Professional Development

AAPI Musical Theater & Dance Workshop

Friday, April 12, 2024
10:30 – 1:30PM

Join the Disney Talent Casting team for an interactive audition experience on the global performance opportunities available with Disney Live Entertainment. During the workshop, we will discuss best practices and open the space for questions to better position yourself for success.

The workshop will be led by Victor Farinas, Casting Administration Manager, Talent Casting Strategy & Initiatives and Brent Bejsovec, Casting Director, Disney Cruise Line.

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM: Best Practices and Q&A
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Vocalist/Actor Mock Auditions
12:00 PM – 12:15 PM: Break
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM: Dance call

PLEASE NOTE: This workshop is geared towards musical theater artists, actors, and/or dance artists. The “Best Practices and Q&A” presentation is mandatory, however, you may join for either, neither, or both the vocalist/actor audition portion or the dance call.

This event is FREE and RSVP is required to hold your space. You do not need to audition in order to join the workshop. Refreshments will be provided.

For the vocalist/actor mock auditions: Those selected to present work to the group should prepare a 1–2-minute monologue/song that serves as a preferred audition piece along with headshots and resumes. An accompanist will be provided. Select material you have an organic connection to that tells a story that you bring to life in an honest way.

If you would like to be considered for the audition portion of the workshop, please send your headshot and resume to with subject line: “DLE Audition Workshop” by Wednesday, April 3 at 11:59pm ET. A4 will select and notify 6-8 participants by Friday, April 5th. If you are selected, prior to the audition, please visit to create or update your audition profile.

For the dance call: Come prepared to move as participants will be guided through an optional dance call.

Accessibility: Open Jar Studios spaces are wheelchair accessible. They have two single occupancy ADA restrooms on the premises (one on each floor). For Open Jar Studios full accessibility offerings please visit their website here.

If you need CART Transcription, ASL interpretation, large print, or any other accommodations for this event, please email at least one week before this event.

Organized by

Justine Lee


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