SHREK THE MUSICAL Presented by Black Dirt Theater is well under its way with all of our planning. Now it is time for you to join us as a part of the production! Both the Pit auditions and the auditions for acting are posted, and have openings. Please click the buttons below to learn more! 


Calling all musicians! We will be auditioning for the pit orchestra for Shrek on Thursday, May 24th 6:30pm-8pm at the Hastings High School Orchestra room.  Please come with some music prepared to share with the pit director, you will also be asked to sight read some music from the score. Rehearsals for the pit orchestra will be once a week beginning mid-June through the performance (exact day/time TBD). Please bring your conflicts with you to your audition. 

Performance Dates:

  • Friday, July 27th- 7:00 pm
  • Saturday, July 28th- 7:00 pm
  • Sunday, July 29th- 2:00 pm 
  • Wednesday, August 1st- 7:00 pm
  • Thursday, August 2nd- 7:00 pm 
  • Saturday, August 4th- 7:00 pm 
  • Sunday, August 5th- 2:00 pm 
  • STRIKE- August 6th 

What instrument parts are we looking for? 

  • Bass 
  • Electric Bass 
  • Cello
  • Drums (Drum set player and auxiliary player)
  • Guitar (1 or 2 players)
  • Horn
  • Keyboard 1 
  • Keyboard 2 
  • Reed 1: Alto Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute, Piccolo 
  • Reed 2: Baritone saxophone, bass clarinet, clarinet, flute, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone
  • Trombone, bass trombone, tenor trombone
  • Trumpet, flugelhorn, piccolo trumpet
  • Violin 1
  • Violin 2 

If this audition time does not work for you please contact our director, Elizabeth Damico at or 218.230.5188 or set up another time.