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School Musical

Wagner Ranch's 2022-2023 School Musical

Disney's The Lion King Jr.

Directed & Choreographed by Joy In Motion

lion king jr. poster

Welcome to this year’s 4th & 5th Grade School Musical! We invite all 4th and 5th graders to participate in the theater program, which offers the students the opportunity to perform on stage. The students will work on developing self-confidence, singing and acting skills, as well as the importance of teamwork. We are especially excited to be teaming up with Joy in Motion and its Executive Director, Justin Cole, who is a former Wagner Ranch parent!

This year will be limited to 2 Casts of 25 with up to 10 crew members per cast.
Cast Participant Registration Fee - $425
Stage Crew Participant Registration Fee - $150

BOTH Casts Audition & Rehearse: Wednesdays, October 5, 12, 19, 26 from 1:15 - 3:30pm

*Initial auditions will be held on October 5th and we will continue with Callbacks and full group work on the 12th. We hope to have the casting finalized by October 19th and will continue to work as ONE LARGE GROUP through the end of October.

Starting November 2, rehearsal times change to each Wednesday:
Cast 1 from 1:15 - 2:45pm & Cast 2 from 3:00 - 4:30pm

*No Rehearsals 11/23/22 (Thanksgiving) or 12/21/22 &  12/28/22 (Winter Break).
*Auditions & Rehearsals will be held in the Multipurpose Room at Wagner Ranch

PARENT MEETING: Monday, October 17 at 6:30pm

DRESS REHEARSALS:  Wednesday March & Thursday, March 23

SHOW DATES:  Friday, March 24 & Saturday, March 25 (Times TBD)

REGISTRATION OPENS: Monday, September, 26th
For more detailed information and registration and payment details, visit Joy in Motion’s
website at and look for the Wagner Ranch Tab.

Please contact Carly Lilquest ( or Laurie Schmitt (

*Applications for need based scholarships will be available in the office.