Auditions Announced for “Shrek JR”

Auditions Announced for “Shrek JR”

Ghostlight Performing Arts Company is proud to announce auditions for our fall musical: Shrek the Musical JR! In addition to the full-length performances this September, we will also be taking a fifteen minute selection of the show to the Junior Theatre Festival in Atlanta in January of 2016. For this production, we are seeking young performers ages 8-18. All performers must be a rising senior in high school or younger. All cast members must be able to commit to both the run of the show and to the Junior Theatre Festival.

The production fee for this year’s show is $430, which includes the $230 student registration fee for the Junior Theatre Festival.  This fee can be paid in full or installments of $100 beginning June 20th.

Auditions will be held on Friday, June 5th from 6 PM-9 PM and Saturday, June 6th from 9 AM-12 PM. The location of auditions will be announced shortly. Callbacks, if necessary, will be held on Monday, June 8th from 7 PM-9 PM. Rehearsals will begin on Tuesday, July 14th and will typically be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7 PM-9 PM and Saturdays from 9 AM-1 PM. Rehearsals will take place at a location to be announced soon. Performances will be September 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 25th, 26th, and 27th at a location to be announced soon. A rehearsal schedule for JTF will be decided upon based on the availability of the majority of the cast.

There will be a cast cookout and mandatory parent meeting on the evening of June 20th, location to be determined. The first installment of the production fee will be due at this meeting.

To audition for Shrek, please prepare 16 bars (about 30 seconds) of a contemporary musical theatre song.  An accompanist will NOT be available, so please bring an accompaniment track. You will also be asked to read briefly from the script. Come dressed and prepared to do a short group dance audition. Bring with you a resume and headshot. Also be prepared to list all conflicts you have with the rehearsal schedule, including vacations and prior commitments.

Sign up for an audition time now by emailing us at We have a limited number of audition slots available, so the only way to guarantee that you’ll be seen is by emailing us now.

*Please bring a parent or guardian with you to the audition. If you do not have a parent or guardian with you, WE WILL NOT ALLOW YOU TO AUDITION*

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