Description:

Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek The Musical is a Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure, featuring all new songs from Jeanine Tesori (Thoroughly Modern Millie; Caroline, or Change) and a sidesplitting book by David Lindsay-Abaire. Shrek brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage and proves there's more to the story than meets the ears.

"Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek...." And thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. Throw in a short-tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you've got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily, there's one on hand... and his name is Shrek.

Shrek presents a treasure trove of creative opportunities, including costumes, sets, puppets (there is a fire-breathing dragon after all) and more! Irreverently fun for the whole family, Shrek proves that beauty is truly in the eye of the ogre.

Dates / Times:

  • Thursday, Oct 25th @ 9:30am  
  • Friday, Oct 26th @ 9:30am  
  • Friday, Oct 26th @ 7:00pm
  • Saturday, Oct 27th @ 2:00pm
  • Saturday, Oct 27th @ 7:00pm
  • Sunday, Oct 28th @ 2:00pm
  • School Days Performance

Ticket Prices:

Pima Community College Center for the Arts:

2202 W Anklam Rd
Tucson, AZ 85709


Show Notes:

Artistic Team
Director:  Korby Myrick
Assistant Director: Ani Ehramjian 
Choreographer:  Kelsey Eggerman
Musical Director / Conductor: Michael Rhodes
Accompanist:  Jodie Gillespie

Students must be enrolled in an eligible class in order to audition. Audition appointments are available for students ages 8-18 once they are enrolled in a class.

Auditions
August 24th, 6pm-9pm - By Appointment
August 25th, 9am-11am - By Appointment

Callbacks
August 25th, 12pm-5pm - By Invitation

Parent Meeting

Saturday, September 8th 11:00am


Characters:

Shrek

  • Wesley Sizer
Our story's title character. A big, green, terrifying ogre who lives alone on 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.

Fiona

  • Allie Devaney
  • Deborah Gracia Christenson
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.

Donkey

  • Kylie Avey
  • ShoShannah Waters
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 optimistic with heart.

Lord Farquaad

  • Tristan Acevedo
The comically short, ruthless ruler of Duloc. He is in search of a princes 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.

Dragon

  • Emily Muirhead
  • Lexi Tofel
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.

Gingy

  • Erin Sommers
  • Larkyn Foster
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. Puppet. Can be operated by actress appearing as Sugar Plum Fairy.

Pinocchio

  • Abigail Ford
  • Kiera Kuehnle
The leader of the fairytale creatures. He is an animated puppet whose nose grows every time he lies. Plenty of sass with a penchant for lying.

Big Bad Wolf

  • Reid Foster

Three Little Pigs

  • Arden Moore
  • Emily Muirhead
  • Lexi Tofel
  • Valerie Miller

White Rabbit

  • Clara Sommers
  • Ethan Bopp

Fairy Godmother

  • Czarina Ahkeah

Peter Pan

  • Colin Michieli

Wicked Witch

  • Lydia Busack

Sugar Plum Fairy

  • Maya De La Torre

Ugly Duckling

  • Sydney Johnson

Papa Bear

  • Kylie Avey
  • ShoShannah Waters

Mama Bear

  • Kelly Westholm

Baby Bear

  • Jamie Gillespie
  • Violet Hilderbrand

Mad Hatter

  • Adam Gillespie
  • Jackson Frank

Humpty Dumpty

  • Olivia Humphreys

Elf

  • Allie Johnson-Ford

Pied Piper

  • Molly Freel

Young Shrek

  • Noah Johnson-Ford
  • Sylas Smith

Tweedles

  • Noah Johnson-Ford
  • Sylas Smith

Grumpy

  • Noah Johnson-Ford
  • Sylas Smith

Mama Ogre

  • Lauren Champie
  • Sara Prior

Papa Ogre

  • Blaine Robinson
  • Lance Jacobson

King Harold

  • Samuel Hagberg

Queen Lillian

  • Anna Boigon

Thelonius

  • Samuel Hagberg

Teen Fiona

  • Olivia Humphreys
  • Sara Prior

Young Fiona

  • Elizabeth DeWitt
  • Maya Barnes

Captain of the Guard

  • Lance Jacobson

Guards

  • Adam Gillespie
  • Avi Nickola
  • Colin Michieli
  • Ethan Bopp
  • Kristen Keller
  • Maya De La Torre
  • Molly Freel
  • Reid Foster

