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Auditions for "Shrek the Musical"-Vancouver, BC - Casting ID # 1596559
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Vancouver, BC Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 06-19-19
Audition Date 06-27-19 Submission deadline 06-26-19
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Shrek the Musical is the story of a hulking green ogre who, after being mocked and feared his entire life by anything that crosses his path, retreats to an ugly green swamp to exist in happy isolation.

Role # 1 Shrek
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

a big, green, terrifying ogre who lives alone in 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. Excellent singer and actor; high baritone/tenor.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Princess Fiona
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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. Excellent singer and actor with great comic timing; soprano/high belter.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Donkey
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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 optimist with heart. Excellent singer and comic actor with a huge personality; high baritone/tenor or alto with high belt.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Lord Farquaad
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the comically short, ruthless ruler of Duloc. He is in search of a princess 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. Excellent singer and comic actor. Actor must be able to play this role on his knees for the whole show; high baritone.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Dragon
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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. She sings with back-up singers. Alto with big belt.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Pinocchio
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teen or adult, the leader of the fairytale creatures. Although portrayed by a live actor, Pinocchio is an animated puppet whose nose grows every time he lies. Plenty of sass with a penchant for lying, he leads the troupe of Fairytale Creatures in the musical numbers “Story of My Life” and “Freak Flag.” Tenor with falsetto or soprano/alto.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 12 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Papa Ogre
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Shrek's father, sings a beautiful duet with Mama Ogre to young Shrek in the opening number “Big, Bright, Beautiful World.” May play other roles too; high baritone.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Mama Ogre
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Shrek's mother, sings a beautiful duet with Papa Ogre to young Shrek in the opening number “Big, Bright, Beautiful World.” May play other roles too; alto.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Young Fiona
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Princess Fiona as a little girl. Sings a solo in “I Know It’s Today” with Teen Fiona and Fiona. May play other ensemble roles; soprano with strong belt.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 10 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 Teen Fiona
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Princess Fiona as a teenager. Sings a solo in “I Know It’s Today” with Young Fiona and Fiona. May play other ensemble roles or as a fairytale character; soprano with strong belt.



Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 14 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Gingy
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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. This character is portrayed with a puppet, which may be voiced and operated by actor appearing as Sugar Plum Fairy; any vocal part.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 12 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -