Auditions

Murray Cultural Arts hosts and sponsors a variety of performances; when one of our productions holds auditions, we’ll announce it here!

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Shrek

"Shrek The Musical" Directed by Brighton Sloan
  Performance Dates: July 9-10, 12, 15-17

Auditions: Virtual Submission by April 19th

  • Callbacks: April 21 by appointment only
  • Rehearsals: Begins May 3rd. 
    • Mon - Thurs 6:30 - 9:30 PM and Saturdays 9 AM - 1 PM.
    • Murray Firehouse
  • Questions? murrayshrek2021@gmail.com 

Audition Requirements

  • Children 5-10 for Young Shrek and Fiona, Singers/Dancers
  • 15+ for all other roles

Virtual Submissions - by April 19th

  • Required by all auditioners
    • Those auditioning for dance role do not need to submit vocal selection
  • Send all materials to murrayshrek2021@gmail.com
    • 1 minute video of a contemporary musical theatre song
    • Headshot/Resume or a document listing previous dance/singing/acting experience
    • Completed audition form, including any potential conflicts. 

Dance Call: April 20th by Appointment

  • Required for all auditioners 16+ (unless otherwise excused by production team)
  • Wear comfortable clothing, mask, and prepared to move
  • Groups limited to 10 people at a time 
  • will be scheduled upon receipt of audition materials 
  • Held at Murray High School

Further Details & Character Roles Breakdown

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Disney's "Newsies" Directed by Jim Smith
Music Direction by Alyse Shattuck, Choreography by Mike Romney
Performance Dates: August 6-7, 9, 12-14

Auditions: Submissions accepted through May 3 by 10:00 pm.

  • Auditions will be by video submission only
  • Callbacks: May 8, 9:00 AM, Murray Mansion
  • Rehearsals: Begin May 17th, held at the Murray Mansion

Video Submissions:

  • Clearly state name and song choice
  • Submit resume, photo and audition video through Audition Form
    • Submissions too large to attach to the audition form can be sent to directly to murraycitynewsies@gmail.com
  • Videos should be no longer than three minutes in length
  • Videos must be sent prior to May 3rd at 10:00 PM
  • All roles with the exception of Medda Larkin are available
  • Download video submission information and roles to be cast