Open auditions have been announced for the West End transfer of Disney's Aladdin. Producers are searching for "exceptional male and female dancers and singers".
Aladdin is set to open at the Prince Edward Theatre in 2016, with exact dates to be confirmed. The show is directed and choreographed by The Book of Mormon's Casey Nicholaw and composed by Tony Award winner Alan Menken. It features lyrics penned by Howard Ashman and Tony Award winner Tim Rice, with book and additional lyrics by Chad Beguelin. The production opened on Broadway in March 2014.
Open Audition Info
Excellent, athletic, technically trained male and female dancers with very strong technique in all styles, including tap, with strong singing voices. Male dancers with acro, gymnastic and/or tumbling skills a plus but not essential.
Excellent male and female singers who dance well to make up the ensemble. Some will play featured roles.
Playing Age: 20s-30s.
The casting of Aladdin will be in keeping with the exotic location in which it is set so actors of all ethnicities and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to attend. You must be 18 years old or above and eligible to work in the UK.
- For all auditions, registration starts at 9.15am, dance and vocal calls from 10.00am.
- Last registration 12.30pm.
- Bring CV and photo stapled together.
- Be warmed-up and ready to dance.
- Bring water and keep your belongings with you at all times.
- Male dancers wear comfortable dance gear, bring jazz shoes, tap shoes and knee pads.
- Female dancers wear comfortable dance gear that shows the body line and bring character heels, heeled tap shoes and jazz shoes.
- Dancers and singers to bring sheet music to 16 bars of a musical theatre song that shows your full range.
- There will be a pianist on the day (no backing tracks).
16 Langley Street WC2h 9JA
30th August 2015 - male dancers and singers
31st August 2015 - female dancers and singers
Ace Dance And Music
54-57 Floodgate STB5 5SL
2nd September 2015 - female dancers and singers
3rd September 2015 - male dancers and singers
The Dancehouse Theatre
10a Oxford Road M1 5QA
4th September 2015 - female dancers and singers
5th September 2015 - male dancers and singers
Please visit www.aladdinauditions.co.uk for full information