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The Academy of The Company Theatre to Hold Auditions for Disney’s The Lion King JR.

Wed, Jan 25, 2017 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Additional Times

  • Thu, Jan 26, 2017 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Contact Information



Phone: (781) 871-2787

The Academy of The Company Theatre (ACT) announces auditions for youth actors ages 7 to 15 for their upcoming production of Disney’s The Lion King JR., on Wednesday, January 25 and Thursday, January 26, from 3:30 to 6:00 pm at The Company Theatre Center for Performing Arts, 30 Accord Park Drive, Norwell. Disney’s The Lion King JR.’s music and lyrics by Tim Rice and Elton John, with additional music and lyrics by Will Van Dyke, Lebo M, Mark Mancina and Jay Rifkin, book by Roger Allers and Irene Mecchi, based on the Broadway production directed by Julie Taymor.

Actors should plan to attend both days of auditions, with the first day spent learning song selection, dance combination and a script reading. Not all audition candidates will be cast.

Celebrate the “Circle of Life”, when this inspiring coming of age story arrives on stage! Disney’s The Lion King JR. has captured the hearts and imagination of audiences around the world. The story of Simba and his journey through the dangers of the African savannah is told through the vibrant music by Elton John. Energetic choreography, detailed costumes and animal masks, and a cast of unforgettable characters. This Lion King youth production promises to be an epic event!

Classes rehearsing the production are held from 3:45 to 5:45 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays
during the production season, beginning January 30. Students must be available during production week for rehearsals from April 17 through 20 from 3:30 to 6 pm, which falls during public school vacation week.

A non-refundable audition fee of $20 is charged at auditions. Tuition for the classes and production is $385 per student. Some financial assistance is available. Tuition is due following the casting announcement. A headshot is helpful but not required. A completed emergency form must accompany audition candidates, available upon arrival.

Performances of Disney’s The Lion King JR. will be held April 21 through 30. Tickets are $15.

ACT was founded in 1987 by Zoe Bradford, Michael Joseph and Jordie Saucerman, with a mission to discover the creative spirit in each child in an enjoyable and challenging atmosphere and to build self-confidence through the experience of the arts.

For more information about auditions, please call the box office at 781-871-2787 or email Sally at For more information about ACT or The Company Theatre, or to order tickets, please visit, or follow The Company Theatre Center for the Arts on Twitter and Facebook.

30 Accord Park Drive
Norwell, MA 02061

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