Maple Grove community invited to audition for ‘Shrek’

Home Base Theatre in Maple Grove will be hosting auditions for its upcoming production of “Shrek: The Musical.”

Auditions will be Saturday, Dec. 29, from 4 to 9 p.m. at Escalate Dance and Theatre, 11110 86th Ave. N. in Maple Grove.

All Maple Grove community members are invited to audition. The theatre is looking for: dancers, musicians, performers and kids. The production has roles for kids ages 8 to 16.

Home Base Theatre’s “Shrek” production will be the first off-Broadway performance of the show in the state of Minnesota. The theatre’s production will run in the end of July through the beginning of August.

Those interested being a part of the production can submit a professional headshot, an actor resume and a summer conflict calendar. Rehearsals will be Sunday through Thursday evenings from mid-June to July.

Auditioners should prepare a 16-32 bar vocal excerpt from the show. Dance auditions will not need to prepare this.

People interested should send an email to [email protected] for an audition time.

Arrive on time prepared to dance and sing. Accompanists will be provided at the auditions.

Full audition information on our Facebook page and our website: and

All questions can be answered at: [email protected] or by calling 763-568-9656.