Shrek JR, Grades 5-9, Auditions!
Shrek The Musical Jr.
semi-competitive, not all actors will be cast.
OVERVIEW / SYNOPSIS
Beauty is in the eye of the ogre in Shrek The Musical JR., based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film and fantastic Broadway musical. It's a "big bright beautiful world" as everyone's favorite ogre, Shrek, leads a cast of fairytale misfits on an adventure to rescue a princess and find true acceptance. Part romance and part twisted fairy tale, Shrek JR. is an irreverently fun show with a powerful message for the whole family.
Once upon a time, in a far away swamp, there lived an ogre named Shrek. One day, Shrek finds his swamp invaded by banished fairytale misfits who have been cast off by Lord Farquaad, a tiny terror with big ambitions. When Shrek sets off with a wisecracking donkey to confront Farquaad, he's handed a task — if he rescues feisty princess Fiona, his swamp will be righted. Shrek tries to win Fiona’s love and vanquish Lord Farquaad, but a fairytale wouldn't be complete without a few twists and turns along the way.
Shrek, Princess Fiona, Donkey, Lord Farquaad, Dragon, Pinocchio, Gingy, Young Fiona, Teen Fiona, Three Little Pigs, Three Blind Mice, Ugly Duckling, Big Bad Wolf, Wicked Witch, and more!
Sunday, January 14th starting at 2pm. Registering is required. Each actor will get a 10-minute time-slot. Auditions will consist of singing 16 bars and song choices will be sent out after registration.
Monday, January 15th from 6-7:30pm. Callbacks will consist of readings from the script.
About the process-
This production will train young performers to become a dynamic, skilled, stage actors. The next step from the "minis", this production will be held off site at the Peabody Black Box Theatre! The music, choreography and scene work will become more challenging, and actors will be expected to work on their material outside of rehearsals. We create a safe learning environment where everyone will feel like an important part of the production. Our programs integrate social/emotional learning and confidence building to make it a truly unique learning experience. We focus on building confidence and creativity while learning the art of theatre.
Rehearsal Dates - Sunday, January 21 to April 21st. There will be no rehearsal on March 31. Rehearsals are from 4-7pm. Actors in lead roles may be asked to come in early for some rehearsals. Actor availability can be noted on the audition form. We will be rehearsing on Sundays before/after school vacations, but we can work around family vacations.
Tech week- We rehearse from 5-8pm April 22-26. Actors should keep week open. There are no absences during tech week. Tech week will be at the Peabody Black Box located at 22 Foster Street, Peabody MA.
Ticketed Performances at Peabody-
Saturday, April 27 at 2pm and 5pm
Sunday, April 28 at 2pm
We are anticipating the show to be 60 minutes long.
Questions? Email us at email@example.com.
If cast, the show fee is $495.00