Open auditions ahead of the Lion King heading to the Hippodrome this Autumn.
The hugely successful show will be opening their UK tour here in Bristol.
It will be in our city from September for an 11-week run to mark the Hippodrome's 100th birthday.
A convoy of 18 lorries will transport more than 200 puppets and 700 handcrafted costumes and sets and include a cast of 52 performers.
The musical is based on the 1994 Disney animated film and tells the story of young lion cub Simba, as he journeys through life and struggles to accept the responsibilities of adulthood and his destined role of King.
Thomas Schumacher, producer and president of Disney Theatrical Productions said discussions about taking the production out on a UK tour have been taking place behind closed doors for many years.
He said: "We didn't want to do anything with The Lion King that was anything but top drawer – if we were going to do this, we wanted to deliver the full Lion King experience."
Disney are going to be holding open auditions on the 16th June for youngsters to play the role of the young Nala and Simba.
The company told us: "We're looking for children ages 9-12, between 52"-58" in height, who can sing, dance and act to play the African lion cubs Simba and Nala. Children of all backgrounds are encouraged to attend and no performance experience is necessary. Children should be prepared to be taught the last verse of Just Can't Wait to be King. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Parents or guardians must remain at the audition site at all times. Please be prepared to wait!"
The auditions take place on Saturday 16th June. Registration from 9am and auditions begin at 10am and will be held at the Bristol Dance Centre, Jacobs Well's Road, Bristol, BS8 1DX.