RAINBOW STAGE

AUDITION NOTICE FOR THE 2016 SUMMER SEASON

Shrek The Musical

By David Lindsay-Abaire & Jeanine Tesori
Directed & Choreographed by Ray Hogg
Winnipeg Audition (by appointment):
October 4th, 2015
Submission Deadline:
September 11th, 2015

Rainbow Stage is now accepting electronic submissions from
Child actors, singers, and dancers ages 7 to 15 years old of all ethnicities, religions, sizes, shapes, and orientations for our 2016 Season production of
Shrek The Musical

 

**We are interested in casting artists of all ethnicities for Child Actor & Children’s Chorus Roles. We strongly encourage submissions from artists who self-identify as Black, White, Asian, Aboriginal, Latino, or Multi-Ethnic.**

We are seeking child performers with excellent comedic timing, dance and singing training

Rehearsals Start: July 14th, 2016
Preview: August 10th, 2016
Opening: August 11th, 2016
Closing: August 31st, 2016
Holdover: September 2nd, 2016

In an effort to reduce paper consumption during the submissions process, Rainbow Stage is only accepting online submissions. If you have not done so yet this season, please send the role(s) you would like to be considered for as well as your updated headshot and resume by September 11th, 2016 to:

Kate Supleve, Production Administrator, Rainbow Stage
auditions@rainbowstage.ca
Subject line: Shrek Children’s Auditions

While we thank you for submitting your materials electronically and your interest in our 2016 Season, only actors selected for an audition will be contacted with an appointment.

Due to the high volume of interest and submissions, late submissions will be deleted without review.

Equity members will be seen first at all audition calls. Equity members cast in this production will be engaged under an Equity form of contract. CAEA members please bring your membership card to the audition.

A copy of the script & Score are available for perusal at the Rainbow Stage administrative offices (200-180 Market Avenue)

 

CASTING BREAKDOWN:

CHILD ACTOR ROLES

YOUNG SHREK / WHITE RABBIT / GRUMPY THE DWARF

(Boy Soprano or Alto Aged 8-12)

Excellent singer/actor of any ethnicity/any size who sings and acts extremely well.

Some Ballet / Jazz / Tap dance technique, professional stage experience and ability to tell a good joke is an asset.

 

YOUNG FIONA / ELF

(Girl Soprano or Alto with Strong Broadway Bright sound Age 8-12)

Excellent singer/actor/dancer of any ethnicity/any size who sings, dances and acts extremely well.

Intermediate Ballet / Jazz / Tap dance technique, professional stage experience and ability to tell a good joke is an asset.

 

BABY BEAR / PUSS IN BOOTS

(Boy OR Girl Soprano / Alto Aged 8-12)

Excellent singer/actor/dancer of any ethnicity/any size who sings, dances, and acts extremely well.

Intermediate Ballet / Jazz / Tap dance technique, professional stage experience and ability to tell a good joke is an asset.

 

CHILDREN’S CHORUS

** A total of ten children will be chosen to appear in Shrek as a part of the Children’s Chorus (five children between the ages of 7 and 12, and five children between the ages of 13 and 15).

The Children’s Chorus will appear as singing/dancing fairy tale creatures, tap dancing mice, dancing townspeople, and members of Lord Farquaad’s royal court.

All ten children in the children’s chorus must be currently studying dance a minimum of three days per week. Tap dance is a must.**

 

 

 

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