Howl-O-Scream Scare Actor (Live Audition)

SeaWorld San Diego


Howl-O-Scream Scare Actor Live Audition:

Howl-O-Scream Event – Seasonal Position

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Event Details:
SeaWorld San Diego’s Howl-O-Scream 2022
Dates: September 16th – October 31st
Every Evening, Thursdays through Sundays



AUDITION DATES:

Tuesday, August 9th – 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday, August 10th – 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Thursday, August 11th – 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Saturday, August 13th –12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Sunday, August 14th –12:00 PM – 4:00 PM


LOCATION OF AUDITION:
Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute
Shedd Auditorium
2595 Ingraham Street
San Diego, CA 92109


What you get to do:
As a Howl-O-Scream Scare Actor (Performer II), you’ll take on a variety of responsibilities in helping create a lasting impact for guests at our Howl-O-Scream event. In this job you will:

  • Provide top notch quality performances and scares to our seasoned guests and first-time visitors.
  • Be part of an award-winning Scare-Event.
  • Opportunities to participate in employee only events such as ride nights and special event previews.
  • Opportunity to collaboratively work with the production team on the continued growth of the Howl-O-Scream event at SeaWorld San Diego.
  • Make lifelong friendships and be part of the SeaWorld Entertainment Community.

Scare Actor roles we’re seeking to fill:
•Haunted House Performers (some dialogue involved)
  • Stationary positions.
  • Physically active roles.
•Pathway Scare Performers
  • Roaming on prominent pathways and interacting with our guests.
•M.C./Event Host (scripted role)


In addition to the three (3) Haunted Houses from 2021 (Nightmare Experiment, Death Water Bayou, and Simon’s Slaughterhouse) we will be adding TWO (2) NEW HAUNTED HOUSES to the 2022 Event! Come join our team and help bring this ever-growing experience to life!


What it takes to succeed:
  • No acting experience necessary, just the ability to be terrifying as part of our Scare Squad!
  • Have flexible availability every week Thursdays through Sundays, throughout the scheduled dates of the event.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Personable, animated, fun, and outgoing personality.
  • Previous guest experience in a high-volume capacity preferred.
  • Ability to openly accept performance feedback/critiques and adapt accordingly.
  • Ability to work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions including extreme temperatures while maintaining a high-level of professionalism and performance skills.
  • Ability to work varying shifts and hours based on park operational schedule – i.e. ability to work opening and closing shifts, as well as after-hour rehearsals.
  • Consistently and expertly executes stage direction and show content as directed by Event and Show Producers and Entertainment Leadership.
  • Previous experience in Theme Park Entertainment, Dance, Theatre, or related field is preferred.
  • Able to work in an environment with atmospheric effects (fog, smoke, haze, mist, bubbles, snow, scents, etc.).
  • Able to positively interact with park guests and team members of all ages, ethnic/cultural backgrounds and/or languages, and individuals with special needs.
  • Have strong verbal communication skills.
  • Be able to stand, sit and/or walk for prolonged periods of time.
  • Position engages in the following physical activities: kneeling, squatting, bend floor-to-waist/waist-to-overhead, reach overhead, simple grasp and fine hand manipulation tasks.
  • Ability to stand, sit, kneel, crawl, lay down, and/or jump up repeatedly for the duration of your shift.
  • Position also engages in a variety of vocalizations such as: sudden screams, gasps, wails, vocal manipulation, etc.
  • Be flexible in work locations as placement will depend on business needs and career development opportunities.
  • Ability to openly accept performance feedback/critiques and adapt accordingly.
  • Being a team player is a must and the key to being successful as a Scare Squad Performer.


About the Audition:
We are offering multiple opportunities for you to showcase your skills and passion in performing for our Production Team! Auditions are on a first-come-first-serve basis, you do not need an appointment. Please attend one of the following live auditions:

AUDITION DATES =

Tuesday, August 9th – 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday, August 10th – 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Thursday, August 11th – 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Saturday, August 13th –12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Sunday, August 14th –12:00 PM – 4:00 PM


LOCATION OF AUDITION:
Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute
Shedd Auditorium
2595 Ingraham Street
San Diego, CA 92109



On the day of your audition:
  • Scare Squad auditions take place in a group setting where you will be asked to create a mock Howl-O-Scream experience for our casting team.
  • Create a character and perform a 30-second scare moment
  • You will participate in improvisational and physicality exercises to demonstrate your vocal and physical stamina, startle ability and scare tactics
  • Please wear comfortable clothes you can move in
  • No costumes, masks or props are required
  • Please plan to allot at least 1 hour to complete the audition process



The perks of the position:
As part of the SeaWorld family, you’ll enjoy a fun, fast-paced environment, great teammates, and:
  • Free entry for yourself to all SeaWorld parks nationwide (except Discovery Cove).
  • Complimentary Park Tickets and Passes for friends and family.
  • Park Discounts on Food and Merchandise.


Join the team!
If you’re looking for the opportunity to make the most of your abilities in a one-of-a-kind setting with an entertainment industry leader, we’re looking for you! Apply today!


More Information

SeaWorld San Diego

San Diego, CA

14802

Seasonal

17.00 per hour

No

8/14/2022 11:59 PM ET