Open auditions for the West End production of Disney’s Aladdin will be held at London’s Pineapple Studios for the 2017/2018 cast on Monday 16th January.
Auditions for both male and female singers and dancers to play both ensemble and featured roles will take place next week.
Disney’s casting team are looking for athletic, technically-trained dancers with very strong technique in all styles, including tap, as well as excellent singing voices. Male dancers with acro, gymnastic and/or tumbling skills is a plus but not essential. Singers should be excellent and be able to dance well in order to make up the ensemble.
All those wishing to attend must be over the age of 18 and eligible to work in the UK as well as having a playing age of 20s-30. Actors from all cultural backgrounds are encouraged to take part.
For more information including what to wear and bring to the audition, can be found at www.aladdinauditions.co.uk .
Aladdin is based on the classic animated film and features the timeless songs ‘A Whole New World’ and ‘Friend Like me’ as well as new music written by Tony®, Olivier© and eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, Little Shop Of Horrors). With lyrics from Olivier Award and two-time Oscar® winner Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid), three-time Tony and Olivier Award, three-time Oscar winner Tim Rice (Evita, Aida), and four-time Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer).
The production is directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw. It also includes designs by Bob Crowley, lighting by Natasha Katz, costume designs by Gregg Barnes and sound design by Ken Travis.
Aladdin is currently booking at the Prince Edward Theatre until the 3rd June 2017. To book tickets visit: Ticketmaster.co.uk, Discount Theatre.com, Last Minute.com, Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk, Love Theatre.com, Theatre People.com and UK Tickets.co.uk.