December 31, 2008 03:00 PM by Paulene Hinds
If you have ever wanted tostand onthe American Idol stage, even for a minute, your dreams have come true! A new attraction lets visitors to Disney’s Hollywood Studios perform live on stage.
On February 12, 2009, visitors can live the dream of Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood and others who have shot to fame after appearing on the hit TV show as Disney opens anAmerican Idolattraction at Hollywood Studios theme park in Lake Buena Vista.
Disney guests will be able to experience the challenge of auditioning, performing onstage in competition or judging performances in a live interactive entertainment setting which promises all of the glitz and glamour of the real American Idol show which debuted on FOX in 2002.
Guests will be able to audition with a Hollywood Studios producer to be cast in a theme park show. Those selected will get backstage preparation including working with a vocal coach and getting makeup and hair preparation.
Guest performers with the highest votes will compete in an end-of-day grand finale whose winner will be guaranteed a reservation for a regional stadium audition for the American Idol TV show.
In a written announcement, Simon Fuller, the creator of American Idol said, “Disney’s new attraction perfectly captures what we at American Idol feel is the heart and soul of this brand, real people getting a shot to make their dream a reality.”
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