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Calling all performers! Kings Island to hold auditions for 2019 season

Don Helbig

Area Manager Digital Marketing - Kings Island

Twitter: @DonHelbig 

  

Do you love the stage? Do you enjoy being in the spotlight? If so, then it’s time to loosen up those vocal cords and polish your dancing shoes. Kings Island will be casting for a wide range of exciting opportunities for the 2019 summer and WinterFest seasons.

Auditions will be held at Kings Island in The Beast Room in the Human Resources Building October 27-28 from 12-5 p.m.; November 1 and November 8 from 5-8 p.m. and December 20-22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Off-site auditions will be held October 30 at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for vocalists, musicians, actors and technicians.

All performers and technicians will be seen in the order they arrive on the audition dates.

Interested performers should prepare the following:

Singers: Prepare at least one up-tempo and one ballad in a pop style. You may not sing a cappella. An accompanist will be provided. Bring sheet music in the proper key or pre-recorded instrumental sound tracks (without lead vocals) on CD. You may be asked to read a brief monologue and to dance, so bring appropriate clothes and shoes for movement. Singers need to bring a current photo and one-page resume.

Dancers: Kings Island is looking for energetic, technically trained dancers experienced in jazz, ballet, hip-hop and acrobatics for an exciting new production. Dancers will be taught a combination during the audition. If dancers sing, please bring music as specified above. Please come prepared in comfortable and appropriate clothing and shoes. Dancers need to bring a current photo and one-page resume.

Musicians: Kings Island is casting for drums, trumpet, keyboard, bass, guitar, alto and tenor saxophone and trombone. Please prepare two pieces of music in an up-tempo style. Musicians may be asked to sight read at the audition. Must be available six days per week June through mid-August and have open availability.

Variety Artists: Kings Island is looking for unique and creative acts. If you are an experienced performance artist with an awesome approach to entertainment, please prepare a montage of your best work no longer than four minutes in length. Please bring a current photo and one-page resume.

WinterFest Characters and Actors: Kings Island is looking for experienced actors with strong improv skills and excellent comedic timing to perform various roles throughout the park during the 2019 winter holiday season. Please prepare a short family-friendly monologue and a one-page resume.

Show Characters: Energetic and animated dancers are needed for productions featuring costumed characters. Please come prepared in comfortable and appropriate clothing and shoes for a movement audition. Please bring a current photo and a one-page resume.

Character Cohort: The Park is looking for enthusiastic individuals to provide assistance to characters during their walks.  Please bring a current photo and one-page resume. 

Technicians/Costumers: Interviews will be conducted for experienced sound operators, lighting operators, follow spot operators, stage crew and costumer positions. Interviews will be held on Audition Dates on a first-come, first-served basis.  Please bring a one-page resume with references.

Singers may be asked to stay for the Dancer Audition. Auditions will take place in order of arrival within your talent category. You must be at least 15 years of age to audition and/or interview. Auditions are limited to two minutes. Times listed are for registration only. The audition procedure may take a long time – please be prepared to wait. Equal opportunity employer.

For more information on Kings Island’s 2019 entertainment auditions call (513) 754-5740.

 

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