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Wanna Be Friends With Mickey Mouse? Walt Disney World Is Hosting Character Performer Auditions

Would you love to be friends with Mickey Mouse, play with Pluto, or goof around with Goofy, then now is your chance as Walt Disney World are hosting Character Performer Auditions.

Walt Disney World Is Hosting Character Performer Auditions

With the recent news that various Meet & Greets throughout the Walt Disney World theme parks are going away so that the resort can focus more on Character Dining and Performances, Disney is urgently trying to hire more Character Performers to fill those vacant roles.

The characters affected by the cuts include Donald & Daisy at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Max & Goofy at Disney’s Hollywood Studios AND Minnie Mouse at International Gateway in EPCOT.

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The Walt Disney World Character Performer auditions are taking place on October 26 & 29 at Disney's Animal Kingdom Rehearsal Facility.

Disney say that candidates have to be between 4'8" - 5' in height, oh and you should wear comfortable clothes and be prepared to learn a short movement routine.

Here is the details on the Disney Careers website. The Walt Disney World Resort is seeking Disney Character Performers with a height between 4'8" - 5' for our live entertainment offerings at our Parks and Resorts near Orlando, FL. Performers are needed to bring to life the world famous Disney Characters. Character performers play before thousands of guests each day in "meet and greets" across the Walt Disney World Resort. Performers sign autographs, pose for pictures, and help create magical moments with guests of all ages. Seeking The Following: Disney Character Performers: Candidates who are 4'8" - 5' with a slender, athletic build. Performers should be willing to demonstrate high energy levels, a full range of motion with their bodies, and basic coordination to music. These roles require wearing large body costumes, heads, and feet, and exposure to hot and humid weather. Audition Location: DISNEY’S ANIMAL KINGDOM – REHEARSAL FACILITY (WARDROBE) 3271 Sherberth Road, Kissimmee, FL 34747 Sign in: 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM- Late applicants will not be accepted. There is no need to arrive any earlier than 9:30 AM Requirements:

Applicants must be at least 18 and authorized to work in the United States.

All applicants will be taught a movement routine. Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. No sandals or flip-flops.

Seeking Performers to begin work within next eight months, with potential for immediate opportunities.

Seeking Performers for full-time and part-time opportunities.

Current WDW International Program Cast Members are not eligible to audition.

Current WDW Character Cast Members are not eligible to audition.

Open to the general public.

Please create your audition profile prior to attending the audition, by clicking on the "My Profile" button at the top of the page.

Walt Disney World Is Hosting Character Performer Auditions


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