Auditions for Home and Community Options



Be a star with Home and Community Options 2014 summer musical production! This is your call to audition for "SEUSSICAL"! Based on the celebrated books of Dr. Seuss, "SEUSSICAL" introduces audiences to many of Dr. Seuss' famous characters: The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz, Lazy Maysie, and all of the WHos of Whoville to name just a few. Home and Community Options wants you to be a part of it! There will be roles for 60 people, including numerous children's roles for ages 8 and up. Auditions are Saturday, March 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and Sunday, March 30, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Auditions will be held in the Saint Mary's Church Visitation Commons (right next to the church) 1303 West Broadway in Winona. Anyone interested in auditioning is asked to prepare a song (NOT FROM SEUSSICAL) and bring corresponding sheet music to the audition. Performances will take place from June 12 through June 17 at Saint Mary's University Page Theater in Winona.
For Further information please contact Denny Theede at 507-474-9526.

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Fun Facts about HCO:

350 Employees hired (Large employer for Winona County)
240 Individuals served (Children and adults with developmental disabilities from the Winona County area)
5,000 Seats sold for HCO Productions in the past 2 seasons. That's nearly a a sell-out crowd for each performance.
Employs Smart Home Technology - HCO is one of the first providers in the State of Minnesota to get a license to use technology in a smart home to assist people with their care for overnights.
Winona County has the largest population of senior citizens with developmental disabilities in the State. HCO has been dedicated to serving them for over 35 years in settings that provide independence and a high quality of life. 
300+ Volunteers work on HCO Productions, totaling more than 8,500 hours.
21 Individuals currently on the waiting list for residential services in Winona County
Serving 30 children with Autism. The number of reported cases of Autism continues to grow. Currently, 1 in 88 children are diagnosed with the condition of autism.
63 individuals receiving HCO services participated in last year's musical, Fiddler on the Roof. 13 individuals were cast members.