Shrek, the musical! Auditions, Auditions!

Wanted – Students, 2nd through 12th grade, and young adults – 18-35. Come be part of the first ACT show for the 2013-2104 season!  Shrek, the musical, will be directed by Deb Donahoe and is based on the movie Shrek, which is a fairy tale of how true love wins the day, for ogres. A fun look at fairy tales from an ogre’s point of view, it is filled with singing, dancing, a talking donkey, a romantic dragon, a beautiful princess and diminutive tyrant. Shrek is a delightful fairy tale story with a twist; and there are lots of parts for all ages!

Auditions for Shrek will be June 12 and 13 at ACT, 213 Wellsian Way in Richland.  Call ACT at (509) 943-6027 to sign up for an audition slot. Times are from 6:00-7:00 PM OR 7:00-8:00 PM on both nights.  Young adults should sign up for the 8:00 PM slots if possible. Come with a 30 second portion of a song from a musical and wear comfortable clothes and shoes for a dancing auditions. You will also do a short reading from the script.

Shrek, the Musical will begin rehearsals the end of August/first part of September and will open mid-October. If you have further questions, please call ACT at (509)943-6027. Come and be part of a hilarious look at fairy tales and true love!  See you June 12 and 14 at ACT.

8 thoughts on “Shrek, the musical! Auditions, Auditions!

    • Brenton – To sign up for an audition, just call ACT at 943-6027 between 9:00 AM and noon, Monday through Thursday. You can then sign up for an audition slot at either 6:00 pm or 7:00 pm on Wednesday, June 12 OR Thursday, June 13. You will need to come prepared with a 30 second song from a musical, and come dressed comfortably with closed-toed shoes.

  • I’m so excited for auditions! I just have one question:
    Are we allowed to have accompaniment music? Like on CD? Or do we have to sing a capella?

    • We look forward to seeing you at auditions! It really is a very fun show. Yes, you can bring accompaniment music on a cd. We also will have a piano, if you have sheet music. If the cd is only the music (no lyrics) that would be best. If not, they may have you repeat the song a capella. Hope this answers your question. See you later this week.

  • Hey Deb I was wondering when you guys are putting up the cast list for Shrek cause i cant find it and if you can tell me where i need to go to find the cast list that would be great thank you so much

    • The cast list was posted on Monday. Actual parts will be assigned after Parents’ night (Tuesday, June 25). We are asking all the people who have been cast to come to Parents’ night so that we can look at the group as a whole and hear the group sing before we make final casting decisions. Also we will be taking measurements for costumes on that night. While we are working with the students, parents will be receiving information about the show and will have the opportunity to ask questions. Shrek truly is an ensemble show with a LOT of different parts. Most cast members will be more than one character which is an exciting challenge!

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