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Disney to hold casting calls in Honolulu for 'Lion King'

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Disney Theatrical Productions will host open call auditions in Honolulu at Ballet Hawai'i (777 South Hotel Street, Suite 101, Honolulu, HI 96813) in mid-February (dates listed below) for possible future replacements for both the Broadway and North American touring productions of Disney's The Lion King

Male and female singers and dancers of all cultural backgrounds are encouraged to attend.

The casting search will be overseen by Mark Brandon (Casting Director), who is directly responsible for the casting of all North American companies of The Lion King and has cast other numerous Broadway shows. 

SINGERS:

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

WHEN:
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Sign in from 11:30am – 1:00pm 
Auditions begin at 12:00pm

WHERE:
Ballet Hawai'i
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 – 30 years old with a classical and modern dance background. 

WHEN:
Monday, February 17, 2014
Sign in at 9.30am
Auditions begin at 10:00am

WHERE:
Ballet Hawai'i
777 South Hotel Street, Suite 101
Honolulu, HI 96813


MALE DANCERS

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

WHEN:
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Sign in at 9.30am
Auditions begin at 10:00am

WHERE:
Ballet Hawai'i
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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