The Port Aransas Independent School District in Partnership with the Port Aransas Community Theater is pleased to announce the return of the “King!”
“Disney’s Lion King, jr” will be returning to the Port Aransas Community Theater (PACT) this summer and this can be your opportunity to be involved with the magic that is “Disney’s Lion King,jr.”
“Bringing the production back just seems like the right thing to do” says Theater Director Darlene. “The production generated so much support and pride for our community that we thought it would be a perfect production for those that are visiting Port Aransas over the summer.” Darlene continues, “we had so many people that didn’t get a chance to see the show the first time. We sold out every performance and this time around won’t be any different because of summer tourist and locals helping to spread the word about how good and professional looking the show is.”
Ken Yarbrough who directed Lion King earlier this year adds that “we are in the process of getting commitments from as many of the make up artist, tech directors, costumers, set designers, mask creators and puppeteers from the first run as possible.” “It (The Lion King,jr) was a beautiful show. It was filled with so much talent from our locals, of all ages, and I am proud to be part of the return and I hope to be able to make an announcement in a few days with all of the returning cast and crew”
Disney’s Lion King,Jr” is scheduled to run July 20-22, 27-29 and August 3-5 at 7:30 pm as well as July 23, 30 and August 6 at 2:30
Audition Dates are May 31 and June 1 at 6:30 PM call backs if needed will be announced
Auditions will be held at the PACT theater which is located at 2327 State Highway 361 in Port Aransas.
Rehearsals begin June 5th and a comprehensive schedule will be given at the first read through. Summer vacations and other commitments will be taken into consideration, so everyone should audition!
Students must be in 9th grade and under for the school year of 2016-2017
Students should come prepared to sing a portion of one of the following songs from “Disney’s Lion King,jr”:
I just can’t wait to be king
They live in you
Accompaniment will be provided.
Students should be prepared to read for the following characters:
Students should wear lose fitting clothes and be prepared to learn 12 bars of choreography.
NO OPEN TOED SHOES WILL BE ALLOWED
For more information please call 361-749-6036 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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