Seeking Singers, Dancers, Musicians and Hosts for Valleyfair Entertainment

Spend your summer on stage! Strengthen and perfect your craft while performing for the more than 1 million people who visit the park each year. Receive valuable experience and exposure while earning a competitive salary (average wage at $560/week).  

Auditioning the following positions

Singers who dance: Please prepare 2 of the songs from the Dropbox link here. You are welcome to bring in your own song selections as long as they fit the pop/rock/country genre AND you bring your own accompaniment track. To be considered for this position, you must attend a dance call or submit video of your dance experience.

Dancers who sing: Please prepare 1 of the songs from the Dropbox link here. You are welcome to bring in your own song selections as long as they fit the pop/rock/country genre AND you bring your own accompaniment track. A dance call will follow your singing audition.

Dancers: Please sign up for one of the dance calls listed below. Dancers under 5’3” encouraged to attend.

Instrumentalists who sing: Seeking strong musicians who can play their instrument and sing simultaneously. Guitar, ukulele, upright bass, fiddle, keys, percussion and banjo players encouraged to apply. Please prepare 2 contrasting pieces and bring in a list of songs in your repertoire for review. Acoustic audition preferred but not required.   

Singers who play instruments: Seeking strong singers who can play an instrument. Guitar, ukulele, upright bass, fiddle, keys, percussion and banjo players encouraged to apply. Please prepare 2 contrasting pieces and bring in a list of songs in your repertoire for review. Acoustic audition preferred but not required.   

Brass instrumentalists / Drummers: Seeking, trumpet, trombone, bass, snare and sousaphone players. Outgoing and quirky personas appreciated- the park bands perform mostly pop and rock covers. Please prepare 2 contrasting pieces. Modern and up-tempo is preferred. 

Musical Duos and Trios: Previously established duos and trios are encouraged to audition together. Seeking groups with a large rep of acoustic cover songs.

Costume Characters: Seeking actors and dancers between 4’6” and 5’3” for our Costume Characters. Actors 14 years of age and older encouraged to apply. Experience working with children is appreciated but not required. Must be comfortable and able to perform in a full body costume.

Activity Hosts / Park Ambassadors: Please prepare a 1-2 minute story drawn from your own personal experiences. We are seeking individuals who are comfortable working a crowd and improvising off a loosely set script, so please no character monologues. Also be prepared to do some improv exercises in the audition. 

AUDITION DATES:

For Singers who dance, Dancers who sing and Dancers:

Sunday, January 27th 10am-3pm @ Chanhassen Dinner Theatre (Dance call @ 3:30)

Monday, January 28th 5:30pm-8:30pm @ Chanhassen Dinner Theatre (Dance call @ 8:30)

*Please plan to attend a dance call following your audition*

 

For Musicians, Musical Duos/Trios, Activity Hosts and Costume Characters:

Monday, February 11th 5:00pm-9:00pm @ Valleyfair Amusement Park

Tuesday, February 12th 5:00pm-9:00pm @ Valleyfair Amusement Park

Saturday, February 23rd 10:00am-5:00pm @ Valleyfair Amusement Park

 

To request an audition slot: Please send an email to [email protected] with your preferred audition date/time. 

If you would like to be considered for multiple positions, please specify in your email. If you cannot attend the auditions, video submissions will be considered! Please send headshot, resume and audition video submission to [email protected]

Contact information

Valleyfair Entertainment
Justine Bergevin
9524965341
Email/contact
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Friday, February 1
Posted January 4