Audition Form/Conflict Calendar
The Hopebox Theatre will be holding auditions for their upcoming production of Footloose on the following dates:
Vocal Auditions at BRIGHTSTAR ACADEMY
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 6pm-10pm
Wednesday, June 1 2022 6pm-10pm
Dance Clinic/Auditions- REQUIRED for all "teen/youth" roles. Adult roles are welcome but not required at HOPEBOX THEATRE
Thursday, June 2, 2022 7pm-10pm
CALLBACKS (By invitation only)
Saturday June 4th from 10 AM-3 PM at Hopebox Theater
Vocal Auditions will be held at Brightstar Academy at 70 S Fairfield Rd E #11, Layton, UT
Dance Clinic/Auditions and Callbacks will be held at the Hopebox Theatre, 1700 S Frontage Rd in Kaysville, UT.
Please prepare a one minute cut from an 80's/90's rock song that matches the show and the character you are interested in. Adult roles can use a rock ballad if preferred. In addition, please bring a headshot, resume, completed audition form AND conflict calendar (link to download below). No A Cappella singing allowed. Please provide a minus track. We will provide a speaker with aux cord.
Footloose will run from August 12th-27th at the Hopebox Theatre, with direction by Amy Turner, choreography by Kayley and Kelsey Turner and music direction by Matthew Hewitt.
Ren McCormack (Lead): Male, 18-25. Tenor. Energetic, emotional, rebellious, likeable; emotes his pain through quirky sarcasm and dance; strong dancer.
Reverend Shaw Moore (Lead): Male, 35-55. Baritone. The powerful, traditional local church leader; strict, stern, and solemn, still struggling with the death of his son.
Ariel Moore (Lead): Female, 18-25. Mezzo-Pop. Smart, a bit of the bad girl with an edge, sweet, the rebellious minister’s daughter; role requires strong belt, must be a strong singer/dancer.
Vi Moore (Supporting): Female, 30-50. Soprano. Reverend Moore’s loving, supportive, resilient wife.
Ethel McCormack (Supporting): Female, 35-45. Soprano. Ren’s mother; had a tough go, just trying to make it…would do anything for her son.
Rusty (Supporting): Female, 18-25. Great soprano/pop voice. Ariel’s friend; a bit scatterbrained, sweet, fun, knows everything about everything; role requires strong belt, strong comedic timing and dance.
Willard Hewitt (Supporting): Male, 18-25. Tenor. A simple country bumpkin with a warm heart and a big smile; comedic timing and dance a must.
Chuck Cranston (Supporting): Male, 18-25. Tenor. The local bad boy and Ariel’s boyfriend.
Urleen (Supporting): Female, 18-25. Mezzo/Alto. Ariel’s friend; the smart one of the group; role requires strong belt, comedic timing, and dance.
Wendy Jo (Supporting): Female, 18-25. Mezzo. Ariel’s friend; strong belt, comedic timing, and dance required.
Ensemble (Chorus / Ensemble): Males & Females, 16-70. Townspeople, students; need strong character people (all age ranges) for many roles (listed below); teenage through adults; chorus singing, dancing parts; all teens dance, all adults dance at the prom.
Lulu Warnicker – Ren’s aunt
Wes Warnicker – Lulu’s husband, Ren's uncle
Coach Roger Dunbar – Gym teacher
Eleanor Dunbar – Roger’s Wife
Lyle – Chuck’s buddy
Principal Harry Clark
Betty Blast-Owner of the Burger Blast
Jeter – Ren’s friend
Bickle – Ren’s friend
Garvin – Ren’s friend
High School Students