Audition Calendar

    Now Casting for the 2014 Holiday Season.

     

    Seeking: Energetic male and female actors and dancers to play various roles during the 2014 Holiday Season.

     

    Santa Doll Dancers (Female):

    Monday Oct. 6th at the Universal Hilton Ballrooms

    • Please come prepared to learn choreography.
    • Please wear dance heels.
    • Intermediate to advanced levels of dance experience preferred.

     

    Grinchmas Actors (Male and Female):

    Tuesday, Oct 7th and Wednesday, Oct 8th at the Universal Hilton Ballrooms

    • Please prepare a 20 second introduction as a Grinchmas character.
    • Actors to play the Grinch welcome!
    • Actors who are Stilt Walkers welcome!
    • Must be available to attend callbacks on Tuesday, Oct 14th.

     

    Grinchmas Dancers (Male and Female):

    Tuesday, Oct 7th and Wednesday, Oct 8th at the Universal Hilton Ballrooms

    • Please come prepared to learn choreography.
    • Women, please wear dance heels.
    • Intermediate to advanced levels of dance experience preferred.
    • Dancers to play the Grinch welcome!
    • Dancers who are Stilt Walkers welcome!
    • Must be available to attend callbacks on Wednesday, Oct. 15th.

     

    Notes for all roles:

    • A current headshot and resume is preferred.
    • Performances are outdoors, on concrete, approximately 6 times per day.

    All auditions are by appointment. Please click the link below or email ushauditions@nbcuni.com to book an appointment.

    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).

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    Please scroll down to see character breakdowns below. 

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    • A parking pass will be provided upon sign-up. Please bring your parking pass to receive complimentary parking.
    • Must be 18+ years old.
    • Universal Studios Hollywood is an equal opportunity employer.
    • Don’t forget to follow us on twitter @USHauditions

     

     

     

     

    Breakdown and Details for Santa Doll Dancers

    Santa Doll

    Female/ Intermediate to Advanced Dance Ability/ 5’5” and Taller

    Classic chorus girl type.

    Mrs. Claus

    Female Beginning to Intermediate Dance Ability/ 5’5” and Taller/ Acting and Musical Theater Experience Preferred

    1950’s starlet type.

     

     Additional Notes for Santa 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 Dance Performers

     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.

     Principle Roles:

    Grinch

    Male/ Strong Character Actor/ Should Move Well/ 5’10”-6’1”/ 140-180 lbs.

    Surly and Snarky with a heart of gold. Wears full body costume.

    Mayor Who

    Male/ Strong Actor/ Regal and Commanding/ Should Move Well/ 5’10” and Taller

    Grand Marshall of Wholiday festivities. Distinguished with a childlike air.

    Martha May Who

    Female/ Strong Actress/ Should Move Extremely Well/ 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/ Should Move Well/ 4’10”-5’3”

    Cheery and optimistic with a love for all.

    Supporting Performers:

    Stu

    Male/ Must Move Extremely Well/ Dance Experience Preferred

    One of the Who Brothers. Silly and mischievous.

    Drew

    Male/ Must Move Extremely Well/ Dance Experience Preferred

    One of the Who Brothers. Silly and mischievous.

    Gussie Godivia

    Female/ Must Move Extremely Well/ Dance Experience Preferred

    Town grandma type.

    Tizzy Fitt

    Female/ Must Move Well on Stilts/ Stilt Experience Preferred

    Town beauty.

    Ding O’Dell

    Male/ Must Move Well on Stilts/ Stilt Experience Preferred

    Town Crier.

    Gabriel

    Male/ Must Move Extremely Well/ Dance Experience Preferred

    Little band leader.

     

     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.

    Principle Roles:

     Grinch

    Male/ Strong Character Actor/ 5’10”-6’1”/ 140-180 lbs.

    Surly and Snarky with a heart of gold. Wears full body costume.

    Mayor Who

    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.

     Supporting Performers:

     Residents of Whoville

    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 and/or dancing 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.