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AUDITION NOTICE: "Shrek the Musical" by Savoyards

If you've ever dreamt of a fairytale with a twist, get ready to be ogre-whelmed with excitement! Savoyards Musical Comedy Society, Brisbane's oldest continuously running musical theatre company, is proud to present 'Shrek the Musical.' Get your ears tuned and your dancing shoes ready because this Tony award-winning adaptation is set to enchant audiences with its stunning songs, energetic dance numbers, and, of course, some truly large puppets.


  • Dates: Friday 23rd – Monday 26th February 2024

  • Venue: Wynnum State High School, Peel Street, Manly 4179

  • Register for Auditions: Email


  • Commencement: Sunday 3rd March, 2024

  • Venue: The Imperial Playhouse, Wynnum State High School, Peel Street, Manly.

  • Rehearsal Days and Times:

    • Sundays: 12 pm - 5 pm

    • Mondays: 7 pm – 10 pm

    • Wednesdays: 7 pm - 10 pm


  • June 21 @7.30 pm (Final dress rehearsal)

  • June 22 @7.30 pm

  • June 23 @1.30 pm

  • June 28 @7:30 pm (standby show – subject to ticket sales)

  • June 29 @1.30 pm

  • June 29 @7.30 pm

  • June 30 @11 am

  • June 30 @5 pm

  • July 5 @7.30 pm (standby show – subject to ticket sales)

  • July 6 @1.30 pm

  • July 6 @7.30 pm

    • Venue: Iona Performing Arts Centre, 85 North Road, Wynnum West

ABOUT 'SHREK THE MUSICAL': Based on the Oscar-winning Dreamworks movie, Shrek the Musical promises a whimsical journey featuring the charming “Who I’d Be,” the hilarious “Morning Person,” and the pride anthem “Freak Flag.” Join Shrek, the lovable Donkey, the not-so-typical Princess Fiona, and an ensemble of fairytale characters as they tackle the schemes of the diminutive and dastardly Lord Farquaad. With a heartwarming message of celebrating differences and embracing diversity, 'Shrek the Musical' is a family show that resonates with the power of self-acceptance.


  • Minimum age for ensemble/dancer: 15 years old

  • Minimum age for principal roles: 8 years old


  • Director: David Harrison

  • Musical Director: Nicky Griffith

  • Choreographer: Julianne Burke

  • Assistant Musical Director: Lily Colmer

Savoyards Musical Comedy Society invites you to be part of this theatrical adventure! Whether you're a seasoned performer or a newcomer, audition and be a part of the magic. Don't miss the chance to contribute to a production that celebrates diversity, friendship, and the power of being true to yourself. Let the journey to Far Far Away begin!


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