• Now Casting!

    Now Casting!

    Improv Performers, Male Face Characters and Studio Tour Guides

    Audition Calendar

    Now Casting Improv Performers, Male Face Characters, World-Famous Studio Tour Guides

     

    Seeking Energetic male and female Improv performers.

    Saturday, May 3rd 2014 (Open)/ Sunday, May 4th 2014 (Internals)

    Where: Staffing Services on Citywalk (Above Abercrombie and Fitch)

    Improv Performers:

    • These roles require individuals who enjoy entertaining and interacting with guests. Roles require strong comedic timing and a high level of guest interaction. Improv experience preferred.
    • Roles:
      • Dino Chasers: Male and female performers portraying paleontologists who have strong story telling abilities.
      • NY Window: A diverse group of male and female performers portraying New York locals while speaking in a New York accent for a sustained period of time.
      • French Cop: Male performer who can speak in a French accent for a sustained period of time. Fluency in French a plus.
      • British Palace Guard: Male performer who can speak in a British accent for a sustained period of time.

    Prepare: Come prepared to speak in the accent of the character you are auditioning for and to play Improv games. Selected candidates must be available for callbacks on Sunday, May 4th.

    Please Note:

    • All auditions are by appointment. Please click the link below or email ushauditions@nbcuni.com to book an appointment.
    • Performances are outdoors, on concrete, approximately 6 times per day.
    • Please bring a headshot and resume.

    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).

    Make an appointment now!

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    Seeking Energetic male performers who bear a strong physical and vocal likeness to

    Doc Brown, Norman Bates or Beetlejuice.

    Wednesday, May 7th 2014

    Where: Staffing Services on Citywalk (Above Abercrombie and Fitch) 

    Face Characters (Male):

    • These roles require individuals who enjoy entertaining and interacting with guests. Training will be provided to select candidates who physically resemble one of the characters we are seeking. All acting levels are encouraged to attend.
      • Height Ranges:
        • Doc Brown: 6’-6’2”
        • Norman Bates: 6’-6’2”
        • Beetlejuice: 5’10”-6’
      • Prepare: An introduction/monologue as the character you resemble. Type out audition may apply. Selected candidates may be put into wig and makeup.

    Please Note:

    • All auditions are by appointment. Please click the link below or email ushauditions@nbcuni.com to book an appointment.
    • Performances are outdoors, on concrete, approximately 6 times per day.
    • Please bring a headshot and resume. 

    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).

    Make an appointment now!

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    For both castings:

    • Complimentary parking will be provided at the Universal Studios Hollywood employee parking location for that day.
    • Must be 18+ years old.
    • Universal Studios Hollywood is an equal opportunity employer.

     

    Now Casting World-Famous Universal Studio Tour Guides!

    English, Bilingual Spanish, Bilingual Mandarin

    You now have the opportunity to join NBCUniversal, one of the world’s largest media companies, as part of our premier guide staff at Universal Studios!  As the star of our Studio Tour, you’ll lead behind-the-scenes tours of our nearly 400-acre complex.  The Studio Guide position, when used as a stepping stone for career advancement, gives you a chance to reach for the stars.  With your commitment to the Entertainment Industry, you could become one of Hollywood’s next big names.  Many of today’s Industry leaders began their careers as Universal Studio Guides.

    Members of our team are entitled to many exclusive benefits, including:

    • FLEXIBLE Work Schedules
    • FREE Seminars and Workshops with Leading Industry Professionals
    • FREE Professional Acting Classes
    • FREE Industry-Renowned Annual Actors Showcase (currently in its 29th year)
    • The Studio Guide JOB PLACEMENT PROGRAM
    • The OPPORTUNITY to Network with Colleagues who are Tomorrow’s Industry Leaders, and Alumni who already are
    • The OPPORTUNITY to excel in other High Profile Positions in the Company, e.g. Media Escort, VIP Guide, Special Events, etc.
    • FREE Private Screenings of Universal Films
    • DISCOUNTS on merchandise, food, travel, electronics, media, and much more

    Please note:  We are extremely selective in the casting of our Studio Guides.  In order to be considered, you must have ALL of the following qualifications:

    • A Performance and/or Public Speaking Background
    • Poise/Stage Presence
    • Enthusiastic, Friendly, Outgoing Personality
    • Mature Attitude/Self Confidence
    • Television/Film Knowledge
    • Excellent Speaking Voice
    • Exceptionally Well-Groomed Appearance
    • Charismatic Live Television Camera Presence
    • At least 18 years old

    To be considered for employment, you must be available for a series of auditions on May 7th, final interview sessions the week of May 12th and full-time starting May 27th for three weeks of fun, intensive training. After that, you must be available at least three days a week, including one weekend day. Please note that your availability to work will guarantee the maximum number of shifts. All Studio Guide positions are cast initially on a seasonal basis. Year-round positions are based on seniority.

    If you would like a shot at becoming a member of our celebrated team, please bring your performance and/or business resume to our:

    OPEN CALL
    Monday, May 5th
    2:00PM – 4:00PM

    Open call will be held at the Beverly Garland Hotel, 4222 Vineland Ave., North Hollywood, CA 91602 EOE.

    Universal Studios Hollywood is an equal opportunity employer.

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