SLCC’s Grand Theatre Hosts Auditions for “The Full Monty”

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David Schmidt will direct "The Full Monty" at SLCC's Grand Theatre.

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The Grand Theatre, located at 1575 South State Street, Salt Lake City, will be holding auditions for the musical “The Full Monty” on Jan. 30 from 10-4 p.m. Auditions will be held in the Annex, in the southeast corner of Salt Lake Community College's South City Campus.

Based on the cult-hit film of the same name, “The Full Monty” is a 10-time TONY Award-nominee is filled with honest affection, engaging melodies and the most highly anticipated closing number of any show. Directed by David Schmidt, “The Full Monty” will run May 12 to June 4. Rehearsals will begin April 2. Rehearsals (apart from tech week) will be Monday-Friday from 6-10 p.m. and Saturday from 10-4 p.m.

We are looking for actors with comedy chops and wide emotional range. Except for a few roles, solid vocal technique is a must. Most of the men sing a variety of styles with considerable range. The women (except for Jeanette) all sing in a moderate Mezzo/Belt range. All include challenging harmonies while moving or dancing. While you don’t need training or experience in any particular style of dance, you must be able to move well and have high-energy. Unless specifically noted, all body types are welcome! Wear clothing to auditions that reveals your overall body shape accurately. Except for ‘Nathan,’ all actors must be at least 18 years old before rehearsals begin in March in order to audition. Actors auditioning for Nathan must be at least 12 years old. To Sign-up: visit or call 801-957-3322

Each person who auditions should:

  •     Sign up for a dance AND a vocal audition
  •     Bring a headshot and resume
  •     Bring your best 32 bars of a musical theatre song
  •     Bring sheet music for the accompanist
  •     No monologue is needed. Sides will provided at callbacks only

The Grand Theatre is a 1,100-seat venue located at Salt Lake Community College’s historic South City Campus, home of the innovative, state-of-the-industry Center for Arts and Media at 1575 South State Street in Salt Lake City. The Grand was chosen by Sundance Institute to be a screening venue for an international audience during the annual Sundance Film Festival in 2015 and 2016. The theatre dates back to the 1930s when it was part of South High School, which SLCC purchased in 1989, a year after the school closed. The Grand began offering productions that year and has since, with great care and expense, retained its Depression-era charm and attraction while also incorporating the latest technology in lighting and sound. Every season the Grand is host to award-winning theatre and dance productions and concerts that attract arts enthusiasts from all along the Wasatch Front. Students and faculty in the arts at SLCC’s South City Campus now enjoy and, as a result, excel from having access to the Grand’s nostalgic look and feel and the Center for Arts and Media all in one place.

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