Le Roi Lion auditions (English)

07 octobre 2019

LE ROI LION AUDITIONS

For the french version at the Théâtre Mogador

 

For some roles (*) and for the ensemble (*), we strongly encourage actors of all cultural backgrounds to apply.

We are seeking:

ROLES

Actors should be physically limber and must move well.

SIMBA* 

 LRL FR - Annonce casting Simba © 2018

Playing age: 20-30 years old

Singer/Actor

Baryton/tenor. Pop rock voice

To play the African lion, Simba. This actor must have sex appeal, charm and an urban sensibility as

well as a strong pop/rock singing voice.

Must be in excellent physical condition and dance and/or move very well.

NALA* 

LRL FR - Annonce casting Nala © 2018

Playing age: 20-30 years old

Singer/Actor

Alto/Mezzo, excellent pop belt

to play

Nala, a very attractive African lion with sex appeal and charm.

Must be in excellent physical shape and have great strength and presence.

Must dance/and or move well.

MUFASA* 

LRL FR - Annonce casting Mufasa

Playing age: 35-45 years old

Singer/Actor

The King of the African Pridelands. Regal, omnipotent and powerful. Must have a physical strength and have an excellent, rich baritone voice.

SCAR 

LRL FR - Annonce casting Scar

Playing age: 35-45 years old

Actor/Singer

Mufasa’s brother and Simba’s uncle. Evil and maniacal but still capable of humor and high style. Scar will do anything to be the King of the Pridelands. This role requires an exceptional actor (Classical training is helpful) who is also a character singer.

RAFIKI* 

LRL FR - Annonce casting Rafiki © 2016

Playing age: 30-45 years old

Singer

Alto/Soprano

Must possess an excellent, rich unique South African style belt voice.

A soulful, but comedic, African female baboon. Sings “The Circle of Life”.

ZAZU 

LRL FR - Annonce casting Zazu

Playing age: 30-45 years old

Actor/Singer

Tenor

A parrot-like bird (or a hornbill). A proper and somewhat befuddled, English butler with a cynical outlook on life but completely dediated to the king, Actor must possess strong comedic skills. Character singer. This actor must be comfortable operating a puppet.

LRL FR - Annonce casting Timon Pumbaa

TIMON 

Playing age: 30-45 years old. No taller than 5’8’’

Actor/Singer

Tenor/Baryton

To play male in his late 20’s – mid 40’s. A meerkat. Wise cracking, New York

urban comic character actor. Stand-up comedy experience is a plus. No taller than 5’8”.

Character singer. Actor must move well and be comfortable operating a puppet.

PUMBAA 

Playing age : 30-45 years old

Actor/Singer

Baryton

A gravelly distinctive voice is good.

Timon’s sidekick. Not so bright but loveable warthog. Should also have strong comedic skills. Somewhat larger frame or body type is preferred. Character singer.

LRL FR - Annonce casting Hyenes

SHENZI* (female, alto) 

BANZAI* (male, baryton/ténor) 

ED (male, baryton/ténor)

Playing age: 24-40 years old

Funny, maniacal hyenas. Street smart and urban. Must have strong rock and roll singing

voices. Actors must move well and be comfortable operating puppets. Ed will also cover

Timon and Zazu.

ENSEMBLES

SINGERS*

20-45 years old

Male and female singers who move very well.

Strong singers with pop, rock, soul or gospel voices.

Singers of the ensemble may be lead to cover roles.

DANCERS*

18-30 years old

Seeking strong male and female dancers with a modern/ballet dance background.
Some male dancers require strong acrobatic skills.

Singing ability is a plus. Dancers are lead to sing in the ensemble.

TO APPLY, PLEASE SEND TO :

auditionsleroilion@gmail.com

Before october 21th 2019

Resume, Pictures (fool foot and portrait)

Singing demo for roles and singers

Dancing demo if possible for dancers

Precise: Vocal range, height, eventually the role for which you are applying.

Casting in Paris from end of october, on appointment only.
Availability required from end of july 2020 for the complete season.  

COMING SONG : CHILDREN AUDITIONS FOR YOUNG SIMBA AND NALA  !