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Open Auditions for The Lion King “Cub School”

Disney's The Lion King - Photo by Brinkoff and MogenburgWe have a very special announcement for children who would like to the chance to perform on stage for The Lion King. Open auditions are to be held for The Lion King ‘Cub School’ – the programme where children who have the potential to play Young Simba and Young Nala in Disney’s musical THE LION KING have the opportunity to hone the skills required to take on these challenging roles. 

‘Cub School’ is a free, fourteen-week performance-training programme from which the roles of Young Simba and Young Nala are cast. During the programme, children are trained in the disciplines of dance, voice and acting by teachers who are associated with THE LION KING.

The ‘Cub School’ auditions will take place on Saturday 20 September (registration from 10:30am) at RADA Studios in London.

RADA Studios
16 Chenies Street
London WC1E 7EX
Registration is from 10.30am

Children are not required to prepare anything in advance of the audition for Cub School and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Applicants must be between ages 7 and 11 and below 148cm (4’10”) in height. If you would like to register your place, please send your details and a small photograph to –

While earning a place in Cub School does not guarantee a part in the stage musical, it has proved to be excellent training for young people with the ambition to work on stage.

About The Lion King Musical

Disney’s award-winning musical THE LION KING is entering its 16th triumphant year at London’s Lyceum Theatre. Since its London premiere in 1999, the show remains the West End’s best-selling stage pr oduction and has recently welcomed its 12 millionth visitor. Tickets are currently on sale until 29 March 2015.

THE LION KING follows the adventures of the young lion cub Simba, as he struggles to accept the responsibilities of adulthood and his destined role of King. THE LION KING is produced by Disney Theatrical Productions.

Lyceum Theatre
21 Wellington Street, London WC2E 7RQ
Box Office number: 0844 871 3000

THE LION KING plays Tuesday to Saturday at 7.30pm with matinee performances on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 2.30pm.
There is no performance on a Monday evening.

Written by Janis P.

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