Actors

About this Role

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay has exciting opportunities for actors with great stage presence and interactive comedic skills that excel at improvisation.  Actors perform in multiple high-energy shows per day to connect with our guests and create memories that last a lifetime.  Many of these shows require working closely with animal trainers and trained animals to educate guests about the spectacular natural world we share.  

  • Shows run daily and a variety of employment periods are available.
  • Day & evening shifts are available, depending on the show.
  • You must be at least 18 years old at the time of the audition.

Starting Hourly Pay Rate:  $13.24 per hour

Prepare for the Audition

  • Prepare a one minute comedic, family-friendly monologue. Please no dramatic material. 
  • Practice your timing. Be sure not to rush the moments in your piece and remember that you're not just reading words... think about the emotion behind what you're saying and play the part. 
  • In addition to your prepared piece, you may be asked to read and learn additional material, or participate in improvisational exercises.
  • Auditioning can be a lengthy process; you may be asked to stay for a callback.
  • Prepare a résumé and headshot, which will be retained by the audition team.
  • If you wish to dance, please come prepared. Dancer auditions are held separately from actor auditions and have different requirements. Please click here for more information.
  • If you wish to sing, please come prepared. Vocalist auditions are held separately from dancer auditions and have different requirements. Please click here for more information.

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