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Audition Tour Casting Call Dates


* Singers/Dancers * Instrumentalists *

Warrensburg, MO Tuesday, February 21, 2017 University of Central Missiouri
Union: 236
Registration 3 - 5pm
Kansas City, MO Sunday, February 26, 2017 Hilton Garden Inn Independence
19677 E Jackson Dr
Registration 10am - 2pm
Lawrence, KS Monday, February 27, 2017 Kansas University
Kansas Union, KS Room
Registration 3 - 5pm













* Instrumentalists *

Kansas City, MO Saturday, April 22, 2017 Worlds of Fun 
Registration 2 - 3pm






* Dancers * Actors * Comedians * Street Entertainers *

Kansas City, MO Sunday, August 13, 2017 Worlds of Fun 
Tivoli Music Hall
Registration 2 - 3pm
Kansas City, MO Sunday, August 27, 2017 Worlds of Fun
Tivoli Music Hall
Registration 2 - 3pm









Please Note:

  • You must be at least 16 years of age by May 1, 2017 to audition
  • If you cannot audition in person, you may send a DVD and resume to the address listed at the bottom of the page, specifying the dates you will be available. To be considered for summer casting, all materials must be received by February 25th, 2017. The materials will not be returned.
  • Pay scales for entertainers start at $525 per week. Based on a 6 day work week.
  • Housing stipends are available for entertainers who move from outside a 50 mile radius of Worlds of Fun.
  • Pay scales for technicians, dressers, and costumed characters vary by position.


Singers

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

Audition Requirements:
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 two (2) minutes. You must provide your own accompaniment. We will provide a CD player and a piano. 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.


Instrumentalists

We will be auditioning the following types of instrumentalists for our interactive novelty band (we are NOT auditioning bands):
  • Trumpet
  • Clarinet
  • Tuba
  • Piccolo
  • Trombone
  • Snare Drum
  • Tenor Saxophone
  • Alto Saxophone
Audition Requirements:
All instrumentalists must audition individually. Choose two selections of contrasting styles that demonstrate your versatility. Avoid highly progressive jazz and hard rock. Please limit your audition to no more than three (3) minutes. Drummers should bring a snare drum and cymbal. Audition material will be provided. We are not auditioning bands.


Actors, Comedians, & Street Entertainers

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

Audition Requirements:
We will be auditioning street actors for on grounds entertainment and Halloween Haunt. Theater movement, singing, and storytelling skills are a plus. Please indicate to the staff what you are interested in.


Dancers

We will be auditioning dancers for our Halloween Haunt & WinterFest events. We look for dancers who are exciting with an aggressive jazz style.

Audition Requirements:
Please do not perform tap or ballet. Your entire audition should not exceed three (3) minutes. A CD player will be provided.


Stage Managers, Costume Personnel, Sound & Lighting Engineers, Stage Hands


Resumes/Applications will be accepted at each audition location.
Applicants can also apply online click here to complete an application


PEANUTSTM Costumed Characters

These lovable costumed characters appear daily in Planet Snoopy, a play area designed exclusively for our youngest guests.
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.


For More Information:
Write or Call - Live Entertainment Auditions
liveent@worldsoffun.com or (816) 303-5114

Worlds of Fun - Live Entertainment Department
4545 Worlds of Fun Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64161