Autumn Hurlbert

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Autumn Hurlbert

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Autumn Hurlbert
Autumn Hurlbert 2012.jpg

Hurlbert in the play Private Lives in 2012
Born Autumn Marie Hurlbert
Great Falls, Montana
Education University of Northern Colorado
Occupation Actress, singer, dancer
Spouse(s) Tim Norman (2011–present)

Autumn Hurlbert (born in Great Falls, Montana)[1] is an American actress, singer, and dancer. Hurlbert is best known as the runner-up on the reality competition series Legally Blonde: The Musical – The Search for Elle Woods. After taping the competition, Hurlbert served as a member of the Broadway cast in Legally Blonde: The Musical until its closing on Oct 19, 2008. She also understudied the parts of Elle and Margot on Broadway.[2] Ultimately, Hurlbert did headline as Elle Woods in an October 2012 version of the production, directed by Denis Jones in North Carolina.[3]

Career[edit]

Hurlbert grew up in Mesa, Arizona and attended the University of Northern Colorado.[4]

Hurlbert’s credits include the first national tour of the musical Little Women,[5] and numerous regional and touring credits, including: Belle in Beauty & the Beast, Eponine in Les Miserablés, and the Mistress in Evita.[6] In 2009, Hurlbert was awarded the FringeNYC Overall Excellence Award for Outstanding Actor for originating the role of Abby Lawrence in the comedy hit: A Contemporary American’s Guide to a Successful Marriage, 1959.[7]

Hurlbert starred as Rachel Hughes in the 2010 award-winning film Sudden Death!, written and directed by Adam Hall as his Masters thesis.[8] [9]

In November 2010, Hurlbert appeared with Phylicia Rashad in Marcus Gardley’s new play every tongue confess, directed by Kenny Leon at the Arena Stage, Washington, DC.[10] Hurlbert received critical acclaim for originating the role of Benny Pride. Hilton Als of The New Yorker characterized her performance as “phenomenal”.[11]

Hurlbert made her Off-Broadway debut in 2011, starring in the Outer Critics Circle Award-nominated musical Tomorrow Morning, at the York Theatre. Tomorrow Morning, with book, music and lyrics by Laurence Mark Wythe is a new musical about two couples. Tomorrow Morning has been produced in London, Chicago, Tokyo and Seoul and, in 2009, won Chicago’s Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Musical.[12]

In 2012, Hurlbert starred as Sybil in Noël Coward’s Private Lives at the Huntington Theater in Boston, directed by Maria Aitken.[13] This successful production was slated to return to the stage in 2014 at the Shakespeare Theatre Company, in Washington D.C.[14] Also in 2012, Hurlbert starred as Elle Woods in Legally Blonde: The Musical at the North Carolina Theatre.[15]

She teamed up again with Hall in 2013 as a scientist named Taylor in the web-series Research[16], alongside Barry Bostwick and Doug Jones.[17]

Hurlbert played Samantha in the Off-Broadway musical Nobody Loves You at Second Stage Theatre in 2013.[18][19]

Hurlbert appeared in NBC’s The Sound of Music Live! live TV special on December 5, 2013, as Dancer #11.[20]

In Spring 2014, Hurlbert reprised her role as Sybil in Private Lives, again under the direction of Maria Aiken. This production played at the Lansburg Theatre, of the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC.[21]

Hurlbert starred Off-Broadway in It’s Only Kickball, Stupid, directed by Adam Fitzgerald in 2014.[22]

She began performances as Portia in the US National Tour of Something Rotten! starting on January 10, 2017.[23]

Actress (3 credits)
 2013 The Sound of Music Live! (TV Movie)
Dancer / Chorus
 2012-2013 Research. (TV Series)
Taylor

Grant Geffin, Genius – Part 2 (2013) … Taylor
Grant Geffin, Genius – Part 1 (2013) … Taylor
Puppy Love (2013) … Taylor
A Little Light Music (2013) … Taylor
Love Is in the Air (2013) … Taylor
 2010 Sudden Death! (Short)
Rachel Hughes
Hide Hide Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
 2010 Sudden Death! (Short) (performer: “Sudden Death!”, “The Cure” (uncredited), “Love at First Sight”, “Sudden Life!”)
Hide Hide Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
 2013 Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game) (additional motion capture)
Hide Hide Show Show Self (1 credit)
 2008 Legally Blonde the Musical: The Search for Elle Woods (TV Series)
Herself – Contestant

A Star Is Born (2008) … Herself – Contestant
Triple Threat Test (2008) … Herself – Contestant
Blonde to the Bone (2008) … Herself – Contestant
These Pink Boots Are Made for Walking (2008) … Herself – Contestant
It’s Time to Get Serious (2008) … Herself – Contestant

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