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Audition requirements are specific for each production, however here is a general idea of what to bring with you:

  1. A current head shot  (Please do not email your head shot in advance of the audition)
  2. Resume (optional for YouthWorks)
  3. Be prepared to do cold readings from the script, improvisation and movement
  4. Dress to move – including footwear

Audition ages change per production – please see audition call information.

Please do not email headshots and resumes ahead of time.

TheaterWorks does have some scholarships available.

Please email Chris Hamby with any questions.

Auditions will be held at: Peoria Center for the Performing Arts, 10580 N. 83rd Dr., Peoria, AZ 85345


February 29 & March 1

Director-Chris Hamby
Choreographer-Paul Pedersen
Music Director-Ken Goodenberger


Open to performers ages 12-19 years of age.

Please prepare 32 bars of a popular Broadway song that best highlights your voice. Bring your accompaniment in an mp3 format. A speaker will be provided. No accompanist will be provided. No a capella auditions.

Auditions slots are available February 29 & March 1. Callbacks will be held March 2 & 3

This production is completely seperate from the Kids Alive, Shrek JR production. You can potentially be in Kids Alive: Shrek Jr and also be cast in YouthWorks: Shrek. There is one school day matinee scheduled as well on May 14, 2020. If cast there is a $150 tuition fee. Some scholarships are available. There is no fee to audition.

Please come to your audition with your audition form complete. Review the attached rehearsal calendar for any potential conflicts. No performance conflicts will be allowed.

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