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Now Casting: Play Shrek or Fiona in ‘Shrek the Musical’ + 3 More Gigs

Now Casting: Play Shrek or Fiona in ‘Shrek the Musical’ + 3 More Gigs
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It’s a big, bright, beautiful world, thanks to today’s casting roundup! A California production of “Shrek the Musical” is currently casting all principal roles, including Shrek and Fiona. There are also roles available in the national nonunion tour of “Kinky Boots,” a horror film set in the Everglades, and a clothing commercial!

Join an upcoming production of “Shrek the Musical” in Fontana, CA. Male and female talent aged 18–70 are needed to fill all lead roles, as well as supporting and ensemble. Actors should be excellent singers with great comedic timing. There is an open casting call on Aug. 22 in Fontana. Rehearsals will begin Sept. 11 and the show runs Oct. 20–Nov. 12 at the Center Stage Theater Fontana. Pay is a $500 minimum stipend, with additional fees added for certain roles. Apply here! 

The national non-equity tour of Cyndi Lauper/Harvey Fierstein’s “Kinky Boots” is casting for principal roles. Male and female talent 20–50 are sought to fill several lead and supporting roles, including Charlie Price, Lola, and Nicola. Rehearsals begin Aug. 22, and the production runs from Sept. 18 through May 13, 2018. Pay is $450 per week minimum, plus per diem, housing, travel, and health insurance provided. Apply here! 

Casting is underway for “Rum and Hot Peppers,” a horror film about a Satanic cult set in the Florida Everglades. Male and female talent aged 18–65 are needed for several lead and supporting roles in the film. There are also background roles available for male and female talent aged 18–70 to portray homeless vets and dancers. The production shoots Nov. 6–10 in Southwest Florida. Actors must be willing to work as Collier or Lee County locals (no lodging or transportation cost will be provided). Pay is $100 per day minimum, depending on the role, with one meal provided per shoot day. Apply here!  

The Thompson Tee, a sweat-proof shirt, is currently seeking actors for a narrative 30-second commercial. Male and female talent aged 21–45 are sought for several lead, supporting, and day player roles in the production. Female talent should be comfortable in lingerie and/or bikinis. There is an audition by appointment on Aug. 6 in Los Angeles, CA. The commercial shoots Aug. 12 in L.A. Pay and meals will be provided. Apply here!

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