPOINTMENT REQUIRED

    Prefered method of submission: Email

    Audition Location:
    Auburn Ave Theater
    10 Auburn Ave
    Auburn, WA 98002

    Submission instructions:
    please call if you can't make audition but want to be considered

Those wishing to audition Please call Jim Kleinbeck at 253-804-5057 or e-mail at jkleinbeck@auburnwa.gov to schedule an audition time. Bring a resume, a list of conflicts, No head shot required as photos will be taken at sign in. and prepare a song in the style of the show. (no more than 32 Bars)


Hairspray The Musical, It's 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen, Tracy Turnblad, has only one desire – to dance on the popular "Corny Collins Show." When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob, Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network... all without denting her 'do!

 

Character Breakdown / Project Needs
** The role Tracy Turnblad has all ready been cast.**

Corny Collins
The charismatic host of the Corny Collins' Show. Good looking and smooth talking, he is a genuinely nice guy both on and off camera.

Gender: Male
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D3
Edna Turnblad
Tracy's big and blonde mother. She is a working housewife who has lost her confidence and dream to be a plus-size clothing designer. Boisterous and commanding. Played by a male in drag.
Gender: Male
Age: 30 to 50
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: F3
Penny Pingleton
Tracy's best friend and dorky sidekick. Not the brightest girl, but she has good intentions. Bursting to get free of her mother's dominating control, she falls for Seaweed with childlike curiosity.
Gender: Female
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Velma Von Tussle
Amber's mother and the director of Corny Collin's show. She is a devious taskmaster and snobby racist. The former Miss Baltimore Crabs will go to any length to ensure her daughter is the next big thing.
Gender: Female
Age: 45 to 55
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Amber Von Tussle
Link's girlfriend and Tracy's nemesis. She is pretty, thin, shallow, snobby, and racist. Can't dance but is expected to win Miss Baltimore Hairspray. Always feels the need to be the center of attention.
Gender: Female
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Link Larkin
The star heartthrob on Corny Collins' show. He is extremely attractive and talented. Hoping to get his big break with a recording contract, he unexpectedly falls for Tracy.
Gender: Male
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: G3
Seaweed J. Stubbs
Tracy's classmate and friend, who is discriminated against due to his skin color. He is cocky but surprisingly lovable. Talented in song and dance. He falls for Penny.
Gender: Male
Age: 15 to 20
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: F3
Little Inez
Motormouth Maybelle
Seaweed and Little Inez's mother, she also appears as the Guest DJ on the Corny Collin's Negro Day show. Big, blonde, beautiful and proud of it. She is sassy and confident.
Gender: Female
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: E5
Vocal range bottom: F3
Wilbur Turnblad
Tracy's simpleminded and kind father. He owns a joke shop and supports his daughter in spite of everything else. He also loves his wife, Edna, very much.
Gender: Male
Age: 55 to 65
Vocal range top: A5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Prudy Pingleton
Penny's strict mother. Very conservative, controlling, and closed minded.
Gender: Female
Age: 40 to 50
Vocal range top: B4
Vocal range bottom: D4
Ensemble
Corny Collins' Kids (Tammy, Brad, Brenda, Sketch, Shelley, Etc.); Students; Hookers; Protestors

Audition/Interview Dates:
Sunday & Monday, March 26 & 27, 2017 – audition begins at 6:00 PM and will run until 9:30 or until finished. Call Backs March 29, 2017 7 PM – 10 PM Call 253-804-5057 or email jkleinbeck@auburnwa.gov for an audition time.

Callbacks or second audition/interview?
March 29, 2017 7 PM – 10 PM.

Audition Requirements:
Please call Jim Kleinbeck at 253-804-5057 to schedule an audition time.
Bring a resume, a list of conflicts, and prepare a song in the style of the show. (no more than 32 Bars)
Dance/Movement auditions will take place at callbacks.

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