Auditions for Actors, Cultural Hosts and Costumed Characters at Busch Gardens Williamsburg

By | April 10, 2015

Location: Williamsburg, VA

Type: General Performers

Auditions for Actors, Cultural Hosts and Costumed Characters at Busch Gardens Williamsburg
Saturday April 11 and April 18 from 10 am to 3 pm.

Seeking performers for:

French Quarter
East Asia
Costumed Characters

Busch Gardens hires friendly and dynamic personalities to serve as Cultural Host Performers representing countries from around the world for the Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival. Applicants for these positions should demonstrate an ability to memorize cultural facts and detailed menu descriptions and enthusiastically engage with guests throughout the day in an outdoor environment. Accent work and formal acting experience is helpful, but not necessary. Rehearsals take place in early May.

Busch Gardens


Performance dates are every Friday, Saturday & Sunday May through June. with approximately 8-10 hours scheduled per day. Don’t miss your chance to be part of this exciting event! Click here to learn more about the Entertainment Department.

We are also looking for personable, animated people with fun, outgoing personalities to perform as Sesame Street characters, as well as our signature seasonal characters like Frosty and Penguins. Performing experience is not necessary, but you should be able to follow simple dance steps and wear a full-body character costume. Selected individuals will perform regularly as a costumed character in appearances, photo opportunities, and park shows.

Applicants must also be able to perform the duties of a character escort, interact with guests and maintain safety standards. You must be able to stand for long periods of time; lift, push and pull 45 lbs., be between 4’10” and 6’3″, and be able to perform in extreme temperatures. The auditions are based primarily on movement, physical coordination and attitude.

Auditions held at Busch Gardens Entertainment Department
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Payment: Paid

City or Location of call: Williamsburg, VA

This casting notice was posted by: Busch Gardens Williamsburg

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