Calling all Soul fans!
An incredibly exciting new character is going to be making his debut in the Disney Parks! For the millions of Guests that visit Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort every day, getting to meet the incredible assortment of characters in the Parks is a huge highlight. Disney is constantly trying to add new characters from their movies and series so that Guests can always experience new things during their visits.
Now, fans are thrilled to know that a character from the movie Soul is coming to the Disneyland Resort!
Disney Seeking Jazz Pianists to Portray ‘Soul’ Character
Disney has announced that they are seeking jazz musicians who resemble Joe Gardner, the lead character from Pixar’s movie, Soul. The casting call, which was published by Disney Live Entertainment, says that are seeking;
“Performer must be able to play proficiently in the solo piano jazz style. Will be required to learn specific music. Performers must be able to engage with Guests within the story of the film. Knowledge of jazz music and historical musicians is a plus.
Right now, Disney is seeking virtual submissions, but soon they will open up in-person callbacks in mid-September.
A new Disneyland Resort casting call says Disney Live Entertainment is seeking solo jazz pianists to portray Joe Gardner from Pixar's 'Soul' in an upcoming offering at the resort. In-person callbacks are set for mid-September. pic.twitter.com/m3JlR8f49s
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Unique Offering Excites Guests
Fans are very excited about this new addition, as Soul is such a beloved movie. Joe Gardner is the central character in Pixar’s Soul, voiced by the talented actor Jamie Foxx. This Disney Pixar film takes viewers on a captivating journey, exploring the meaning of life and the pursuit of one’s passion.
In the movie, Joe Gardner is a middle school band teacher who dreams of becoming a successful jazz musician. His journey takes a twist when an accident leads him to “the great before,” a realm where souls prepare for life on Earth. This story is a reminder to enjoy the simple joys of life and always follow your dreams.
As of now, there is no information as to where this character will be found.