Three Blind Mice

  • Abigail Ford
  • Emily Muirhead
  • Erin Sommers
  • Kiera Kuehnle
  • Larkyn Foster
  • Lexi Tofel

Bishop

  • Nathaniel Hardy

Knights

  • Colin Michieli
  • Kristen Keller
  • Maya De La Torre
  • Reid Foster

Rat Tappers

  • Abigail Ford
  • Emily Muirhead
  • Kelly Westholm
  • Kiera Kuehnle
  • Larkyn Foster
  • Lauren Champie
  • Sara Prior

Duloc Dancers

  • Abigail Ford
  • Elizabeth DeWitt
  • Kelly Westholm
  • Kiera Kuehnle
  • Kylie Avey
  • Lance Jacobson
  • Larkyn Foster
  • Lauren Champie
  • Lydia Busack
  • Molly Freel
  • Olivia Humphreys
  • Reid Foster
  • Sara Prior
  • Violet Hilderbrand

Fairy Tale Ensemble

  • Abigail Ford
  • Adam Gillespie
  • Anna Boigon
  • Avi Nickola
  • Blaine Robinson
  • Clara Sommers
  • Elizabeth DeWitt
  • Emma Couch
  • Ethan Bopp
  • Harley Probst
  • Kiera Kuehnle
  • Larkyn Foster
  • Maya Barnes
  • Natalie Dunnavant
  • Olivia Fredericksen
  • Olivia Hochuli
  • Sara Prior
  • Tenley Williams
  • Zoe Nickola

Crew:

Backstage (Ages 16+)

Part of Backstage Crew: Moves sets and props before and during performances and/or works in the costume area backstage. Because of the many responsibilities, Backstage Crew members are required to attend all technical and dress rehearsals and performances including School Days performances. All backstage crew members are required to arrive one hour before performance begins. Students under 16 must have parent working backstage and permission from Artistic Director.


Props (Ages 13+)

Part of Backstage Crew Checks props table before start of show. Help actors find and return props to the table during the performance. Acts as a runner if neccessary.


Makeup (Ages 13+)

Part of Backstage Crew: Assists Makeup Production Team with the application of makeup and cleanup in the Greenroom at dress rehearsals and performances. Must have taken Makeup Workshop previously. All Makeup Crew members are required to arrive 1.5 hours prior to each performance.


Costumes (Ages 13+)

Part of Backstage Crew Helps costumers backstage. Acts as runner or assists with quick changes as necessary.


Lighting (Ages 16+)

Part of Lighting and Sound Crew Works spotlights and microphones. This crew will receive valuable training and, therefore, the Lighting and Sound Crew members are required to attend all technical and dress rehearsals, and performances, including School Days performances. All Lighting and Sound Crew members are required to arrive one hour before each performance begins.


Spotlight (Ages 16+)

Part of Lighting and Sound Crew Works spotlights and microphones. This crew will receive valuable training and, therefore, the Lighting and Sound Crew members are required to attend all technical and dress rehearsals, and performances, including School Days performances. All Lighting and Sound Crew members are required to arrive one hour before each performance begins.


Sound (Ages 16+)

Part of Lighting and Sound Crew Works spotlights and microphones. This crew will receive valuable training and, therefore, the Lighting and Sound Crew members are required to attend all technical and dress rehearsals, and performances, including School Days performances. All Lighting and Sound Crew members are required to arrive one hour before each performance begins.


Ushers (Ages 8-18)

Takes tickets and hands out programs at theater entrance prior to beginning of each performance. Must arrive 45 minutes prior to show times. Does not have to attend every show.


Special Activities (Ages 8-18)

Provides help with the Opportunity Drawing ticket sales and assists Special Activities Team at souvenir sales table during each performance. Must arrive 45 minutes prior to show times. Does not need to attend every show.