Entertainment Auditions

 
Tab - Audition Dates Auditions will be held on the following dates at Kings Dominion. Please note that you must complete an application online before attending one of the audition dates. CLICK HERE to apply now!

Saturday, February 1, 2014
Kings Dominion Theatre - Please use park employee entrance for auditions
  • 1:00 pm - Singers, Actors, Musicians & Character Registratoin
  • 5:00 pm - Dancers, Stage Managers, Technicians & All Other Positions Registration
Saturday, February 8, 2014 
Kings Dominion Theatre - Please use park employee entrance for auditions
  • 1:00 pm - Singers, Actors, Musicians & Characters Registration
  • 5:00 pm - Dancers, Stage Managers, Technicians & All Other Positions Registration
Unable to attend an audition in person?
VIDEO TAPED auditions are accepted!
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Tab - Available Positions
  • Singers, Dancers & Singer/Dancers
Our shows feature entirely LIVE vocals. We are looking for singers with strong stage presence that can stylize appropriately. Females: please demonstrate a warm belt. Males: please show us your vocal range. Click here for more information. 

  • Musicians & Singer/Musicians
We are looking for musicians for atmosphere performances in various locations in the park. Click here for more information. 

  • Stage Managers and Show Technicians
We are looking for stage managers with sound and lighting experience, audio technicians with live mixing and track experience, experienced deck technicians & lighting technicians with a strong intelligent lighting or follow-spot background. Click here for more information. 

  • Costume Shop Personnel
Kings Dominion is looking to fill a variety of positions within our Costume shop. Available positions include: Costume shop supervisor, stitchers and dressers. Click here for more information. 

  • Improvisational & Character Actors
Actors should prepare a 30-60 second monologue appropriate for a family-park atmosphere. You may also be asked to improvise at the audition site.

  • Costume Characters
Must be 4’ 6” – 5’ 2” (BFOQ). Previous experience in children’s theatre, recreation, education, costume character performance or related work is helpful, but not necessary. Must be physically able to handle the demands of working in full body costume – i.e. IT GETS VERY HOT!!! Also, there is limited peripheral vision and restricted movement. Interviews will be conducted on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Character Cohorts
Must enjoy working with children. Must also be self-motivated, enthusiastic and work well without constant supervision. Should be able to relate to children both as a teacher/authority figure and as a friend. Interviews will be conducted on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Theatre Ushers
Positions are available for ushers who greet and assist guests at our various venues. Must be friendly, enthusiastic, and work well with others. Interviews will be conducted on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Dinosaur Guides
As a Dinosaur Guide you will assist guests and teach them about more than 30 different life-sized dinosaurs. You must be highly motivated, enthusiastic and guide our guests through this interactive exhibit. Interviews will be conducted on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Park Ambassadors
Help guests plan their day and make the most of their trip to the park. We are looking for motivated, friendly and outgoing employees to help ensure that our guests have an unforgettable experience. Interviews will be conducted on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Production Staff Personnel
We are looking for qualified production staff members for a variety of positions: Technical Supervisor, Staff Technicians, Lighting Technicians, Special Event & Concert Stagehands, Carpenters and Scenic Artists. Previous experience in your area of interest in preferred. Interviews will be conducted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Tab - Audition Information
  • SINGERS* — Prepare two songs (one up-tempo and one ballad) with accompaniment. Bring CD or sheet music prepared in the correct key. We are looking for singers proficient in multiple performance styles including pop, rock and country. You may be asked to learn a dance combination. 
  • DANCERS* — We will teach you a brief dance combination. Multiple talents are a plus, so if you are also a singer please comes early for the vocal auditions. Wear dance clothes and shoes or sneakers. No jeans. 
  • ACTORS — Prepare a family-friendly comedic monologue no longer than 90 seconds in length that displays your personality, comedic ability, and announcing style. 
  • CHARACTERS – We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to portray Peanuts Characters. You must be between 4’10” to 5’4”. Interviews will be held during the auditions on a first come first serve basis
  • TECHNICIANS & COSTUMERS — Interviews will be conducted for experienced sound operators, lighting operators, follow spot operators, stage crew and costumers. Interviews will be held during the auditions on a first come first serve basis. Please bring a one-page resume with references.
  • STAGE MANAGERS & SUPERVISORS — We are looking for experienced Stage Managers and supervisors to manage a variety of show and special events. Please bring a resume with references.

*SINGERS, ACTORS and DANCERS: Please bring a current photo and a one-page resume.

Everyone attending must fill out an application online prior to attending the audition date of your choice.


Tab - Additional Information
  • An online application must be completed before attending the audition date of your choice.
  • You will be auditioned in order of arrival within your talent category.
  • Applicants must be at least 15 years old to audition and 16 years old to begin work. Proof of age is required.
  • The audition process may take a long time - please be prepared to wait.
  • Your audition information may be shared with outside production companies.

Interested applicants can also submit a resume for consideration to:
Kings Dominion Entertainment
PO Box 2000, Doswell, VA 23047

Or fax it to 804.876.5705.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

For questions or additional information email auditions@kingsdominion.com or call the audition hotline at 804-876-5377