Disney Auditions Latin and African American Singers

05/14/2010

African or Latin Heritage Vocalists auditions to work for Disney Cruise Line. Auditions will be held in New York City in early June. Full audition notice is below.

Be a part of Disney history in the making!
Disney Creative Entertainment, in association with Disney Cruise Line®, is partnering with director Gordon Greenberg, choreographer Patti Columbo and writer Kirsten Childs, to create an original production for their newest luxury cruise liner, the Disney Dream®. We are seeking musical theatre performers for the original company of our brand new spectacular (title, TBD), as well as the newly debuted Villains Tonight.
Nine month contracts, sailing the Caribbean and Bahamas, begin September 2010. Disney Cruise Line hires a Repertory company of 19 performers to perform in each of our three musical theatre style shows. Contracts include competitive pay, room and board, guest sailing privileges, additional benefits package and no cruise staff duty.
We will also be seeking performers for future contracts onboard the Disney Magic®.
Seeking the following roles:
Dr Cornelius T. Greenaway – mid-30’s and older, male actor/principal vocalist of African-heritage. Bass/baritone with strong comic ability and warmth. The prototypical dad, he loves his daughter but is consumed by his work as a scientific botanist. (Will also play Dr. Facilier from ‘Princess and the Frog’ in ‘Villains Tonight’) 5’11” and above.
Sophia Greenaway – young 20’s, female actress/principal vocalist of African-heritage. Strong soprano/mix. Dr. Greenaway’s young daughter with a positive spirit, upbeat energy and lovely air about her. She loves her dad very much. (Will also play ‘Princess Tiana’ from ‘The Princess and the Frog’)
Naveen – late 20’s – 30’s, actor of Latin or Mediterranean heritage. Princess Tiana’s love interest from ‘The Princess and the Frog’. Handsome, baritone/tenor. 5’11 and above
Rafiki – 30’s and above, female actress/principal vocalist of African-heritage with a rich, soulful pop sound; host who tells the story of The Lion King. Performs the song “The Circle of Life”.

June 03, 2010 at 01:00 PM

Audition Location:
Chelsea Studios
151 West 26th St. – 6th floor
New York, NY 10001

Sign-in: 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM

Requirements:
Performers must be at least 18 years of age

Please provide a current headshot and resume

Singers: please prepare 16 bars of a musical selection and provide sheet music in the correct key

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