Disney seeks dancers, singers for ‘The Lion King’

Touring companies of "The Lion King" did successful runs at the Blaisdell Concert Hall in 2007 and early 2014.
Touring companies of "The Lion King" did successful runs at the Blaisdell Concert Hall in 2007 and early 2014.

Calling all dancers and singers! The Lion King is looking for you.

Disney is holding open auditions for its stage show starting on Sunday, Feb. 16.

Casting directors are looking for both men and women, age 18 and older, to possibly be part of their Broadway and traveling productions for The Lion King.

The auditions will be held at Ballet Hawaii on South Hotel Street.

Singers:

Seeking strong dynamic singers between 18 to 35 years old for all roles including the African lions “Simba” and “Nala.”

When:

  • Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014
  • Sign in from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Auditions begin at 12 p.m.

Where:

Ballet Hawaii
777 South Hotel Street, Suite 101
Honolulu, HI 96813

Prepare:

  • Singers must bring sheet music of a song that shows off their voice and range in 16 bars (standard, classic R & B); pianist provided.
  • Singers should not perform standard Broadway theater music or material from The Lion King.
  • Singers must bring a recent picture and resume or list of performance experience.

Female Dancers:

  • Seeking strong female dancers of all cultural backgrounds between 18 to 30 years old with a classical and modern dance background.

When:

  • Monday, Feb. 17, 2014
  • Sign in at 9:30 a.m.
  • Auditions begin at 10 a.m.

Where:

Ballet Hawaii
777 South Hotel Street, Suite 101
Honolulu, HI 96813

Male Dancers:

  • Seeking strong male dancers of all cultural backgrounds between 18 to 30 years old with a classical and modern dance background. Some male dancers require strong acrobatic skills.

When:

  • Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014
  • Sign in at 9:30 a.m.
  • Auditions begin at 10 a.m.

Where:

Ballet Hawaii
777 South Hotel Street, Suite 101
Honolulu, HI 96813

Prepare:

Male and female dancers must be warmed up and ready to dance at their respective date and time in flat jazz shoes or bare feet. Dancers may be asked to sing, so should bring sheet music and prepare a song that shows off their voice and range; pianist provided. Dancers should bring a recent picture and resume or list of performance experience.

Those unable to attend these auditions should send a headshot and a resume ASAP to:

Binder Casting, ATTN: The Lion King

321 W 44th Street, Suite 606, New York, NY 10036

For audition information, visit www.lionkingcasting.com.

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