Audition Details

SEEKING: Actors and Actresses

Improv/Hosting

Male/Female, Improv actors to lead numerous game show style events throughout the day. Must be able to interactive with youngsters, while keeping the action on track

Rockin’ Rhythms Show

Male/Female, Actors/Musicians who are comfortable interacting with crowds and leading groups in Rhythmic fun, introducing them to new music styles and instruments.

Train Comedy/Stunt Show

Male/Female, Actors that will perform in a humorous 5-7 minute stunt style show numerous times during the day. Show numbers can be up 14 performances a day.

Storytellers

Male/Female, who communicate well with children. Ability to engage youngsters and keep stories exciting is a must. Puppetry experience is a plus.

Park Ambassadors

Male/Female, with fantastic guest-service skills, energy, and enthusiasm.

Dinosaur Mascot Performers and Puppeteers

Male/Female. Mascot and Puppeteer experience is preferred but not required but, ability to express emotion through body movement is desired. Mascots are non-speaking roles, and the performer is fully covered, including head, face, and hands.

*Please note that performers will be outdoors in sun and high temperatures for most of the day, and some positions will require light manual labor- i.e. cleaning, prepping, and closing venues/attractions.

 

HOW TO PREPARE:

If you are capable of more than one of these talents, you may prepare multiple audition piece. Please wear clothes and shoes that you are comfortable to move in.

strong>Actors and Storytellers, please prepare a 1 minute comedic monologue suitable for family entertainment.

Ambassadors, Mascots, Puppeteers, and Hosts, please prepare a 30-second introduction of yourself, and you will be given a side to read at the audition. You may also be asked to improv a few scenarios as needed. Puppeteers are welcome to bring any props/puppets needed for your introduction.

If you are capable of more than one of these talents, you may prepare multiple audition pieces. Please wear clothes and shoes that you are comfortable to move in. Actors, Improvisers, and Storytellers, please prepare a 1 minute comedic monologue suitable for family entertainment. Ambassadors, Mascots, and Puppeteers, please prepare a 30-second introduction of yourself, and you will be given a side to read at the audition. You may also be asked to improv a few scenarios as needed. Puppeteers are welcome to bring any props/puppets needed for your introduction.

Dinosaur Mascots and Puppeteer rehearsals may begin as early as the end of February with performances beginning March 14, and running Thursdays-Sundays, Spring Fun Break, select days until June, and all of Summer at the Rock.

Spring Fun Break rehearsals may begin as early as March 9th with performances running April 4th – 12th.

Summer at the Rock rehearsals will begin as early as May 11th with performances running daily from June 13th – August 2nd. All summer employees are expected to work July 4th (Independence Day). Select positions may continue, weekends only, through end of October.

It is not necessary to fill out an online application prior to your audition, but highly suggested. Herschend Family Entertainment Corporation (HFEC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a drug-free workplace.