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Music Intern - The Lion King London
Are you interested in working on one of Disney’s most iconic musicals?
Disney is recruiting a music intern for The Lion King London. We are looking for a music intern to come on board once a week for six weeks, to be truly
immersed in what is involved in working on such a large scale show. You will work closely
with the Musical Director, observing and learning about leading rehearsals, conducting both
cast and orchestra, and being the heartbeat of the live show.
The sessions will explore and workshop the following:
The day-to-day role of the musical director in a large-scale musical theatre
Collaboration, and the departments involved in a musical theatre production.
Theatre-specific piano and keyboard techniques, for rehearsal and orchestra pit
Conducting in musical theatre.
Preparing to MD a musical theatre production.
‘Depping’ in musical theatre.
The rehearsal process, and teaching ensemble vocals.
African languages used in The Lion King.
Who we’re looking for:
We are particularly interested in hearing from applicants from groups currently
underrepresented in the musical theatre industry.
Aged 18 or over.
Must be able to work in the evenings.
Should have strong piano playing ability and be currently studying or looking to study
piano at undergraduate level or equivalent. Recently graduated would also be
suitable. However, having a qualification or degree is not a necessity.
Should have an interest in conducting - experience encouraged but not necessary.
Someone who is keen to work in a collaborative environment.
Knowledge of setting up, maintaining and operation of Sound systems.
Someone with an interest in a diverse range of music and styles.
How to apply. Please prepare and send the following:
A short piece or extract of classical music - anything you enjoy playing that has been
learnt from sheet music (max 2 mins)
A contrasting piece of pop, rock, or jazz, which shows your abilities to play rhythm
piano, keeping strong time (can be from sheet music, learnt by ear, or improvised)
(max 2 mins)