Carowinds Hiring for 1st Ever Winterfest

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CAROWINDS HIRING FOR INAUGURAL WINTERFEST HOLIDAY FESTIVAL

Auditions to be held on July 22 and July 29

 

Charlotte, N.C., July 18, 2017 – The highly anticipated WinterFest will be coming to Carowinds for the first time this holiday season. Auditions for character performers and attendants will be held on July 22 and July 29 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Carowinds Employment Office, located at 14523 Carowinds Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28273.

Interested applicants must be at least 15 years of age and should complete an online application prior to the audition date at carowinds.jobs .Attendees are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and closed-toe dancing shoes as candidates will be asked to show off their best moves.

Dancers:

  • Carowinds is home to performances throughout the year, but we have new choreography planned for the upcoming holiday season. Audition to become one of the first WinterFest dancers to spread Christmas cheer.

Singers:

  • WinterFest wouldn’t be complete without caroling. Singers, come prepared to perform “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” and an upbeat Christmas song of your choosing to showcase your range. A CD player and iPod headset 1/8” jack will be provided.

Comedic improvisational actors and atmosphere variety performers:

  • Cut-ups, class clowns and extroverts: WinterFest has the perfect job for you. Create a fun, family-friendly environment with witty, off-the-cuff jokes so kids of all ages can have the best day ever and memories they will never forget.

Costumed characters:

  • Even Santa agrees that great things come in small packages. If you are roughly 4’5 to 5’2, audition to become a costumed character. Interact with guests and become the face of WinterFest.

Character attendants:

  • Character attendants are needed to help ensure guest interactions with characters run smoothly. Audition to be a character attendant and become BFFs with the PEANUTS™ Gang.

In the upcoming months, Carowinds will be hiring for other WinterFest positions, such as sound technicians, scenic carpenters, costumers and makeup artists.

Be a part of our inaugural winter celebration and create special holiday memories for families around the Carolinas. WinterFest runs from Nov. 24 through Dec. 30 on select evenings from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Visit carowinds.jobs for more information and a full list of open positions.

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