Auditions for Disney Star Wars Show in Florida and Los Angeles

Open auditions for STAR WARS Weekends: Chewbacca, Darth Vader, Jedi Master & Ewok Performers

Disney is bringing back the Star Wars Weekends this summer and now casting for performers to fill the roles of Chewy, Darth Vader and the Ewoks. The Star Wars Weekend auditions will be held next month at Disney Orlando. On the west coast, Disney is also doing auditions for the Jedi Academy and is seeking an actor for the role of Darth Vader and a Jedi Master.

One of the most beloved movies of all time will be celebrated at the happiest place on Earth this summer. The annual event that celebrates the classic sci-fi film series will return to Disney parks which means performers are needed to fill the iconic roles. The annual event includes special shows, presentations and of course, Disney Star Wars memorabilia. The annual event begins in mid May 2015 and will run through the middle of June. Rehearsals for the performers will begin in April.

If you love Star Wars and would love to dress up as one of your favorite characters and make some money at it, here is your shot.

Disney Star Wars event holding open auditions

The Star Wars Weekends event is held May 14 – June 15, 2015. Rehearsals occur during the month of April. Those considered for the event must be available for all rehearsals and performances. Performers are only hired on for seasonal employment. Seeking performers local to the Central Florida area.

Chewbacca, Darth Vader & Ewok Performers

The events casting directors are seeking performers local to the Orlando area to join the cast

Height ranges are strictly adhered to. Performers will be measured prior to the audition.
Darth Vader and Chewbacca: Males, 6’3″ – 6’10″, with slender to athletic builds. Should have basic rhythmic coordination.
Ewoks: Male or Female, 4′ – 4’10”. Should have basic rhythmic coordination.
All performers should be comfortable wearing full body costumes that may restrict both vision and movement, and will require performing in hot and humid outdoor weather.

Auditions will be held at Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL at the Disney Animal Kingdom Rehearsal Facility.


This audition is only seeking performers to portray Darth Vader, Chewbacca, and the Ewoks. NO OTHER ROLES will be cast from this audition.

Disney Creative Entertainment is seeking performers for Star Wars Weekends, performed at Disney  Hollywood Studios® at the Walt Disney World® Resort near Orlando, FL.

NOTE: we will only be casting for the roles mentioned above. No other characters will be cast from this audition.

Audition Location:

Thursday, February 19, 2015, 10:00 AM
Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Rehearsal Facility
3271 Sherberth Rd
Kissimmee, FL 34747
Sign in: 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM – Late applicants will not be allowed to audition. There is no need to arrive any earlier than 9:00 AM

Open to College Program Cast Members on the Domestic Spring Advantage program. Students with a departure date in May or June 2015 are not elgible. International College Program students are not eligible.

Jedi Training Academy – Darth Vader

Anaheim, CA at the Disneyland Resort
Disney Character Performers Saturday, January 31, 2015, 09:00 AM

Disney Parks Talent Casting is seeking energetic actors to perform in Jedi Training Academy,
an outdoor, stage show at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim.

Darth Vader, 18+, 6’3 1/2″, athletic build, strong movement skills; sword training a plus.

Audition Location:

Saturday, January 31, 2015, 09:00 AM

Disneyland Resort  Team Disney Anaheim
700 W. Ball Rd.
Anaheim, CA 92802

Park in the Team Disney parking structure off Ball Road and Cast Place, and proceed to the Security area. Bring a picture ID to be admitted backstage. Non-restrictive clothing; tennis/dance shoes are required;

Jedi Training Academy – Jedi Master

 Audition Date and Location – Monday, February 02, 2015, 10:00 AM

Debbie Reynolds Studios
6514 Lankershim Blvd.
N. Hollywood, CA 91606
Debbie Reynolds Studio, N. Hollywood, CA

Disney Parks Talent Casting is seeking energetic actors to perform in Jedi Training Academy, an outdoor, stage show at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim.

Seeking: Jedi Master
Male or Female:
Athletic build, good physical shape, moves well, sword work a plus. Strong actor with comedic timing and improv skills. Ability to interact and connect with your guests.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and be authorized to work in the United States.

Please DO NOT come dressed in costume. Please wear non-restrictive clothing. Tennis/Dance shoes are required

Open to all Cast Members from all lines of business, including Entertainment.

Open call for Stra Wars in Orlando and L.A.


This Post Has 3 Comments

  1. Raine

    I hope I get the call backs I real want this role.

  2. Giacinto Pira

    I’d be interested for the Anaheim Darth Vader Shows. I am only available for weekend work or rehearsals. Please check out my Darth Vader Performance at the YouTube link above, I am at the 4 minute point. I am 6″ 6″ in my own costume, 6″ 1″ out of costume. I am a 501st Legion Member #SL2766, so I am very experienced at performing in costume, and have basic fencing skills. Please check out the video above, and contact me with any interest.

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