Open Audition! Role of Young Simba For The Manila Season of Disney's The Lion King this August

Published · Tuesday, July 18, 2017 04:37 PM

Michael Cassel Group in association with Disney Theatrical Productions announces a further open call audition for the male child’s role in the world’s #1 musical, Disney’s THE LION KING on Friday 4 August, 2017.

The first international tour of THE LION KING, which premieres in Manila in March 2018 at The Theatre at Solaire, is searching for boys from ages 9 to 12 for the role of Young Simba. The Manila premiere is presented by Concertus. 

The search is on for confident children with personality, natural actors / singers who can move well. Previous performing experience is not necessary.

All Performers must pre-register for the open call by contacting the Children’s Casting Director - Atlantis Theatrical Entertainment Group - on: PHONE: +63 650-5144, (0995) 985 9718, (0945) 338 6126 or (0917) 838 1534 or EMAIL:

Deadline for registration is July 30th 2017

“The Philippines is rich with wonderfully talented performers and we are excited to not only bring this wonderful production to Manila for the very first time, but to welcome to the cast young Filipino actors who will join performers from South Africa and around the world in bringing this show to audiences in Manila.” commented Producer of the international tour, Michael Cassel.

Beyond Manila, the international tour will enjoy additional engagements in Singapore, Korea, Taiwan and South Africa, with other engagements to be announced.

Children will be asked to prepare the last verse of “Just Can’t Wait to be King” and bring with them a 3R headshot, birth certificate, a parent/guardian’s written consent, and be prepared to fill out a registration form upon arrival. Each child must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

For further information about THE LION KING or to sign up to be the first in line for tickets, visit:



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