Animal Kingdom Begins Casting for New 2016 Nighttime Entertainment

We know that starting next year, Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be open late for guests to experience the park after dark, including the new Rivers of Light nighttime spectacular. While we still don’t know too much about this show or the other nighttime entertainment coming to the park in 2016, an interesting set of auditions was recently put out by Walt Disney World…

Physical Dancer/Actor – Silent Storytellers with Movement/Dance Ability for New Disney Offering

For: Walt Disney World
Audition City: N. Hollywood, CA
Location: Debbie Reynolds Studio
Looking For: Actors and DancersWednesday, September 16, 2015
10:00 AM
Time zone: Pacific Time (US & Canada)

Disney Creative Entertainment is seeking dancers and physical performers for featured roles in a new offering at the Walt Disney World® Resort, near Orlando, FL.  Dancers and Actors with strong communication skills using movement are needed to tell a story.  These silent narrators orchestrate all the action to convey the spirit of an ancient and timeless celebration.

Candidates should be trained in any one or a number of classical Indian or Southeast Asian dance styles:  Bharatanatyam, Odissi, Kathakali, Chhau, Balinese, etc.

Any additional movement training, including physical storytelling, martial arts or martial dance, is a definite plus.

All candidates must have strong rhythmic foundation/movement and physical storytelling abilities.

Seeking the following roles:

Male Dancers:  5’8″-5’10” and 6’0″+.  Strong mover, agile, strong physical storyteller.

Female Dancers:  5’7″+.  Strong mover, agile, strong physical storyteller.

Audition Information:

Please prepare a 2-minute piece that will best demonstrate your skills and specialties.  You may also be asked to learn a combination and/or perform an improvisational piece.

Which entertainment piece this is related to isn’t clear, but Animal Kingdom is gearing up for new nighttime entertainment starting in Spring 2016.

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