The Walt Disney World Resort recently shared additional details about the new show that will soon replace Flights of Wonder at the Caravan Theater at Disney's Animal Kingdom. Here's an excerpt from the casting call on DisneyAuditions.com: "Disney Parks Live Entertainment is seeking female actors with strong movement skills, or dance background (experience with classical Indian dance a plus), for a new offering at Disney’s Animal Kingdom at the Walt Disney World Resort."
"Beginning just in time for the 20th anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom next year, this new experience will offer guests the chance to see Senior Wilderness Explorer Russell and his furry friend Dug as they discover species of birds from around the world in their newest adventure at the Caravan Theater in Anandapur village. There will be “UP” close encounters each day with amazing winged creatures! [Disney Parks Live Entertainment is] seeking the following role:
Anika: Female, a young woman who lives in the Anandapur Indian village and spends her time as a caretaker of birds in the Caravan aviary. She is the descendent of a Maharani, the storyteller in her proud family. Her movement and language are colorful and expressive. She is personable, playful, and at home in nature."