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SHREK The Musical – Auditions

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***** OPEN AUDITIONS *****

We are holding open auditions for principal roles and dancers for our upcoming production of ‘SHREK The Musical’.

Audition venue:
Alexander Hall, 24A Clifton Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 2SG

Audition Dates:

> Saturday 21st May: Young Fiona, Teen Fiona, Young Shrek/Grumpy

> Sunday 22nd May: Shrek, Fiona, Donkey, Farquaad, Dragon, Pinocchio, Gingy, Captain of Guards, Featured Fairytale Characters

> Tuesday 24th May: Callbacks

> Thursday 26th May: Dancers

> THURSDAY 9TH JUNE: 1ST COMPANY REHEARSAL

Audition material and Application form:
A Google Drive link for all auditionees to access the audition material and application form can be found here

You will see the breakdown of the requirements for each character, and the songs and script sides set for audition. There is also information on show dates and rehearsal days etc.

The auditions will start at 10am on the 21st and 22nd. Candidates will be allocated a more specific arrival time nearer the day.

Auditionee ages:

Auditionees for the chorus, dancers and Fairytale Creatures must have reached their 16th birthday by the end of this academic year, 31st August, 2022. The only available roles for those under 16 are Young Fiona, Teen Fiona and the joint role of Young Shrek/Grumpy.

Additional information for Dancers auditions (Thursday 26th May):

  • 6.30pm – Registration and warm-up
  • 7.00-8.30pm – Dance Auditions – will consist of 3 short routines:

-Character Jazz combination

-Broadway Jazz/Fosse-style combination

-Tap combination

Please wear any dance-wear, tight fitting preferable. Bring jazz shoes or trainers, plus tap shoes.

 

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© 2022 Birkenhead Operatic Society.
Alexander Hall, 24A Clifton Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 2SG
Charity No/259 306.

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