You do not need experience, although it's regarded.
We supply all training and costumes.
We are Mermaid Tempest & Friends, and are in our 3rd year of operation, although our director has been in the character entertainment field for 8 years.
Our next 2020 casting call is via zoom on the 12th of July.
We are looking for people who are passionate about working with kids and bonus points if you are a singer, actor or dancer. It's regarded if you are a skilled improvisor.
Auditionees will need to sing a theatre or animated style song of choice as well as perform our supplied monologue as a character of choice. You will also have the chance to prepare a dance or show us any speciality skills.
We are also on the look out for talent whom can perform sign language or face paint.
We are also looking for individuals who are interested in doing children's parties & other opportunities available for those selected including doing other events around Australia such as our royal balls, community festivals, ren fairs, ocean cleanup days, photoshoots, music festivals and mermaid tank work.
We are looking for people happy to work in The Macarthur, Southern Highlands & General Western Sydney and northern beaches areas.
Our ideal candidates are:
-Bright & Bubbly between the ages of 18-30.
-Have a passion for helping the oceans and environment
-Has reliable transportation (Not always accessible via public transport.)
-Weekend Availability (Not every weekend, we are flexible. We offer gigs on our Facebook group then you let us know if you want it or not- there is no pre scheduling without consent)
-Are not currently working or under contract for another party company.
-Have outgoing personalities or have singing, acting, dance or circus experience or skills.
-Loves working with kids and has some experience.
-Is passionate about customer service.
-Can take direction but also show initiative.
-Are strong improvisers who do not rely on scripts to be roving performers.
-Is knowledgeable of popular characters and songs.
-Will be able to obtain a valid WWCC and an ABN to get paid.
-From any cultural background or gender identity.
-Must have very strong English skills.
-Willing to attend occasional charity events, team photoshoots and training.
Auditions will be held in 20minute intervals on the 12th of July via zoom.
Gig allocation is simple. We offer you a gig via our Facebook group and if you say you are available we may offer you the party. If you are not available simply do not confirm.
Gig pay ranges between $50-$400 per gig depending on the event. 2 hour Parties are $90.
Audition / Rehearsal / Production datesauditions July 12th.
Likely first gig September 20th.
Payment TBC - parties are $90 for 1.5 hours, other events vary.
Anyone, aged 18 to 30
Applications closed 13 July 2020.