Musical Theater Auditions in South Burlington, Vermont for Shrek

By | January 8, 2023

Auditions for Shrek The Musical in Vermont.

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, Fun Home, Caroline, or Change, and Kimberly Akimbo) 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.

Doors open at 5:45 pm, auditions begin promptly at 6:15 pm.

January 8-12, 2023
(Callbacks will take place Friday, January 13)

April 13 – 16, 2023


All auditions for this production are in-person only, and will be held at the Lyric Creative Space.

Everyone auditioning must be at least 8 years old by January 8, 2023.
Pre-Registration is strongly encouraged and may be completed now (see the next section). You only need to attend one Audition Date.
Auditions will consist of a Movement Workshop/Audition, as well as a Traditional Audition which includes the performance of a Vocal Selection and a Reading Selection. Vocal Workshops to go through music will be held prior to the Traditional Audition on the day of your audition.
All volunteers for Lyric Theatre must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For more information, please see “Staying Safe at Lyric” by clicking here.
To complete your registration, please read all the information in the section below. For even more detailed information about Shrek auditions, rehearsals, performances, and the Lyric process, click here. If you have questions beyond that, you may direct them to the Stage Manager, Becky Millard at

7 Green Tree Drive, South Burlington
See for the audition materials for the production of “Shrek.”

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