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Live Entertainment Auditions

Live Entertainment Auditions

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Live Entertainment Auditions

Do you live for the stage? Then join our cast of the Midwest's most talented entertainers and technicians! We are currently auditioning and casting for Singers, Dancers, Actors, Comedians and Street Entertainers! Additionally, we are interviewing stage managers with sound & lighting experience, sound, lighting and wardrobe technicians, skilled builders, and other experienced technicians.

  • You must be at least 16 years of age by November 1, 2017 to audition
  • If you cannot audition in person, you may submit a resume and a link to an online video (YouTube or otherwise) to liveent@worldsoffun.com specifying any conflicts you may have from November 1st through December 30th. To be considered for casting, all materials must be received by August 27th.
  • Housing stipends are available for entertainers who move from outside a 50 mile radius of Worlds of Fun.
  • Pay scales vary by position and experience.
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Upcoming Auditions


Who When Where
Singers, Dancers Tuesday, August 8, 2017 Worlds of Fun - Tivoli Music Hall
4545 Worlds of Fun Ave, Kansas City, MO 64161
Registration: Dancers 9:30am & 8pm, Singers 5:30pm
Singers, Dancers, Actors, Technicians Sunday, August 13, 2017 Hilton Garden Inn
19677 E Jackson Dr, Independence, MO 64057
Registration: Singer/Actor 12 - 3pm, Dancer 3 - 5pm
Singers, Dancers, Actors, Technicians Sunday, August 27, 2017 Hilton Garden Inn
19677 E Jackson Dr, Independence, MO 64057
Registration: Singer/Actor 12 - 3pm, Dancer 3 - 5pm


Upcoming Auditions
Singers, Dancers, Actors, Technicians
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 (Singers & Dancers only)
Location: Worlds of Fun - Tivoli Music Hall | 4545 Worlds of Fun Ave, Kansas City, MO 64161
(Registration: Dancers 9:30am & 8pm/Singers 5:30pm)
Sunday, August 13, 2017
Location: Hilton Garden Inn | 19677 E Jackson Dr, Independence, MO 64057
(Registration: Singer/Actor 12 - 3pm, Dancer 3 - 5pm)
Sunday, August 27, 2017
Location: Hilton Garden Inn | 19677 E Jackson Dr, Independence, MO 64057
(Registration Singer/Actor 12 - 3pm, Dancer 3 - 5p)
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Audition Requirements

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Singers

We will be auditioning for singers with rock, pop, and Broadway styles, as well as beatboxers. We have positions for strong performers with great voices who can pick up on stage movement/dance.

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.) Beatboxers must also be able to sing. Please limit your audition to no more than two (2) minutes.  We will provide a CD player and piano/pianist. A Capella auditions will not be accepted. If you wish to accompany yourself with an acoustic guitar, that is also acceptable. If invited to callbacks in the afternoon, please be prepared to dance.

Singers and dancers will be taught a combination on-site

Special note for August 8th auditions: Please prepare two contrasting 16-bar pop/rock or musical theatre selections showing range and personality. Bring sheet music in correct key; accompanist will be provided. Although sheet music is preferred, a CD player will be available. Bring headshot and resume stapled together. You may be called back to move later the same day; bring dance clothes/shoes.

Instrumentalists

Not currently looking for instrumentalists for 2017

Actors, Comedians and Street Entertainers

We are looking for energetic and fun personalities with strong improvisational skills.

We will be auditioning street actors for on grounds entertainment during WinterFest. Theater movement, singing, and storytelling skills are a plus. Please indicate to the staff what you are interested in. Please be prepared for possible improvisation.

Dancers

We will be auditioning dancers for our WinterFest event. A brief dance combination will be taught. Bring form-fitting dance attire (women bring heels and flats), headshot and resume stapled together.

Knowledge of jazz and modern styles encouraged.

Stage Managers, Costume Personnel, Sound & Lighting Engineers, Stage Hands, Skilled Build Labor

Resumes/Applications will be accepted at each audition location. Applicants can also apply online.

PEANUTS Costumed Characters

These lovable costumed characters appear daily in Planet Snoopy, a play area designed exclusively for our youngest guests. In addition to regular Planet Snoopy appearances, we will be auditioning dancers for PEANUTS roles during WinterFest.

Special note for August 8th auditoins: Characters appearing in stage shows must dance. Please come for a Movement Combination at either 10:30 am or 6:30 pm. A brief combination will be taught. Bring dance clothes/shoes. Callbacks may be held following the movement combination. Bring headshot and resume stapled together.

Those planning to apply for these positions should keep the following height restrictions in mind: You must be 4'8" - 5'2". Resumes/Applications will be accepted at each audition location or can be mailed in care of the "Live Entertainment Department" at 4545 Worlds of Fun Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64161.