Hands on a Hardbody Auditions
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Hands on a Hardbody
Book by Doug Wright
Lyrics by Amanda Green
Music by Trey Anastasio and Amanda Green
Director: Shane Brooks
Choreographer: Domanick Anton Hubbard
Music Director: Jamie Deel
Stage Manager: Taylor Ray Donaldson
Hands on a Hardbody Auditions:
Monday and Tuesday, April 2-3 from 6-9pm at the Granbury Opera House (133 E. Pearl Street, Granbury, Texas 76048 – please enter through the artist entrance at the back of the building)
Callbacks (if needed – by invitation): Wednesday, April 4 from 6pm-9pm at the Granbury Opera House
- Please come prepared with a headshot and resume.
- You must note ALL conflicts for rehearsals and performances on the evening of your auditions.
- Auditions will include a cold reading from the script.
- Prepare a clearly marked 16 to 32 bar cut from a song in the style of the show. Accompaniment will be provided so please provide the sheet music.
For 10 hard-luck Texans, a new lease on life is so close they can touch it. Under a scorching sun for days on end, armed with nothing but hope, humor
Schedule Your Audition
Rehearsals will begin Monday, April 9.
- Typically, rehearsals will be Monday-Thursday from 7-10pm and Saturday from 9am-1pm.
- Tech Week rehearsals on May 7-10 will be Monday-Thursday from 6-10pm.
- There may be a Que to Que rehearsal on Sunday, May 5 or 6.
- The production runs from May 11 through June 3 with shows on Fridays at
7:30pm, Saturdays at 2pmand 7:30pm, and Sundays at 2pm.
- GTC is a non-equity theatre company.
- Actor stipends are available for some roles.
- Housing is available upon request.
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If unable to attend the general audition dates, video submissions will be accepted through April 3 at firstname.lastname@example.org.
JD DREW: Male, 60 (Range: Baritone, G2-D4) – A “good old boy” with pomaded gray hair and a highwattage grin.
KELLI MANGRUM: Female, 22 (Range: Mezzo-Soprano, A3-E5)– A pretty brunette with steel ambition.
BENNY PERKINS: Male, Mid 40’s (Range: Tenor, C#3-G#4) -Lanky frame, weatherbeaten face, ingratiating grin and lots of homespun philosophy.
GREG WILHOTE: Male, Early 20’s (Range: Tenor, D3-B4) – A freckled white kid in a baseball cap.
JESUS PENA: Male, 20’s (Range: Tenor, E3-B4) -A driven Mexican kid.
CHRIS ALVARO: Male, 20’s (Range: Tenor, Ab2-Ab4) – Well-built under his hoodie, a pair of aviator glasses conceal his eyes.
RONALD MCCOWAN: Male, 35 (Range: Tenor, F3-B4) -A goodnatured African-American with a slight Louisiana accent.
HEATHER STOVALL: Female, 29 (Range: Mezzo-Soprano, A3-D#5) – A flirtatious blonde restaurant hostess.
VIRGINIA DREW: Female, Mid 50’s (Range: Mezzo-Soprano, G3-C5) – A one-time beauty settling into middle-age.
MIKE FERRIS: Male, Late 30’s (Range: Tenor, Eb3-Bb4) – Boyishly handsome, wears a cheap tie with a Nascar clip.
CINDY BARNES: Female, 34-50 (Range: Ensemble/Part Flexible) – Former Miss Gregg County, still fond of pageant hair and pastels.
NORMA VALVERDE: Female, 35-45 (Range: Low Mezzo, D3-G5)) -A stout Latina woman in tennis shoes and a floral applique t-shirt..
JANIS CURTIS: Female, Mid 60’s (Range: Low Mezzo, D3-Bb4) – A tough old bird with sun-burnished skin and missing teeth.
DON CURTIS: Male, Mid 60’s (Range: Baritone, A2-Bb3)) -Wears a cardboard sign on his head that proclaims “I LOVE YOU JANIS, GO BABY GO!”.
FRANK NUGENT: Male, Mid 50’s (Range: Bari-Tenor, Eb3-Gb4) – Disc Jockey, a diehard good ole boy dressed in a Stetson.
DOCTOR STOKES: Male, Age Flexible (Range: Ensemble/Part Flexible) – A professor from LeTourneau University.