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GRE­TEL Scar­lett will join the rollcall of celebrity guests at The Green­room Pro­ject on Au­gust 19. Scar­lett stars as Sandy in the new national tour­ing pro­duc­tion of hit stage mu­si­cal Grease (re­port, left), which opens in Bris­bane later this month. Rock­hamp­ton­reared Scar­lett, who has five broth­ers, stud­ied mu­si­cal theatre at Western Aus­tralia’s Acad­emy of Per­form­ing Arts. Af­ter small but in­trin­sic parts in shows such as Breast Wishes and Mamma Mia!, Scar­lett was cast in the en­sem­ble for Wicked and un­der­stud­ied the lead role of El­phaba. She stayed with the Aus­tralian com­pany for the Wicked tour to Asia, be­fore au­di­tion­ing for Grease. Scar­lett joins The Green­room Pro­ject host Matthew Ward and renowned the­atri­cal agent Bar­bara Leane to men­tor the show’s five young fea­ture artists on Au­gust 19 ahead of their per­for­mances. With in­ter­views, in­dus­try in­sight/gossip, live per­for­mances and an open-mic seg­ment – all ac­com­pa­nied by out­stand­ing mu­si­cal di­rec­tor Brad Rush on pi­ano – The Green­room Pro­ject is the best Mon­day night out in town!

The Green­room Pro­ject plays The Base­ment, at The Arts Cen­tre Gold Coast, on Au­gust 19 from 6.30pm. Visit thearts­cen­tregc.com.au or call 5588 4000 to book.

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