Kids: Audition for ‘Disney’s Lion King JR.’


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WILLMINGTON — Clinton County Kids and Company is holding auditions for its 26th season children’s shows on Saturday, June 8 from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Wilmington High Sool Auiteria.

They are looking for a large energetic cast of children and teens and will audition children and teens ages 6-18. No preparation is necessary for the audition.

The musical “Disney’s Lion King JR.” will be presented at the Wilmington High School Auditeria on June 28 at 7 p.m. and June 29 at 1 p.m. This Disney favorite will be directed by Ken Lydy, Director of Theatre at Wilmington High School.

“No need to prepare anything,” said Lydy. “Come with energy and ready to have fun.”

“Disney’s The Lion King JR.” brings the African savannah to life on-stage with Simba, Rafiki and a cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle and back again.

“I am very excited that we are celebrating our 26th season this year of Kids and Company,” said Lois A. Hock, Managing Director. “We are looking for children teens with lots of energy and creativity. There’s no charge for children participating in the production and we need lots of backstage help behind the scenes so let us know if you are interested in working backstage.”

Clinton County Kids and Company is a non-profit arts organization for children and youth. It is made possible through the generous support of the following sponsors: The Galvin Family Foundation, Charles Fischer Trust Fund, Peoples Bank, Wilmington College, Barbara Bayless, Wilmington News Journal, LCNB Bank, Mr. & Mrs. Fred Matthews, Phil and Vicki Snow, Chuck Watts with Edward Jones Investments, Mary Kathryn Hilberg, Ruth Stuckey, Waring Office Supplies, The Crave Candy & Nuts, Becky & Steven Haines, Wilmington AM Rotary, Wilmington Kiwanis Club, Wilmington Eagles Auxiliary, Bill Marine Ford, Judy Gano, Bennett Realty, Elizabeth Haskins, Dick & Karen Williams, Shari Murphy, Jan Hiatt, Carolyn Williams, Terry Miller, Neil & Ruth Snarr, Kevin & Tonya Snarr, David & Mary Ann Raizk, Teresa & Ron Rembert, Lenna Mae & Larry Gara, Keith & Jeanette Gerritz, Carole Erdman, Marta Wilkinson, Shoppes at the Mill, Laura Struve, Charlotte & Clifford Fahrer, Beta Master Chapter, ACT, Papsy’s Place, and Jim & Sue Reynolds, as well as anonymous donations.

For more information or directions to auditions, please call Lois A. Hock at Wilmington College at 937481-2293 or at: http://bit.ly/KidsandCompany. Like them on Facebook to get the most up-to-date information or directions.

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