Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Audition: Shrek the Musical


From: Michael Candela []
Sent: Wednesday, December 2, 2015 3:38 PM
Subject: re: Shrek




2016 Arts Express Building careACTOR Production

Shrek the Musical

Directed by Michael Candela

The Arts Express Building careACTOR program, in partnership with the Arizona Schools for the Deaf and Blind, unites actors from the deaf, blind and general community. Using synchronized speaking/signing, English and American Sign Language (ASL) is interwoven with music, dance and storytelling techniques to create a one-of-kind theatrical event.   In recognition of this top-notch, innovative program, Arts Express was a 2015 award winner in the Arizona Commission of the Arts "Art Tank" program!

Actors with any experience ages may audition. Actors from the Deaf/Signing community – all ages welcome




Or Email Michael Candela at for an audition time.

Auditions for Singing/Speaking/Dancers performers: Sunday, December 6th, 12:00 noon-3:00 pm

Auditions for Deaf/Signing Actors:  Monday, December 7th, 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Auditions for Actors Not Able to Attend Times Above:  Tuesday, December 8th, 5:00 – 6:00 pm

Call Backs:  Tuesday, December 8th, 6:00-8:00 pm

All at Berger Performing Arts Center, 1200 W. Speedway

Prepare approximately 32 bars of a musical selection (preferably a musical theater piece) that shows off your range, and be prepared to move.  You can bring an accompaniment track or sheet music (an accompanist will be provided)

Deaf/Signing Actors: Prepare a short (no more than one minute)monologue or artistic expression to be performed in ASL 

$50 Registration Fee with Scholarships Available but may be waived on a case to case basis.

Beginning Thursday, January 7th, rehearsals will be scheduled three days/week with assigned times for attendance based on casted role.  Additional rehearsals will be scheduled as needed and during show.

A few rehearsals/training will be held in December.                                                             


Berger Performing Arts Center, 1200 W. Speedway

Show Days Production:  Thursday, March 30th (tentative)

Friday, April 1 at 7:00 pm

Saturday, April 2 at 7:00 pm

Sunday, April 3 at 2:00 pm



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