TN model/actress/dancer Samantha Grano landed a country dancer role for an upcoming feature film musical entitled “Country Crush”. For the audition, Samantha was asked to come in appropriate-to-the-part dance-attire that she could move in; character shoes ideal. She along with others chosen to audition for the roles, were taught a short dance combination and asked to dance it in groups of 4 for the audition panel. The shooting for Samantha’s role took place in Sudbury, Ontario.
Country Crush Plot:
The drama from Andrew Cymek follows city girl Nancy Taylor (newcomer Madeline Merlo) who meets Charlie Bishop (Munro Chambers) on her way to a party in the country. He returns with her to New York City where her music career is beginning to flourish, and despite the reservations of her best friend Ainsley (Sophie Tweed-Simmons), their romance continues.
Choreographer: Melissa-Jane Shaw
Casting Directors: Brigitte Kingsley
Union and Non-Union
Role Requirement: Dancers with strong dance training, tricks a bonus! Style: Think “Footloose” show-down number in a barn. Ages 18-45.
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