Energetic male and female actors to portray various roles during the 2017 Holiday Season.
Tuesday, August 22nd
Screenland Studios 10501 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601
Grinchmas ACTORS (Male and Female):
- Please prepare a 20 second introduction as a Grinchmas character (either the Grinch or a Who-ville Townsperson).
- Stilt Walking skills a plus.
- Tumbling skills a plus.
- Must be available to attend callbacks on Thursday, August 24th
- Stilt Walking performers must be available to attend callbacks on Monday, August 28th.
Energetic female dancers to portray Who Dolls during the 2017 Holiday Season.
Monday, August 28th
Evolution Dance Studios 10816 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601
Who Doll Dancers (Female):
- Please come prepared to learn choreography.
- Intermediate to advanced levels of dance experience preferred.
- Tumbling skills a plus.
- Must be available to attend callbacks in an afternoon session.
Notes for all roles:
- A current headshot and resume is preferred.
- Performances are outdoors, on concrete, approximately 6 times per day.
- Women, please wear Character Heels.
All auditions are by appointment only.
All performers hired for these positions will be covered under the terms and conditions of a collective bargaining agreement with the American Guild of Variety Artists (AGVA).
- 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.
Breakdown and Details for Who Doll Dancers
All must be strong musical theater actors and performers and be willing and able to wear makeup which may include a prosthetics nose, wig, and/or contact lenses. Please wear Character heels for the audition.
Female/ Intermediate to Advanced Dance Ability/ 5’5” and Taller
Classic chorus girl type.
Additional Notes for Who Doll Dancers
Cast performs a 5 min. dance routine outdoors in a variety of weather elements, on concrete, followed by a 30 minute meet and greet with guests six times a day. Type out audition may apply.
You must be available for all rehearsals and performance dates listed on the availability calendar distributed at auditions. Training and fittings will start approximately mid-November with performances starting approximately early-December running through the beginning of January.
Breakdown and Details for Grinchmas Actor Performers
Must be willing and able to wear makeup which may include a prosthetics nose, wig, and/or contact lenses. Women, please wear Character heels for the audition.
Male/ Strong Character Actor/ 5’10”-6’1”/ 140-180 lbs.
Surly and Snarky with a heart of gold. Wears full body costume.
Male/ Strong Actor/ Regal and Commanding/ 5’10” and Taller
Grand Marshall of Wholiday festivities. Distinguished with a childlike air.
Martha May Who
Female/ Strong Actress/ 5’6” and Taller
Beautiful in an elegant, high society way. Makes sure every bulb is in place, and every stocking is hung with care.
Cindy Lou Who
Female/ Strong Actress/ Small in Stature and Height/ 4’10”-5’3”
Cheery and optimistic with a love for all.
Residents of Who-ville
Male and Female/ Strong Guest Interaction Skills/ All Types and Sizes/ Comedic and Improv Skills a Plus/ Stilt Walking Experience a Plus for Some Roles
Completely focused on the celebration of the Whobilation!
Additional Notes for Grinchmas Roles
Performances are outdoors, in the elements with movement multiple times a day.
You must be available for all rehearsals and performance dates listed on the availability calendar distributed at auditions. Training and fittings will start approximately mid-November with performances starting approximately early-December running through the beginning of January