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This workshop requires application before ticket package purchase.

Follow in the footsteps of Disney performers as you go through the process of a simulated audition. Learn choreography and vocals adapted from an actual Disney production and gain insider tips to make your audition stand out!

  • Disneyland Resort, California
  • Year-Round
  • High School

Workshop Overview

Intermediate to advanced dance ensembles experience an audition like no other—where the teaching artist critiques performances as a show director and choreographer to instill confidence in each performer. Students will learn a selection adapted from a Disney production and gain important insights into performance and how to land jobs as musical theater professionals.

During this 90-minute session, performers will be put through the paces as they:

  • Gain an understanding of preparation techniques and exercises
  • Rehearse a number with vocals and choreography based on a Disney production
  • Learn tricks of the trade for bringing out your individuality as an artist

Requirements: This course has a minimum of 20 participants. Ensembles must provide a video submission. Minimum age is 14 years old.

National Core Arts Standards

Disney Performing Arts Workshops fulfill many of the National Core Arts Standards for creation, performing, responding and connecting. Review the standards explored through this experience.

How to Apply

Submit your completed Disney Performing Arts Application to us at least 8 weeks before the requested date of your event. (Application materials can be accepted up to one year in advance.)

Your group's audition will be evaluated on the following:

  • Appearance and costumes
  • Interpretation and execution of music, choreography and/or marching
  • Showmanship and stage presence
  • Accompanists
  • Overall show value

See the Disneyland® Resort Audition Guidelines for full details. Don't forget to have your director sign all applications.

Please note: You must apply and receive confirmation of acceptance before purchasing your tickets!