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Auditions

Hersheypark Auditions

Hersheypark is looking for talented, motivated, and passionate people with a strong desire to work hard and provide a memorable experience for our guests. Performing in or working behind-the-scenes on one of our award-winning resident shows offers you the opportunity to shine as you entertain our guests and build your career.

2017 Available Positions:

  • Singer/Dancers
    • All singer/dancers must register as EITHER a singer OR a dancer. Choose your strongest talent and register accordingly.
    • Singers should prepare two vocal selections of contrasting styles (16 bars each).
    • Please bring sheet music in the proper key or an edited musical track on a CD. An accompanist will be provided.
    • Beat Boxing skills are a plus – please note this on your registration form.
    • Singers may be called back to learn a dance combination after the vocal audition, and dancers may be asked to sing. However, not all singers will be asked to dance and not all dancers will be asked to sing.
  • Dancers
    • Dancers should be prepared to learn several dance combinations.
    • Please wear appropriate dance attire and shoes.
  • Vocalists
  • Specialty Performers
    • Be prepared to demonstrate a comedic monologue.
    • Be prepared to exhibit improv skills.
    • Please note specialty skills on your registration form.
      • Juggling
      • Clowning
      • Sleight of Hand Magic Tricks
  • Instrumentalists
    • Trumpet, Trombone, Saxophone, Tuba, Keyboard, Multi-Percussion, Drum Kit, Guitar, and Bass.
    • Musicians should prepare technical and lyrical excerpts and be prepared to demonstrate improvisational skills. A drum set, keyboard, guitar amp, and bass amp will be provided. Please bring all other instruments/equipment to your audition. Visit Windish Music and Productions for more specific musician audition requirements.
    • Instrumentalists that sing should prepare two vocal selections of contrasting styles ( 16 bars each)
  • Costume Character Performers
    • Height must be between 4' 10” and 6'2”
    • Please wear clothing suitable for athletics/the gym and be prepared to wear a Hershey's Character costume.
    • Be prepared to demonstrate improv skills while wearing the costume.
    • Be prepared to learn a simple dance combination and perform it while wearing the costume.
    • Dancing and acting experience a plus, but not required.
    • Must be able to withstand hot temperatures underneath many layers of costumes.
    • Must be physically fit.
  • Technicians: Stage Managers, Stagehands, Audio Technicians, Dressers, Lighting Technicians, and Wardrobe Supervisors
    • All technicians should prepare for an interview.

The following production companies are working for us in 2016:

RWS & Associates
Windish Music and Productions

Please click on the links above to visit their websites for more information. Note that the production companies only cast performers for the specific shows that they produce for us.

The Hersheypark Entertainment Department conducts all technician interviews and makes all final hiring decisions regarding both onstage and backstage personnel. All performers and technicians selected for our 2016 shows will be employed by Hershey Entertainment & Resorts.

Representatives will also be attending regional conferences, such as SETC, UPTA, etc. Please refer to information sources pertaining to these events to confirm attendance and participation.


Hersheypark Entertainment Department Contact Information

If you have any other questions about Hersheypark Entertainment Department and/or the audition process, feel free to contact us by email Audition@HersheyPA.com or telephone: 717-534-3349.
(Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 5 PM EST)

Thank you for your interest in Resident Entertainment at Hersheypark!