Summer 2020


Registration Opens February 1st!

The African savannah comes to life on 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.

Open to ages 7 and up!

Rehearsals are held every Sunday in Sorrento Valley and Encinitas.  Pick the location that works best for you!

The summer super show is when  Junior Actors from all locations come together to create one giant production!  This show is open to performers of all experience levels!  We can not wait to see the African Savannah live on the stage!

How Does it Work?



The Performance


May 17th 

Check in begins at 8:30am

Auditions begin at 9:00am

Actors should prepare a 1 minute selection from a Broadway show.  Must provide own accompaniment with a pre-recorded, instrumental  track 

Approximate Audition Schedule

9:00-12:00 Individual auditions and vocal rehearsal with entire cast

12:00-3:00 Callbacks and Pizza Party/ Lion King the Movie Viewing Party

3:00-5:00 Dance Audition

Want a full day of JAC?! Our 2021 Season Reveal Party will be from 5:00-6:30!



The Performance


Rehearsals begin June 7th

Time are subject to change slightly after auditions depending on results

Encinitas Rehearsals

Sundays 9:00-1:00

Sorrento Valley Rehearsals 

Sundays 3:00-7:00

If you would like to be considered for a lead role, you will need to commit to a 1 day per week, weekday rehearsal.  Times/Dates will be released after auditions based on availability 


The Performance

The Performance

The Performance

Exact Times are subject to change

Mandatory Rehearsal at Junior Actors Company August 23 9:00am-5:00pm

Dress Rehearsals 

August 26-27 3:30-8:30


August 28th  7:00

August 29th  11:00 and 5:00

August 30th  2:00

at The Howard Brubeck Theater

Additional Info


The Howard Brubeck Theatre

1140 W Mission Rd, San Marcos, CA 92069

located on the campus of Palomar Community College

Beautiful theatre seating around 250 seats!



$200 to Register 

Registration Fee is non-refundable.  This fee will hold your place in the show and is a commitment to the production.  

$235 Production Fee

Due before auditions- Actors are not permitted to audition only for lead roles. Every Role is Important!  The production fee is a commitment and must be paid prior to casting is released 

Includes professional  video of the show!

Option for Monthly Payment plan available 

Tickets-$20 General Admission 

Production fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable.  Please make sure to check your summer schedules before registering! For monthly payment plans, If your Junior Actor drops out of the show you are still responsible for the full production fee


Frequently Asked Questions

Is this a junior production?

--Yes, The Lion King is currently only available to be licensed as a Jr production.  Being the Summer Super Show we will be performing in 2 acts

Will parts be double cast?

--Any part that has 2 deserving actors can and will be double cast! All parts are not guaranteed to be double cast.

We are going on vacation, is it ok to have absences?

--Yes, absences are accepted.  For the Summer show I will take a maximum of 3 unless you have spoken to me ahead of time

How will the Extra Weekday practices work?

-- Once casting is done, I will submit a rehearsal schedule of who will be required for the weekday lead rehearsals. You will be able to submit conflicts on your audition form.

I only want to attend Encinitas rehearsals is that possible?  (same question for Sorrento Valley)

--Yes, you will be able to submit your preferred rehearsal location on your audition form.

My child has no experience, can they sign up?

--Yes!  At JAC we are accepting of all levels.  Everyone has to start somewhere! 

We are unavailable on the audition date, is there a makeup?

--Yes, anyone that can not make the audition date can schedule a make up or submit via video.  This will NOT affect casting.


The Mini Company

There are no productions offered for the mini company ages 4-6 over the summer.  We highly suggest they try out one of our many summer camps with new themes offered every week in both Encinitas and Sorrento Valley!