Circus News

Cirque du Soleil Casting Call Gives Clues to New Disney World Show

A casting notice posted this month offers a few clues to the new Cirque du Soleil show scheduled for Walt Disney World.

Montreal-based Cirque issued a casting call for a youth or adult who could play a 12-year-old Caucasian girl. Other requirements: The performer’s height must be between 4 feet and 5 feet and she must have a slim figure. The announcement asks that that auditioners have professional acting experience, and notes that skills in drawing, other performing arts or athletics such as gymnastics, dance and circus arts are an asset.

The character is described as the lead character of the new show, whose name has not yet been announced, and said to be “sensitive on the inside, yet fearless on the outside.”

Disney World has been without a Cirque show since the long-running “La Nouba” closed Dec. 31, 2017. The tentlike theater that housed “La Nouba” is still a distinctive part of the skyline at the Disney Springs area of shopping, dining and entertainment…

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