Submit an AUDITION FORM prior to auditions.
Sign up for an audition time slot HERE.
We will follow CDC guidelines on mask wearing. As of now, masks are not required if you are fully vaccinated. Audience seating will be sold at whatever capacity is allowed at that time. Live stream tickets will be offered for all performance dates/ times.
Auditions will take place in-person via time slots at SALT Chester Springs on June 10, 14, & 15 with callbacks by invitation only on June 17.
Performances & Rehearsals
The show will run September 10-26, 2021. Rehearsals will mostly be held Sunday afternoons, Monday evenings, and Wednesday evenings. The first rehearsal will be Wednesday, July 7.
Here is the entire production schedule, indicating all required availability.
Choose two songs in the style of the show (can be from the show) to perform 32 measures each. Bring your sheet music with cuts clearly marked. A live accompanist will be provided. Please also prepare to tell us a fairytale in 60 seconds or less.
We are seeking non-Equity actors/singers/dancers to fill the following roles:
Our story's title character. A big, green, terrifying ogre who lives alone on a swamp. He embarks on a journey to rid his land of fairytale creatures and, along the way, falls in love with Fiona. Begins as a grumpy hermit, but reveals his layers and eventually becomes the hero.
Vocal range top: G#4
Vocal range bottom: A2
The beautiful princess of Far Far Away, she transforms into an ogre every night when the sun sets. Rescued by Shrek and eventually falls in love with him. Quirky, blunt, and multitalented, she is not an ordinary princess.
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: F3
A talking donkey who joins Shrek on the run from Farquaad's guards. Quite the chatterbox, he is not deterred by Shrek's looks and practically forces himself into his good graces. Easily frightened and pushy, but also an optimistic with heart.
Gender: Any; all ethnicities
Vocal range top: B4
Vocal range bottom: C3
The comically short, ruthless ruler of Duloc. He is in search of a princes to marry so that he can become king. Has an intensely unfair bias against fairytale creatures that stems from a resentment of his father. Self-absorbed, lonely, and cruel.
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: B2
A dragon that has been charged with guarding Princess Fiona in her isolated castle. She eventually falls in love with Donkey and attempts to keep him there forever. Imposing and flirtatious, but tired of her job as the glorified baby-sitter.
Vocal range top: Eb5
Vocal range bottom: F3
A gingerbread man initially kidnapped by Lord Farquaad. His wit and resolution help him both avoid trouble and inspire the rest of the fairytale creatures.
Vocal range top: C#5
Vocal range bottom: B3
The leader of the fairytale creatures. He is an animated puppet whose nose grows every time he lies. Plenty of sass with a penchant for lying.
Vocal range top: F#4
Vocal range bottom: E3
Fairytale Creatures (ages 16+)
(Big Bad Wolf, Three Little Pigs, White Rabbit, Fairy Godmother, Peter Pan, Wicked Witch, Ugly Duckling, Three Bears, Mad Hatter, Humpty Dumpty, Elf, Dwarf, Three Blind Mice);
Little Fiona (age 8-11)
Middle Fiona (age 12-16)
Baby Ogre (age 5-8).
This is a volunteer community theater production and does not offer compensation.