University of Pittsburgh
March 26, 2003

Pitt's Kuntu Repertory Theatre, Disney to Hold Auditions for The Lion King

Contact:  412-624-4147

PITTSBURGH—Disney Theatrical Productions of New York, in conjunction with Kuntu Repertory Theatre at the University of Pittsburgh, will hold auditions for adult singers for Disney's The Lion King on April 12 in Room G8 of the Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., in Oakland.

Singers are asked to sign-in between 9:30 and 11 a.m. for an audition slot and are asked to bring the sheet music of a song that demonstrates voice and range in

16 bars, along with a recent photo and resume. Piano accompaniment will be provided. A capella will not be permitted. The audition schedule will be fluid. Singers should be prepared to wait.

Possible callbacks will be conducted April 13.

Disney Theatrical Productions is seeking replacements for both Broadway and national touring companies. All roles are open, including the African Lions Simba and Nala.

Anyone unable to attend the audition can submit a photo and resume to: Binder Casting/Attention: The Lion King, 321 W. 44th Street, Suite 606, New York,

NY 10036.

For more information about the auditions, call the Disney Theatrical Audition Hotline at 212-827-5450, or visit For directions to the audition or parking information only, call 412-624-7298.