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Cedar Point holds auditions for live entertainment

4:29 PM, Dec 31, 2012   |    comments
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SANDUSKY -- Do you love the stage? Are you a fan of being in the spotlight? Cedar Point may have the job for you.

The Sandusky scream park is holding auditions this Friday (Jan. 4) from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. to find fresh talent for their live shows and entertainment.

Three other audition opportunities will be held on Feb. 1, March 1 and April 5 of 2013 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Available positions include:

- Performers: Singers and dancers.

- Musicians: Fiddle and utility players, electric and acoustic guitars, bass guitars, keyboards, drummers/percussionists, trumpets, trombones, tubas, sousaphones and saxophones.

- Technicians: Stage managers, sound and light technicians, stage crews, ushers, costume shop personnel and dressers.

- Actors: Improvisational and character actors.

- "Peanuts" characters: Costumed characters and escorts.

- Karaoke hosts and DJs.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age to by May 2013 to audition.

Each audition song selection should be limited to 16-32 bars. Applicants should select music that is upbeat and illustrates their personality and ability to interact with audience members. A CD player and piano will be available, but other instruments and amplifiers will not be provided. Interested applicants should bring a one-page resume with references to the audition. 

Actors should prepare a 60-second family park appropriate monologue.

Reporting dates run from late April to early September.

Check www.cedarpoint.com/auditions for more details and downloadable songs that can be used for the audition.

Those who cannot audition in person can send audio and/or videotape with a resume to:  Cedar Point Live Entertainment, One Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, OH  44870-5259.

For more information, call the Live Entertainment Division at 419-627-2388, by e-mail at liveshows@cedarpoint.com or online at www.CedarPoint.com/jobs/live-entertainment-auditions.

Cedar Point opens for its 144th season on Saturday, May 11, 2013. New for the season is the GateKeeper winged roller coaster near the park's main entrance.

Photos: GateKeeper coaster construction at Cedar Point

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