Tryout for Disney Festival of the Lion King.
Auditions are being held this month for the Disney show “The Festival of the Lion King” which will be performed in Walt Disney World. The Disneyworld live show is looking for singers and the casting directors for Disney will be in New York City on Monday, October 21, 2019. The in-person auditions will be held in Pearl Studios.
The auditions are for performers to work at the park which is located in the Orlando area. The live stage show has been an ongoing attraction at the Disney park for quite some years.The colorful, live production is based on characters from Disney’s The Lion King movies.
Vocalists for Festival of the Lion King
Monday, October 21, 2019 – 9:30 AM
For a show at Walt Disney World to be held at Pearl Studios in New York, NY
See below for details.
Disney Parks Live Entertainment is seeking Vocalists for Festival of the Lion King; an African-inspired celebration of the music from the feature film; an original musical theatre production performed live in the state of the art, indoor, 1500 seat theatre-in-the-round in Disney’s Animal Kingdom®, performed live at the Walt Disney World® Resort near Orlando, FL.
Potential relocation assistance may be available to qualified performers hired into specific roles.
Upon signing of Walt Disney World® Individual Employment Contract, candidates are eligible to immediately apply for membership in Actor’s Equity Association.
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 role:
Kiume: The Leader. Must have a strong and powerful presence; Male resonant baritone/bass. 5’10” – 6’2″
Zawadi: The Gift. “Mother Earth” to all who know her. Female gospel mezzo-soprano with high belt. 5’5″ – 5’8″
Nakawa: The Prince. Good looking and confident. Male pop/R&B second tenor. 5’8″ – 5’10”
Kibibi: The Princess. Sweet and impatient. Female pop/gospel second soprano with high belt to E. 5’4″ – 5’8″
500 8th Avenue – 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10018
Sign-in: 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Current WDW College and International Program Cast Members are not eligible to audition unless you are 6 weeks out from you current program end date.
Please go to DISNEYAUDITIONS.COM to create or update your profile before attending the audition.
Performers must be at least 18 years of age and authorized to work in the United States.
Prepare 16 bars of a musical selection and provide sheet music in the correct key; an accompanist will be provided.
Potential callbacks to be held October 22, 2019 in New York.