Casting Call: The Lion King!

Clifford School PTO and San Carlos Children’s Theater proudly present, Disney’s Lion King, Jr. as our Musical Performance this year.  Join the fun and sign up to be in The Lion King Jr., Clifford’s All-School Theater Production!

Music & Lyrics by Elton John and Tim Rice
Additional Music & Lyrics by Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin & Hans Zimmer
 
Book by Roger Allers & Irene Mecchi
 
Based on the Broadway Production Directed by Julie Taymor
 

Director-Caitlin Savage, Choreographer-Daina Block, Vocal Director-Theresa Ames, 
Ensemble Music Director-Jennifer Overbey & Nikki Kolokithas

Main Cast Auditions & Information (Grades 3-8):

**All students (Grades 3-8) who audition will be cast in the play.**
 

3rd grade through 8th grade Main cast Auditions for Acting and Singing  will be Monday and Tuesday October 2nd and 3rd, with starting time slots at 3pm. All who audition MUST also sign up for a dance audition on Thursday, October 5th, 2pm to 3pm time slot. To sign up for auditions, go to www.sancarloschildrenstheater.com. Once on the site click the “Auditions” tab and then on “Lion King Jr. – Clifford School”.  The audition tips on the site are very helpful.

Cost for being in the show is $75 and due at the acting/singing audition. Families are also required to volunteer a minimum of 30-35 hours toward the show. Rehearsals start on Wednesday, October 25th, and continue up until the performance dates of February 9-11, 2018. Rehearsals will be on Mondays and Wednesdays, with a few Fridays, from 3-6pm on the Clifford Campus. If you have any questions please contact Trina Licht at cljl06@mac.com.

Ensemble Information (Grades K-2):

Students in grades K-2 are invited to join our Ensemble Cast which will be led by our amazing duo, Mrs. Jennifer Overbey and Niki Kolokithis. The Ensemble rehearsals will begin on Monday, December 4. Rehearsals will be on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:30pm to 3:30pm. The cost for being in the Ensemble is $40. Families are also required to volunteer a minimum of 10-15 hours, per child, toward the show.

The Ensemble will be the opening act for the main cast performance of Lion King, Jr.  The children will learn 2-3 songs with dance moves for the opening act and perform them, in costume, at McKinley Theater before each show on February 9-11, 2018.

To register, go to http://www.sancarloschildrenstheater.com. No audition necessary. All who register, pay the fee, and come to the first parent meeting on Monday, December 4 at 6pm, will be in the Ensemble. If you have any questions, please contact Trina Licht at cljl06@mac.com.

Key Dates
  • October 2 and 3 – Acting /Singing Auditions (Main Cast, Grades 3-8)
  • October 5- Dancing Auditions (Main Cast, Grades 3-8)
  • October 25- First rehearsal (Main Cast, Grades 3-8)
  • December 4- First rehearsal (Ensemble Cast, Grades K-2)
  • February 9-11- Performances (All Casts)

Flyer for The Lion King, Junior (English)

Flyer for The Lion King, Junior (Spanish)

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