When Jamie Durie approached catwalk model Paul Reynolds in a Gold Coast night club two decades ago, Reynolds did not know the encounter would put him onstage around the world.
As the front man of male entertainment group Sydney Hotshots, Reynolds said making women and men aged from 18 to 80 years swoon was all in a day’s work.
Drawing a crowd from three generations was not unusual.
So what does it take to be a Hotshot? According to Reynolds, you don’t necessarily need to have a dance background, but must fulfill certain criteria.
“We’ve got a forklift driver, plumbers and guys in construction,” Reynolds said.
“They’ve got to be cool dudes and they need to come across as fun-loving guys, because that’s what the girls want.”
While Reynolds’ invitation to join the all-male revue came easy, competition among would-be Hotshots remains fierce.
“We get guys emailing us every day and we sift through the emails and we put them through a rehearsal,” he said.
Reynolds and his easy-on-the-eye troupe will heat up the Eurobodalla with a show at the Moruya Golf Club on Saturday night.
“We’ve got everything from Magic Mike to Fifty Shades of Grey, police, firemen and cowboys,” Reynolds said.
SYDNEY HOTSHOTS: Saturday, January 7, Moruya Golf Club. 8pm.
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