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Adult Auditions

Adult Auditions for Shrek:The Musical & Clue:The Musical

Equity Performer Auditions
(Principal & Chorus) by Appointment



AUDITION DATE
Apr 03, 2017
Singing 10:00 am - 1:00 pm (EDT)
Dance Auditions 1:00pm (EDT)


Apr 04, 2017
Singing 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (EDT)
Dance Auditions 5:00pm (EDT)



APPOINTMENTS
For a singing/acting appointment, please email Robert.Miller@ostcri.org beginning 4/18/17. Equity Members without appointments will be seen throughout each audition day, as time permits on a first-come-first-serve basis


CONTRACT
LOA
$447/week minimum



SEEKING
Equity actors, singers and dancers for various roles and ensemble in the upcoming Summer Season:

SHREK
CLUE

See breakdown for details


PREPARATION
Singing/acting auditions: Please prepare two brief songs (one up-tempo and one ballad) appropriate to show. Note that there may be time to perform one selection only. Bring sheet music in the correct key; an accompanist will be provided, but will not transpose. Some may be asked to stay for the dance call after the singing/acting auditions. Bring appropriate dancewear and character shoes.

Bring picture and resume.


LOCATION
Ocean State Theatre
1245 Jefferson Blvd.
Warwick, RI 02886
Please enter thru main lobby doors


PERSONNEL
Producing Artistic Director: Amiee Turner



OTHER

An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.



BREAKDOWN
SHREK
Music by Jeanine Tesori, book & lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire.
Director/choreographer: Jason Loete; Musical Director: Justin P. Cowan
1st rehearsal: June 18, 2017. 1st Performance: July 5, 2017. Closes: July 23, 2017 (possible extension to July 30, 2017).
SHREK:
Male. 25-45. Bari-Tenor. An ogre who lives alone in a stinky, secluded swamp. He is grumpy, smelly but becomes the surprising hero of this fractured fairytale. Looking for a strong comic actor with a “legit” style of singing.

PRINCESS FIONA:
Female. 20-30. Soprano with solid belt/mix. Not your run-of-the-mill fairy tale princess. She is NOT demure but rather feisty and crass. She has been locked in a tower since childhood waiting for her Prince.

DONKEY:
Any Gender. Any Age. Pop-Tenor. Lovable, lively, devoted, and very chatty. He has a pure heart of gold and vows to follow Shrek on his adventures after Shrek saves his life. Looking for a strong, fearless physical actor.

LORD FARQUAAD:
Male. 25-45. Baritone. The ruthless, ambitious, and self-absorbed ruler of Duloc. He suffers from a serious Napoleon-complex and takes t out on everyone.

DRAGON:
Female. 25-35. Pop-Alto. A soulful, ferocious guardian of Princess Fiona known for burning potential suitors to ashes with her fiery breath. Looking for a strong, fearless physical actor. Will double as various ensemble characters throughout the play.

GINGY:
Female. Any Age. Soprano/Countertenor. Gingy is a sweet and earnest gingerbread man in peril, held captive and tortured by Lord Farquaad. Must be comfortable with a high-pitched character voice. Will double as various ensemble characters throughout the play.

THREE LITTLE PIGS (3):
Male. Any Age. Baritone. The Three Little Pigs are fairy tale creatures who live in Duloc, and are being evicted from their homes. Must have a comically believable German accent. Will double as various ensemble characters throughout the play.

MALE ENSEMBLE:
Male. 25-35. All vocal ranges. Looking for five to six strong triple threats character actors, to play various creatures and characters in and around Duloc. All are a little “freaky” and need to be able to sing solo and parts.

FEMALE ENSEMBLE:
Female. 25-35. All vocal ranges. Looking for three to four strong triple threats character actors, to play various creatures and characters in and around Duloc. All are a little “freaky” and need to be able to sing solo and parts.
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CLUE
Book by Peter DePietro: Music by Galem Bloom, Wayne Barker, Vinnie Martucci; Lyrics by Tom Chiodo.
Director: Robert Miller, Jr; Musical Director: Justin P. Cowan
1st rehearsal: July 17, 2017. 1st Performance: August 2, 2017. Closes: Aug 20, 2017 (possible extension to Aug 27, 2017).

MR. BODDY:
Male. 30-40. Soaring Bari-Tenor. The charismatic and playful host of the game. Also the husband of Mrs. Peacock and the victim of the murder. Loves to crack jokes and regularly interacts with audience and characters.

MRS. PEACOCK:
Female. 35-50. Mezzo-Belt. Sexy, manipulative socialite and chair of Peacock Enterprises. Married to Mr. Boddy and cheating with Col. Mustard. Suspected in the murder of five previous husbands

COLONAL MUSTARD:
Male. 40-50. Baritone. He fancies himself a triumphant war colonel and is secretly having an affair with Mrs. Peacock. He was married to Mr. Boddy's mother after the death of her husband. Pompous and randy.

MISS SCARLET:
Female. 25-35. Mezzo-soprano with Belt. A former Las Vegas lounge performer and former lover of Mr. Green. She is a shrewd vixen and easily seductive.

MR. GREEN:
Male. 25-35. Bari-Tenor. A slick, delightful wheeler-dealer con artist and entrepreneur. He is a former lover of Miss Scarlet and business partner of Mr. Boddy.

PROFESSOR PLUM:
Male. 25-40. Baritone. An astute intellectual and super genius, author and imposter. His family fortune was ruined by Mr. Boddy.

MRS. WHITE:
Male. 35-50. Wide-vocal range. Mrs. White is the fun loving, chief domestic of the Boddy Manor. Probably cockney? She is played by a man in the tradition of English pantomime.

DETECTIVE:
Female. 25-35. Wide vocal range. A hard-nosed, humorous, smart, attractive detective who arrives to help solve the murder.


Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to audition.