Now Auditioning Comics and Costumed Character Performers 

THE BIG EPIC SHOW is now auditioning comics & costumed character performers who have a passion for entertaining kids and wearing costumes: banana suits, puppy, gorilla, and other fun props. BES is looking for professionals who have experience entertaining kids and also have a flexible schedule and can go on tours for up to 2 months at a time.

 

*We have a huge tour to Omaha, St. Louis, Nashville, Cincinnati, Chicago, and Milwaukee 9/4-9/27 that we are looking to staff now.

 

About THE BIG EPIC SHOW
THE BIG EPIC SHOW, the national touring comical hip-hop variety show for kids is looking for additional cast members to tour regionally and nationwide. BES is highly revered by PBS, Mall of America, Children’s Hospital, Make-a-Wish, daycares, festivals, schools, and parks all over the Midwest and nation.

Duties

Rehearse and perform as a cast member in THE BIG EPIC SHOW, dance-a-long to simple choreography, give high fives to kids, be a hype person for the head emcee, and dance in music videos. Set up/tear down sound and props. Occasionally rehearse as a band at the studio in Bloomington, MN. Listen to and practice choreography on your own between shows.

 

Qualifications

- Experience entertaining children in a professional setting/passion for entertaining others

- Have a flexible schedule, can perform days & weekends, rehearsals are usually early evenings once a month, be able to occasionally perform a show with short notice

- Very outgoing (wearing a banana suit/costumes sounds amazing to you)

- Extremely professional/great communicator/take direction well/hard worker

- Natural leader

- Have valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle (you will be driving to sites in the Twin Cities)

- Ability to lift 60 lbs

- Are drug free, responsible, no drinking at shows/hangovers/never do drugs

- No criminal background

- 2 professional references

- Not sensitive to high stimulus environments, loud noises, strobe lights

- Diversity welcome, physically fit, 20's/30's

- Additional creative/musical talents/band management skills a plus

 

Compensation

- Average rate varies depending on the length of show - averages about $22.00+ per hour - travel pay - rehearsal

- Percentage of merchandise sales at shows

- Job Type: part-time, commission, contract

- Salary: $20.00 to $30.00 per hour

*Serious inquiries email relevant resume and headshot to thebigepicshow@gmail.com

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