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CAROWINDS is excited to announce AUDITIONS for the 2014 Season.

Motown, Pop/Rock, and Country Show Auditions
SINGER/DANCERS
GUITARISTS
FIDDLE PLAYERS
DRUMMERS

Saturday, February 22, 2014 -Registration for Auditions is from 10am until 5pm at the Carowinds Theatre. Please use the Security Post 1 Employee Entrance (from I-77, continue past the main entrance on Carowinds Blvd, turn right onto Catawba Trace). Please prepare two contrasting songs (rock, country, R&B). No classical material, please. Bring your resume and headshot, as well as sheet music in the proper key for the provided accompanist. Bring proper dance attire, as you may be asked to dance. CD player, drum set, and guitar amp will be provided. Auditions are with D&G Entertainment Design, producers of our Motown, Country, and Pop/Rock Shows. Shows are 14-26 minutes per show, and run 4-6 shows per day, 6 days per week. You MUST be 18 years old by May 7, 2014. Need more info? Email D&G Entertainment at Auditions@DandGEntertainment.com

General Entertainment Auditions
PERFORMER 2 - We are looking for someone to host our Children’s Musical featuring
the PEANUTS Characters. Talent must be able to sing and perform moderate choreography in four to five daily outdoor performances that last approximately 20 minutes each.
PERFORMER 1 (Must be between 4’11”-5’2” tall) – Energetic and animated dancers are needed for
productions featuring costumed characters. Talent must be able to perform moderate choreography in four to five daily 20 minute outdoor performances while in a full-body costume. Please note that the costumes are hot.
CHARACTER TALENT (Must be between 4’7”-5’2” tall) - We are looking for enthusiastic individuals
to portray the PEANUTS Characters. Talent will primarily meet-and-greet park guests while wearing a full-body costume, but must also perform simple-to-moderate choreography in one to two daily 10-20 minute performances. Please note that the costumes are hot.
ATTENDANT–USHER/ESCORT- Our Character Attendants are individuals who interact with our
guests and characters in a fun, friendly way. We seek individuals that are friendly, that love working with children, and are able to assist our Characters. Talent will also be expected to perform simple-to-moderate choreography in one to two daily 10-20 minute performances.
Saturday, February 15, 2014 and Saturday, March 1, 2014 -Registration for Auditions is from 1pm until 4pm at the Carowinds Theatre. Please use the Security Post 1 Employee Entrance (from I-77, continue past the main entrance on Carowinds Blvd, turn right onto Catawba Trace). Please wear comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes to the au dition, as you will be asked to dance. Resume and headshot are appreciated. Performer 2 applicants: please prepare one song, and be prepared to sing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame.” A CD player and ipod 1/8” jack will be provided.
All applicants MUST fill out online application at www.carowinds.com/jobs and visit the employment office for a pre-screen interview prior to the Audition Date.
Need more info? Email Carowinds Entertainment at Auditions@Carowinds.com

Other Available Positions
OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR– PRODUCTION TECH and OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR – ENT
– We
seek supervisors with previous managerial experience to coordinate & implement the overall park-wide operational aspects of the Entertainment Department. We are looking to fill roles that are similar to the theatrical Technical Director and Production Manager. Must be able to hire, train, schedule & discipline crews; maintain budgets & project timelines; coordinate multiple productions & special events at the same time; effectively communicate; and execute department improvement goals.
SUPERVISOR – PRODUCTION TECH and AREA SUPERVISOR - ENT – We seek supervisors with a
background managing theatre technicians (similar to a theatrical Technical Director) to administer the technical operations of the park. Working under the Operations Supervisor, individuals will coordinate production installations; oversee & train technicians; help execute SCarowinds Halloween Haunt, special events & concerts.
SUPERVISOR - ENT, TEAM LEAD - ENT – Much like theatrical Stage Managers and Assistant Stage
Managers, we seek individuals who can coordinate full theatrical productions; schedule & train crews; work within budgets; create effective workplace accountability & communtications; and ensure safe & efficient show operations. Individuals in these positions oversee individuals in our Theatrical Productions, Character Department, Dinosaur’s Alive! Attraction, and Park Ambassador program.
ENTERTAINMENT TECHNICIAN 2, ENTERTAINMENT TECHNICAN 1, COSTUME/WARDROBE
TECH 2,
and COSTUME/WARDROBE TECH 1 -  We are looking for skilled and experienced technical crewmembers in the areas of Lighting, Sound, Video and Costuming. Applicants must have experience working in a live professional theatre setting.
ATTENDANT–USHER/ESCORT – We are looking for friendly and outgoing individuals who are
able to provide our guests with top-notch customer service. Attendants may interact with guests in our Dinosaur’s Alive! exhibit, aid our guests at our theatres, or assist guests out on the park midway in our Park Ambassador program.
To apply, please fill out application at www.carowinds.com/jobs (NO AUDITION IS REQUIRED)
Need more info? Email Carowinds Entertainment at Auditions@Carowinds.com