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.
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.
- 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
- 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