Scare Squad

About this Role

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay has spine-chilling opportunities for enthusiastic performers, who are passionate about Halloween, to add fun and scary excitement to our award-winning Howl-O-Scream event.  As a Scare Squad character, you will join our Fear Family and be transformed by our world class makeup artists. Whether you walk like a zombie, cackle like a witch, or creep like a werewolf, we need YOU to fill our Howl-O-Scream Haunts and Scare zones.  Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this incredible event! 

  • You must be available for all scheduled event dates.
  • You must be able to work long sets doing repetitive movement and vocalizations.
  • You will be required to wear specialized make up and may be required to wear masks (depending on the role). 
  • You will be required to work in dark conditions and may be placed in an area that contains strobe and other effects.
  • Experience is not required, just a passion for performing and being ready to scare!

Starting Hourly Pay Rate:  $9.75

Prepare for the Audition

  • Scare Squad auditions take place in a group setting where you will be asked to create a mock Howl-O-Scream experience for our casting team.  
  • You will participate in improvisational and physicality exercises to demonstrate your startle, scare, and fright skills.
  • Please wear comfortable clothes you can move in. 

Upcoming Auditions

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