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Casting Call: Child Actor for "The Lion King" - Open Call Audition

Position Overview: We are seeking talented children aged 9-12 to audition for the roles of Simba and Nala in the beloved musical "The Lion King." This is a fantastic opportunity for young performers who can sing, dance, and act to be part of a major theatrical production. No prior performance experience is required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform the last verse of "I Just Can’t Wait To Be King" at the audition.
  • Participate in singing, dancing, and acting activities during the audition process.
  • Engage with directors and casting staff in a professional manner.
  • Prepare for potential callbacks and further audition requirements.


  • Age: Must be between 9 to 12 years old at the time of the audition.
  • Height: Must be between 52” and 57” tall.
  • Skills: Ability to sing, dance, and act. Performers will portray the African cubs Simba and Nala.
  • Location: Must be a local hire from Toronto or surrounding areas.
  • Supervision: Must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times during the audition.

What to Prepare:

  • Candidates are required to prepare the last verse of the song “I Just Can’t Wait To Be King.” An accompanist will be provided at the venue.

Compensation Details:

  • This is a professional theatre production; thus, all roles are paid. Specific compensation details will be provided upon successful casting.

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