SeaWorld San Diego is looking for personable, animated people with fun, outgoing personalities to bring Sesame Street® and Shamu® and Crew characters to life. Share the joy of entertaining children and other guests as a costumed character by greeting guests, shaking hands, posing for pictures, and giving hugs. Costumed character performers also act as a character escort to assist with guest interactions.
We cast performers in the 4'10" to 6'2” height range.
You must be able to perform in extreme temperatures, including summer weather.
You must be able to stand for long periods of time.
Performance experience is a plus but not required.
A variety of employment periods are available:
Summer (March - September)
Halloween (September - October)
Christmas (November - December)
Day & evening shifts are available, depending on the show.
You must be at least 16 years of age at the time of the audition.
Starting Hourly Pay Rate: $14.05
Prepare for the Audition
You will be asked to learn a dance combination and participate in improvisational and athletic stamina exercises.
Costumed character auditions are based primarily on movement and physical coordination.
Please arrive early enough to stretch and warm up before the audition begins.
Please wear form fitting dance attire that allows a full range of movement and tennis or jazz shoes. Please do not wear jeans.
Prepare a resume and headshot, which will be retained by the audition team.
Auditioning can be a lengthy process; you may be asked to stay for a callback.