Disneyland Resort is seeking vocalists, dancers and drummers for Tale of the Lion King

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Disneyland Resort is seeking vocalists, dancers and drummers for Tale of the Lion King

The Disneyland Resort is looking for vocalists, dancers and drummers for “Tale of the Lion King.”

This summer, Disneyland’s Fantasyland Theatre will come alive with a vibrant celebration inspired by Disney’s The Lion King. Throughout the day, a traveling troupe of spirited storytellers and African drummers will arrive to celebrate in story, song and dance, inviting everyone to join in.

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The roles Disney is looking to fill are:

NALA – Joyful, spirited singer/actor with strong musicality and movement ability. Vocal range: Soprano. Style: Contemporary pop/R&B mix. Engaging, dynamic performers to play Nala, an African lioness, as well as various other characters from The Lion King. Adept at making an emotional connection with the audience. All abilities and types welcome.

SIMBA – Joyful, spirited singer/actor with strong musicality and movement ability. Vocal range: Tenor. Style: Contemporary pop/R&B. Engaging, dynamic performers to play Simba, an African lion who becomes a king, as well as various other characters from The Lion King. Adept at making an emotional connection with the audience and a romantic connection with Nala. All abilities and types welcome.

MWONGOZO – Joyful, spirited singer/actor with strong musicality and movement ability. Vocal range: Alto with Soprano II extension. Style: Contemporary pop/R&B. A connection with Gospel, West African, Spiritual, and/or Choral style is ideal. Engaging, dynamic performers to play the lead Storyteller. Earth Mother type. Adept at making an emotional connection with the audience. All abilities, genders, and types welcome.

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MUFASA – Joyful, spirited singer/actor with strong musicality and movement ability. Vocal range: Bass. Style: Contemporary pop/R&B. Engaging, dynamic performers to play Mufasa, an African lion king and father of Simba, as well as various other characters from The Lion King. Adept at making an emotional connection with the audience. All abilities and types welcome.

SCAR – Joyful, spirited singer/actor with strong musicality and movement ability who can also play the villain. Vocal range: Baritone/Bass. Style: Contemporary pop/R&B. Engaging, dynamic performers to play Simba’s uncle who schemes for the throne; as well as various other characters from The Lion King. Adept at making an emotional connection with the audience. All abilities and types welcome.

BANZAI/PUMBAA – Joyful, spirited singer/actor with strong musicality and movement ability. Vocal Range: Tenor/Baritone. Style: Contemporary pop/R&B. Engaging, dynamic performers to play Banzai, one of Scar’s hyenas who plot with him take over the Pridelands and Pumbaa, a kindhearted and sensitive warthog who enjoys his simple life of grubs and relaxation; as well as various other characters from The Lion King. Adept at making an emotional connection with the audience and a deadpan sense of humor. All abilities and types welcome.

SHENZI/TIMON – Joyful, spirited singer/actor with strong musicality and movement ability. Vocal Range: Tenor. Style: Contemporary pop/R&B. Engaging, dynamic performers to play Shenzi, one of Scar’s hyenas who plot with him take over the Pridelands and Timon, an outcast meerkat and the stories comic relief; as well as various other characters from The Lion King. Adept at making an emotional connection with the audience and excellent comic timing. All abilities and types welcome.

Performers must be at least 18 and authorized to work in the United States. If you are interested in applying, you can do that here through January 27, 2022.

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