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FESTIVAL OF THE LION KING - Walt Disney World Company Auditions

Posted: September 12, 2018

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FESTIVAL OF THE LION KING - NYC Open Call for Singers
Walt Disney World Company

AUDITION DATE

Thu, Oct 18, 2018
10:00 am (EDT)
Auditions begin at 10AM for both men and women combined. Sign in opens one hour prior to call. The end time is TBD when the producer closes the call.

CONTRACT

Disneyworld Rate negotiable, $17.08/hour minimum, Equity 401k, AEA pension, Disney benefits

SEEKING

Disney Parks Live Entertainment is seeking male and female 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.

PREPARATION

Prepare 16 bars of a musical selection and provide sheet music in correct key for accompanist. Please click the "My Profile" button at disneyauditions.com to create or update your profile before attending the audition. Bring picture and resume.

LOCATION

Pearl Studios NYC (500)
500 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018-6504
3rd floor

PERSONNEL

Casting Director: Stephen Gelpi

OTHER DATES

Callbacks held on October 19, 2018 in New York.

OTHER

Performers must be at least 18 and authorized to work in the United States.
Upon signing of Walt Disney World® Individual Employment Contract, candidates are eligible to immediately apply for membership in Actor’s Equity Association.

Potential relocation and housing may be available to qualified performers hired into specific roles.

An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

BREAKDOWN

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


Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to audition.

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