Open Auditions for Dancers in the Disney Musical: ‘Newsies’


Dancers are required in Nashville and Detroit for Disney’s epic musical: Newsies

About the Show – Disney Show Newsies

Newsies is an American musical drama created in 1992, produced by Walt Disney Pictures starring Ann-Margrett, Robert Duvall, Bill Pullman, Christian Bale, and David Moscow. The show is inspired by the actual New York City Newsboy and is set in the year 1899.  It is about homeless children who hustle newspapers to earn money to put food on the table. The Broadway musical is produced by Disney Theatrical Productions and won a Tony Award for its choreography.

Open Auditions for Disney Musical Show – Nashville and Detroit

Casting team and directors of the Broadway show are going on a national tour to search for strong male dancers who are technically trained, have a flexible body, and are able to tap dance and sing well. Open auditions will be held this week in Nashville, TN and Detroit, Michigan for the Disney musical show. Additionally, the show is accepting videos for the principals, singers, and equity.

Casting directors are looking for confident and active dancers who are skilled and trained. Remember Micheal Kidd? He was an American stage and film choreographer, actor and dancer who lead Broadway and film musicals from 1940s to 1950s. One of the necessary requirements for the dancers is to tap and sing well.

Dance Auditions in Nashville, TN

Auditions in Nashville will be held on Friday, December 11, 2015 with New York Dance Alliance (NYDCA). If you are interested in the auditions, you must come prepared with dance practice. Additionally, you can wear or bring your own sneakers, comfortable shoes, or tap shoes.  You should wear the type of clothing in which you can move comfortably in.  If you fulfill the following description then do not miss the opportunity.

  • Age: 16 – 22 years

  • Ethnicity: Any

  • Gender: Male

All dancers must come on time as no late comers will be admitted. They must come with their recent colored photo and their resume for consideration.

When: Friday, December 11, 2015

Where: Garylord Opryland Hotel Nashville, TN 37214

Time: 3:30 P.M.

Auditions Timings: 4:00 P.M.

Note: Participation in the NYDCA is not required for the auditions of Newsies.

Dance Auditions in Detroit, Michigan

Auditions will be held on Tuesday, December 15, 2015. If you think you have the ability to dance and make an impact, then try your luck and come to the auditions. You are allowed to wear any shoes in which you feel comfortable in. For the auditions at Detroit, you must fulfill the following description.

  • Age: 16 – 22 years

  • Ethnicity: Any

  • Gender: Male

All applicants must be punctual as no late comers will be permitted to come in for the auditions. Also, they must have their recent colored photos and a resume.

When: Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Where: Detroit Opera House Margo V. Cohen Center for Dance 1526 Broadway Street, 5th Floor, Detroit, MI 48226

Time: 12:00 P.M.

Auditions Timings: 12:30 P.M.

Note: You may be asked to sing a song for both the auditions later, after the dance auditions.

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  1. I live in the uk and this something I’ve been interested in all my life I’ve been to stage school as a young girl and I’m a trained dancer could you help me in any way

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