Animated Performer Auditions

Tuesday, May 21st 2019

Screenland Studios

10501 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood CA 91601


Universal Studios Hollywood is seeking performers who enjoy entertaining and interacting with park guests of all ages.

  • Role requires ability to maintain physicality and animation for 30 minutes sets in a full body costume with restricted movement.
  • Must be able to carry up to 37lbs, distributed on the upper body for a sustained period of time.
  • Please come dressed to move.
  • Seeking performers in the following height ranges:
    • 4’1”-5’2”
    • 5’6”-5’8”
    • 6’2”-6’6”


Notes for all roles:

  • A current headshot and resume are preferred. Strong guest interaction skills required for all roles.
  • Cast performs approximately six (6) 30- or 35-minute sets per day outdoors on concrete.


Please be aware that a callback audition will be held on Wednesday, May 22, for casting consideration.


All auditions are by appointment only. To book an appointment, follow the link below. Please email with any questions.

Schedule Appointment

Must be 18+ years old, and be able to provide proof of eligibility to work within the United States.

Universal Studios Hollywood is an equal opportunity employer.


Universal Studios Hollywood Entertainment Casting is excited to announce a new audition notification process for 2019!

As of January 2019, performers will have the ability to create a USH Audition Profile and be the first to receive audition alerts. Upload your most updated resume/headshot and highlight talents for casting consideration in upcoming performance opportunities in the park!

To receive e-mail notifications for upcoming performance auditions in selected areas of interest, and to receive casting updates much more quickly, please create your profile by following the QR Code or clicking the link below:


Please email if you have any difficulties creating a profile or with any questions about upcoming auditions. 

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