Auditions: 1/7 (5-7:00 pm) Workshop meetings: begin 1/8 (no class 3/12) 4-7 pm Dress/tech rehearsals: 4/24 &4/26, 5-9 pm Performances: 4/27 & 4/30 7:00 pm Disney's The Lion King has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world. With exciting costuming, staging, and dance, the African savannah will come to life on our stage with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle... and back again, in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale. The Lion King is the story of a young lion prince living in the flourishing African Pride Lands. Born into the royal family, precocious cub Simba spends his days exploring the sprawling savanna grasslands and idolizing his kingly father, Mufasa, while youthfully shirking the responsibility his position in life requires. When an unthinkable tragedy, orchestrated by Simba’s wicked uncle, Scar, takes his father’s life, Simba flees the Pride Lands, leaving his loss and the life he knew behind. Eventually companioned by two hilarious and unlikely friends, Simba starts anew. But when weight of responsibility and a desperate plea from the now ravaged Pride Lands come to find the adult prince, Simba must take on a formidable enemy, and fulfill his destiny to be king. A vibrant and exciting tale from the great creatives at Disney, The Lion King is a story of love and redemption that nobody should miss. Production workshop students can also sign up for dance classes on Saturday if they would like additional practice with dance technique! Sign up for dance class with this order and get a special discount- only $175 for the semester!