As we reported at Chip and Co. earlier this month, Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be replacing its “Flight of Wonder” bird show with a new offering that combines the show’s emphasis these remarkable feathered friends with characters from Disney•Pixar’s “UP.”
Today, we’re finding out a bit more about this new offering via a Casting Call that was posted on Disney Parks Live Entertainment. The role being advertised is Anika, a woman who lives in Anandapur Indian village and looks after birds in her caravan aviary. Disney describes Anika as a free-spirit and the storyteller in her family. She is noted for her colorful and expressive movement and language as well as her playful nature.
The new show will offer guests a chance to see Senior Wilderness Explorer Russell and his trusted companion Dug as they discover species of birds from around the world. The existing Flights of Wonder show will make its final performance on December 31, 2017. No details have been given as of yet regarding the opening date of this new and exciting Disney offering but it is expected to start running in the Spring of 2018.
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