Disney Auditions for Finding Nemo the musical

04/26/2010

Disney will be casting singers / male vocalists for the musical “Finding Nemo”

Disney Parks Talent Casting is seeking male musical theatre performers of all ethnicities and builds to portray principal and ensemble roles for Finding Nemo, the Musical, an original musical theatre production based on the Disney – Pixar hit animated feature, at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando, FL.
All performers employed by the Walt Disney World Resort are covered under the terms and conditions of a Collective Bargaining Agreement with Actors’ Equity Association.

Seeking the following Principal roles:

Marlin – Mid 30s – 40s. Over-protective yet very loving father. Huge heart, great comedic talent. Scared of virtually everything. Baritone, able to handle musical ‘patter’ and flying at heights. Must weigh less than 200 lbs.

Seeking the following Ensemble roles:
Bruce – Male. 30s. A vegetarian great white shark. Can go from soft shoe to raging punk. Comedic baritone and able to handle harmonies.

Anchor and Chum – Both males. Mid 20s – 30s. Bruce’s smaller shark friends, they desperately try to keep Bruce in check. Smart, comedic and energetic. Both able to handle harmonies. Can go from screaming rockers to an elegant soft shoe. Chum also plays Mr. Ray, a fun loving, boisterous elementary school teacher.

Gill – Male. 30s. A tough talking maverick who befriends Nemo and looks after him. Comes with a great deal of wisdom and history.

Bloat – Male member of “The Tank Gang”. Great character type living in the fish tank when Nemo drops in. Must be musical with great energy and comedic timing.

Crush – Male. 20s – 30s. Laid back and fun-loving ‘surfer dude’ turtle. Wise old father with the ability to rock. Helps Marlin get to Sydney. ‘Beach Boys’ high tenor with wonderful falsetto.
Additional ensemble roles, not identified above, will be cast from this open call.

Disney Open Call

Audition City: Orlando, FL
Location: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Rehearsal Facility
May 10, 2010
09:00 AM

Audition Location:
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Wardrobe/Rehearsal Facility
3271 Sherberth Rd.
Kissimmee, FL 34747

Sign-in: 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM – Please do not arrive earlier than 8:00 AM as the building will be locked.

Requirements:
Applicants must be at least 18 and authorized to work in the United States.

Please bring a current headshot and resume.

Please prepare the best 16 bars of a musical selection and provide clearly marked sheet music, in the correct key, for the accompanist. Prerecorded accompaniment or a cappella auditions are not allowed.

Please note: Actors appear as themselves while at the same time manipulating a puppet of their specific character.
Callbacks will be held May 11 – 12, 2010 in Orlando. Applicants asked to return to the callbacks must attend in order to be considered for these roles.

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