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02/25/16, 02/28/16, 02/29/16, 03/19/16, 07/17/16, 08/14/16

Worlds of Fun is searching for the Midwest’s most talented entertainers and technicians for our spectacular 2016 season of shows!

2016 Audition Tour


Singers/Instrumentalists/Actors

  • Lawrence, KS - Thursday, February 25: University of Kansas (Kansas Union - KS Room) - Registration 3-5pm

  • Kansas City, MO - Sunday, February 28: Adam’s Mark Hotel & Conference Center (I-70 & Blue Ridge Cutoff) - Registration 9-12pm

  • Warrensburg, MO - Monday, February 29: University of Central Missouri (Union Room 236) Registration 3-5pm


SINGERS: 
• We will be auditioning for singers with rock, pop, Broadway and country styles. We have positions for strong performers with great voices who can pick up on stage movement.
• Please sing one verse and chorus of two contrasting styles of song; one up-tempo and one ballad. Sing any type of music you enjoy, such as rock, pop, show-tunes, etc. (No Rap) Please limit your audition to no more than 2 minutes.
• You must provide your own accompaniment. We will provide a CD player, aux cable, and a piano. A cappella auditions will NOT be accepted. If you wish to accompany yourself with an acoustic guitar, that is also acceptable.

INSTRUMENTALISTS:
• We will be auditioning the following types of instruments for our interactive novelty band:
Piccolo Clarinet
Alto Saxophone Tenor Saxophone
Trumpet Trombone
Tuba Snare Drum
• Please prepare a short, up-beat audition piece in a pop or pep-band style. You may also be asked to play some scales or sight-read.
WE ARE NOT AUDITIONING BANDS

ACTORS:
Prepare a family-oriented, comedic monologue. Theater movement, singing and storytelling skills are a plus. We are looking for energetic and fun personalities with strong improvisational skills. Please limit your audition to 3 minutes.


Instrumentalists/Actors/Comedians/Street Entertainers

  • Kansas City, MO - Saturday, March 19: Worlds of Fun (Tivoli Music Hall) Registration 2-3pm

INSTRUMENTALISTS:
• We will be auditioning the following types of instruments for our interactive novelty band:
Piccolo Clarinet
Alto Saxophone Tenor Saxophone
Trumpet Trombone
Tuba Snare Drum

• Please prepare a short, up-beat audition piece in a pop or pep-band style. You may also be asked to play some scales or sight-read.
WE ARE NOT AUDITIONING BANDS

ACTORS/COMEDIANS/STREET ENTERTAINERS:
Prepare a family-oriented, comedic monologue. Theater movement, singing and storytelling skills are a plus. We are looking for energetic and fun personalities with strong improvisational skills. Please limit your audition to 3 minutes.


Dancers/Actors/Comedians/Street Entertainers (Halloween Haunt)

  • Kansas City, MO - Sunday, July 17: Worlds of Fun (Tivoli Music Hall) Registration 2-3pm

  • Kansas City, MO - Sunday, August 14: Worlds of Fun (Tivoli Music Hall) Registration 2-3pm

DANCERS: This summer we will hold auditions for Dancers for our Halloween Haunt event. We will look for dancers with an aggressive jazz style show exciting and engaging. Please check back for more information regarding these auditions.

ACTORS/COMEDIANS/STREET ENTERTAINERS: This summer we will hold auditions for Talent for our Halloween Haunt event. We are looking for energetic and fun personalities with strong improvisational skills. Please check back for more information regarding these auditions.


PEANUTS™ Costumed Characters

  • These lovable costumed characters appear daily in Planet Snoopy, a play area designed for our youngest guests and their families. Those planning to apply for these positions should keep the following height restrictions in mind: You must be 4’8”-5’2”. Please apply online at worldsoffun.com.

Stage Mangers/Sound/Lighting/Technicians/Costumes

  • Positions available include: lighting/show control, sound, follow spot operators and dressers with sewing experience. Please apply online at worldsoffun.com.

Important Notes:
• You must be at least 16 years of age by May 1, 2016 to audition.
• If you cannot audition in person you may send an audition reel and resume to the address listed below or a digital link to liveent@worldsoffun.com. Please include dates you are available for employment. All materials must be received by February 25, 2016. Materials will not be returned.
• Pay scales for performers start at $525 per week. (Based on a 6 day work week.)
• Housing stipends are available for performers who move from a 50-mile radius to Worlds of Fun
.

For more information on auditions, please contact:

  • Mail: Worlds of Fun Live Entertainment, 4545 Worlds of Fun Ave, Kansas City, MO 64161
  • Phone: (816) 303-5115
  • Email: liveent@worldsoffun.com