NBC 10 & THE KIMMEL CENTER HOST
DANCE AUDITIONS FOR “HAIRSPRAY LIVE!”
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15
Dancers invited to audition and show off their moves for a chance to be
featured on NBC10's broadcast of Hairspray Live!
NBC10/ WCAU, in partnership with the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, will host open call auditions to dancers to participate in the “Hairspray Live!” viewing party at the Kimmel Center. Auditions will take place Tuesday, November 15 at 10 a.m. at the S.E.I. Innovation Studio at the Kimmel Center at 300 South Broad Street in Philadelphia. Male and female dancers, ages 18-30, representing all ethnicities, are encouraged to come dressed in the spirit of the 60’s-era themed Broadway musical “Hairspray” and perform for Downstage Center Dance Studio choreographer Dani Tucci-Juraga who will select a group of talented individuals to be part of NBC10’s “Hairspray Live!” viewing party in December. NBC10 and the Kimmel Center will host the viewing party on Wednesday, December 7 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. inside the Perelman Theater of The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. The event will feature performances by the Upper Darby Summer Stage Shooting Stars and special appearances by Bobby Rydell and American Bandstand sweethearts Bunny Gibson and Steve Colanero. Attendees can also get styled at the 60’s-era Beans Beauty salon station and make a stop at the 60’s vibe photo booth. NBC will air Hairspray Live! on Wednesday, December 7, at 8 p.m. During the broadcast, Philadelphia will be one of five US markets selected to be featured in a live shot during the program. The Philadelphia shot will feature the viewing party at the Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theater. Tickets to the party event are limited and will be available through an online sweepstakes from November 14th to 27th at NBC10.com. For details, visit www.NBC10.com/hairspray.