Warm up those vocal chords and prep for stardom as American Idol is coming to Orlando this month for auditions.
Of course, ABC's Idol isn't stopping just anywhere. The hit show (on a network owned by the Walt Disney Company) is coming to Disney Springs Aug. 17, marking the first audition city for the show's new season.
Announced today, American Idol officials said former winners Jordin Sparks, Kris Allen and Ruben Studdard will make a special appearance to greet some audition participants during the kickoff celebration. Celebrity judges will not be here for the auditions, according to the Disney Parks Blog.
Show officials are expecting big crowds and encourage hopefuls to arrive early. Parking will be available beginning at 4 a.m. at the surface parking lot on the west side of Disney Springs, near House of Blue and Cirque du Soleil. And, no. Overnight camping isn't allowed.
Registration begins at 6 a.m. and closes at noon or earlier, depending on when they hit capacity. The Walt Disney World stop can accommodate 4,000 singers, according to ABC. Auditions begin at 8 a.m.
To pre-register, visit americanidol.com.
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