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Winter Festival Casting Call

In this position you will enhance the experience of families and guests through your role as a character in the Mystical World. As one of the biggest elements of the event, you will need a high level of long lasting energy while staying in character, exceptional improv skills, and a passion for entertaining.

Pays $25-$40/hour
Dates: Wednesdays-Sundays, Nov 28 – Dec 30
Hours: 3PM-11PM

Main Duties and Responsibilities
• Deliver a magical experience for families and guests
• Interact with children and families from diverse backgrounds during their visit
• Stay in character while maintaining a constant level of energy throughout all interactions
• Perform in outdoor weather conditions while wearing the provided costume
• Maintain professional standards in accordance with all policies and procedures

Minimum Requirements
• Must be available for training and/or rehearsals
• Must be available for all operating days from November 28 through December 30, 2018
• Ability to interact with and work with people of varying ages, needs, and backgrounds
• Open-minded, gentle, warm, and tolerable of children's unexpected behaviors
• Must be comfortable with frequent photographs
• Ability to be in costume and character for long periods of time
• Must be willing and able to work closely with other employees and guests
• Provide us with a background check, and any other references as requested

Working Conditions
• Work is performed primarily outdoors whilst standing in all weather conditions
• Position will require close contact with guests
• Costume will be provided, no need to have/bring your own

Mystical World Characters Descriptions

Thrya | Ice Queen
Thrya rules the Mystical Worlds from her icy throne. Although she claims her intentions are noble, there are some who question her. She is strong, capable and wise, and is often seen with her trusted sidekick, Rivera. No one dares to cross her, not even the yetis.

Rivera | Ice Elf
Rivera is an ice elf warrior and is considered one of the most talented soldiers in all the Elvish Realm. Her skill with her spear is exceeded only by her sharp wit and tongue. Though she may look sweet, she should not be underestimated.

Yin | Yeti
Yin is the Prince from a tribe of yetis that has sworn to protect the Mystical Worlds. He is slightly misguided and often misunderstood. Although he may look intimidating he loves to have fun and is a big fan of disco.

Zaos | Ice Elf
Zaos is known for his charm and rebellious soul. Ice elves and yetis have kept to themselves for centuries, but Zaos befriended Yin at a young age and they’ve been inseparable ever since. They are always up for the next big adventure.

Elyon | Ice Elf
Elyon loves to be the life of the party. Ice Elves are normally reserved but not Elyon. He is always hosting all kinds of travellers in his Disco Cube. Whether he’s behind the decks or on the dance floor it’s hard to not have a good time when Elyons around.

Santa & his Elves (1 or 2 positions)
Santa and his elves love entertaining children & families. These elves come from a different tribe than the rest in the mystical worlds, and love spreading their joyful energy to audiences through short skits of holiday tales.

**Please note: Santa will be performing with the elves, not stationed at a throne. There will be limited physical interaction with audiences.**

Project Type:  Event Status:  Non-Union Salary:  $200.00/day Ethnicity:  Any Ethnicity
Sex:  Male Female Age:  all ages Role:  Actor City:  Toronto

If interested in applying, please send a resume and a brief note about previous experience, which character(s) you are mainly interested in and availability to Dave Henry, Entertainment Manager, at [email protected] with the subject line “Aurora Winter Festival – Character position”. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Project Details

Company:  Level Productions
Deadline: EXPIRED (398 days ago)

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