Halloween Express Characters Needed
Location: Burlington, VT
Costumed Character Actors Needed for Halloween Express!
GET PAID to be a costumed character for Halloween Express! The event is geared toward families with young children and will be held at ECHO in Burlington and includes a train ride to Shelburne and back for some of the characters.
Whether you’re entertaining kids as Elsa from “Frozen” at the pre-boarding party at ECHO or riding the train as Marshall from Paw Patrol, this is your opportunity to put a smile on the faces of 2,500+ kids and their families, and create a super fun atmosphere for local families to enjoy! You can visit www.HalloweenExpressVT.com to learn more about the event.
Read below for more details on this fun gig!
NOTE: These positions can also be filled by those wanting volunteer service hours: we are raising funds for the nonprofit ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain as part of the event.
The costumed characters with an asterisk below are those that require a handler to be with them at all times. Handlers are volunteer positions.
Details: Costumes provided. Shift options to choose from: 7am-2pm and/or 1pm-8pm on Saturday, Oct. 29 and/or Sunday Oct. 30, 2016.
Training during first hour of shift. Three breaks per shift. Pay is $75 per shift, plus pizza and drinks provided. Sign up for more than one shift and receive a $25 bonus for each additional shift beyond your first shift (i.e., first shift: $75, second shift: $100, third shift: $100, fourth shift: $100).
Characters for Pre-Boarding Party – held at ECHO Leahy Center, Burlington prior to each train ride (parties are approx. one hour each, three parties per shift – break in between each party)
Elsa from “Frozen” – Women’s size 4 tall – POSITION IS FILLED
*Olaf from “Frozen” – Men’s S, Women’s M – POSITION IS FILLED
*Minion – Men’s S, Women’s M
*Mickey Mouse – Tall L-XL
*Paw Patrol – Skye – Men’s M-L, Women’s L (must be either 5 ft. 11”-6 ft. or around 5 ft. 8”)
*Paw Patrol – Marshall – Men’s M-L, Women’s L (approx. 5 ft. 10-5 ft. 11”)
Characters for Train – ride on train, board at ECHO Leahy Center, Burlington, and travel to Shelburne and back (ride is approx. one hour, three rides per shift – break in between each ride)
Snow White – Women’s M, size 6-8
Belle – Women’s M
Superman – L, XL
Cat in the Hat – L, tight velour suit – NEEDED FOR SATURDAY ONLY
Ariel – Women’s M
Raphael – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle – One size fits all
Anna from “Frozen” – S petite
*Paw Patrol – Chase – Men’s M-L, Women’s L (approx. 5 ft. 10)
Please email a resume or letter to Marianne@eventmoguls.com that includes complete contact information, as well as a list of: your performance experience; experience working with children and families; community service and employment experience. Please also include a head shot in your email. Background check required.
Note: We also need to be aware of any health restrictions that could cause you to become nauseous in a costume or on the train such as claustrophobia, vertigo, previous concussion, motion sickness, etc. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have immediate questions, call Marianne at 872-9000 x118.
Audition dates will be emailed to you once you send us all the information requested above.
City or Location of call: Burlington, VT
Please submit to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 2016-10-14
This casting notice was posted by: Event Moguls