Disney Park production of Finding Nemo is seeking singers for various roles in their Orlando Florida location.
Finding Nemo, the live stage show and musical is based on an animated film that was written and directed by Andrew Stanton. Finding Nemo makes use of actors, singers, hand puppets and amazing sets. You can check out the video of the show below.
The production is based on the film that tells the story of the over-protective clownfish named Marlin who, along with a regal tang named Dory, searches for his abducted son Nemo. The fish take their search all the way to Australia and find out all about the risks that little Nemo took along his journey.
Here is the casting call:
Disney Parks Talent Casting is seeking musical theatre performers of all ethnicities to portray principal and ensemble roles for Finding Nemo, the Musical, an original musical theatre production based on the Disney – Pixar hit animated feature, performed at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando, FL.
Seeking the following roles:
Marlin – 30s. Over-protective yet very loving father, vulnerable. Huge heart, great comedic talent. Scared of virtually everything. Baritone, able to handle musical ‘patter’ and flying at heights. Must weigh less than 183 lbs.
Bruce – Male. 30s. A vegetarian great white shark. Can go from screaming rockers to an elegant soft shoe. 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 leader with a heart, who befriends Nemo and looks after him. Comes with a great deal of wisdom and history.
Bloat – Male. 20s – 30s. Gospel baritone. 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, must have effortless, sustained, full voice/mix high ‘C’.
Dory – Female. 30s. A forgetful, yet very optimistic lady fish and Marlin’s companion during this journey. Extremely quirky and an expert with comedic material. Character singer, comfortable flying at heights. Must weigh less than 183 lbs.
Nemo – Female, early 20s. Plays youthful boy. Adorable, endlessly curious, spirited, childlike and fearless, yet at the same time naïve and vulnerable. Bright and youthful mix or belt.
Deb and Peach – “The Tank Gang”. 2 females. Great character types living in the fish tank when Nemo drops in. All must be musical with great energy and comedic timing.
Additional ensemble roles, not identified above, will be cast from this open call.
Monday, November 18, 2013 – 10:00 AM
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Rehearsal Facility
3271 Sherberth Rd,
Kissimmee, FL 34747
Sign-in: 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
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.
Call back by appointment on November 19, 2013.
Please note: Actors appear as themselves while at the same time manipulating a puppet of their specific character.