Davis Musical Theater Company
Directed and choreographed by Morgan Bartoe
Musical Direction by Cheryl Barker
Davis Musical Theatre Company’s Young Performers Theater announces auditions for its upcoming production of Shrek, Jr. Everyone's favorite ogre is back in this hilarious stage spectacle, based on the Oscar-winning smash hit film and outrageous Broadway musical.
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.
The production offers many roles for experienced and new-to-the-stage boys and girls,
ages 7-17, plus 18 year-olds who are still in high school.
Auditions (via zoom, 30 minutes)
April 12, 4:30-6:30p
April 13, 4:30-6:30p
When you sign up, the audition forms will be emailed to you and are to be returned prior to auditions to Randi Jenkins @ [email protected]
Please come prepared to sing a song from a musical theater show (not from this show), but rather than provide us with sheet music, please provide your own accompaniment (either piano-track recording, or karaoke version from YouTube) to sing along with.
Callbacks will also be conducted via Zoom. After general auditions, those who are requested to attend Thursday’s callbacks will be provided materials in advance via email. Emailed materials may include a piece of a song and the musical track, and scenes and/or monologues to practice and prepare for callbacks.
Rehearsals (online via zoom) will start on April 19, 2021. The general rehearsal schedule is 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday. Not all actors will be called for every rehearsal.
**Please note that it is required that cast members must attend in person costume fittings, as well as socially distanced recordings at Davis Musical Theatre Company in Davis, CA. All songs and scenes will be pre-recorded. No part of the performance will be live. **
Performances will be viewable with ticket purchase on the following dates/times:
Friday, May 25th at 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 26th at 7 p.m.
Sunday, May 27th at 2 p.m.
Costume fees for this production are $50 per cast member and an optional Shrek, Jr. t-shirt may be ordered at additional cost. All performers provide their own makeup, and for the production of Shrek The Musical, Jr., the following roles will require full face makeup: Shrek, Princess Fiona, Donkey and possibly Pinocchio.
Parents/guardians are required to complete volunteer hours and it’s estimated that the
commitment on behalf of each cast member will be approximately eight hours.
Volunteer hours may include onsite support of the production following established
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