Entertainment Auditions 

 Auditions

 


LEGOLAND California is casting for the 2014 summer season. We are looking for dynamic and highly energetic people to portray fun characters all summer long! If you want to get paid for your talents, then this is the place for you!



NOW CASTING FOR:

LEGO Friends LIVE: A musical review style interactive street show featuring the characters from the popular LEGO Friends line. The LEGO Friends have travelled from Heartlake City to meet the guests of LEGOLAND California! Featuring popular music and hip dance moves! Casting Kids (Females) Ages 11 – 16 (to play 13).


Castle Show (Working Title): A medieval comedy featuring fast paced action, cartoon style characters and audience volunteers. Casting Male and Female actors/actresses ages 16 and up. 


Character Dance Party: Two of our lovable costume characters are joined by our troupe of singers and dancers to pump up the crowd. Casting Male and Female singers and dancers ages 16 & up. Singers: Females: Mezzo Soprano with a belt and a Pop sound. Males: Tenors with a Pop sound. Dancers should have experience with Hip – Hop and Jazz.

Hotel Improv Show: Improvisational actors at the hotel are required to participate in a 2 person improv show; in the form of a Pirate, Knight, Princess, Jester, Wizzard or Adventurer; while playing standard improv games that bring children in on the action; all without a script.


Guest Experience Host: The Guest Experience Hosts are performers with a focus on guest service. Guests tour LEGOLAND’s own “Studio L”, where they get to be on the actual set used to film The LEGO Movie. Hosts act as crew members of a live sound stage, providing fun facts about the film, scavenger hunt style games and more. Hosts are in charge of cleaning, opening and closing procedures and crowd control. Casting Male and Female hosts ages 16 and up.  


Costume Characters: We are casting highly energetic people to represent LEGOLAND’s most popular characters. Representing a wide variety of LEGO mini-figures, we have everything from our park mascot Buddy to Darth Vader® himself! Casting males and females ranging in height of  5’2” – 5’6”. Casting ages 16 & up.


Gymnasts: If you are an experience gymnast, then audition to join our year round show, The Big Test! Qualified candidates will be able to perform a round off back tuck, round off back hand spring, dive roll, aerials and the ability to swing giants. Casting ages 18 & up.


AUDITIONS DETAILS

All auditions held by appointment. To schedule your audition appointment, please email auditions@legoland.com In your email please include your full name, audition date preference(s) and state if you are auditioning as a singer, actress/actor, dancer or a combination of those.



Auditions for Adult Actors/Actresses, Singers and Kid Singers
Sunday April 27th, Monday April 28th and Thursday May 1st all starting at 5PM.

Audition appointments will be booked in 15 minute increments starting at 5PM.
You will be booked the first available time slot on the date you request.


FOR ADULTS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR BOTH CHARACTER DANCE PARTY SINGER
AND AN ACTOR/ACTRESS POSITION, PLEASE FOLLOW THE SINGER GUIDELINES.



WHAT TO PREPARE:

SINGERS & KIDS
To be considered for: Character Dance Party Singers, Castle Show (Working Title),
LEGO Friends LIVE and Guest Experience Hosts


Please prepare 16 - 20 bars of an up tempo Pop or Rock style Song (If you can belt, we would like to see that) and a 30 second comedic monologue that shows strong characterization. Sheet music is required and an accompanist is provided.  Please bring your sheet music in a 2” binder, with pages assembled for minimum page turns, marked with the correct cuts in non glare plastic sheet covers. No A Cappella or taped accompaniment is allowed. Total audition time not to exceed 1 ½ minutes. Please refrain from using the following monologues for your audition: CSI  - Neverland ‘Neverland 911’  by Wade Bradford and You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown ‘Coat Hanger Sculpture’ by Clark Gesner. Please bring a current headshot and resume. You must make an appointment prior to auditioning.


To schedule an audition appointment, please email auditions@legoland.com In your email please include your full name, audition date preference(s) and state if you are auditioning as a singer, actress/actor, dancer or a combination of those. Prior to your audition, please fill out an application for a performer position in our park by visiting our jobs website at www.legoland.com/jobs  Run a search for Carlsbad and click on the performer position. Proceed with the steps to fill out the application from there.


ACTORS AND ACTRESSES

To be considered for: Castle Show (Working Title), Hotel Improv Show and Guest Experience Hosts only (Ages 16 & Up)


Please prepare 2 comedic monologues, which demonstrate distinctly different characters. Total audition time not to exceed 1 minute. Please refrain from using the following monologues for your audition: CSI  - Neverland ‘Neverland 911’  by Wade Bradford and You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown ‘Coat Hanger Sculpture’ by Clark Gesner.
Please bring a current headshot and resume. You must make an appointment prior to auditioning.

To schedule an audition appointment, please email auditions@legoland.com In your email please include your full name, audition date preference(s) and if you are auditioning as a singer, actress/actor, dance or a combination. Prior to your audition, please fill out an application for a performer position in our park by visiting our jobs website at www.legoland.com/jobs  Run a search for Carlsbad and click on the performer position. Proceed with the steps to fill out the application from there.


FOR ADULTS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR BOTH CHARACTER DANCE PARTY
SINGER AND AN ACTOR/ACTRESS POSITION, PLEASE FOLLOW THE SINGER GUIDELINES.


Auditions for Dancers (For Character Dance Party – Ages 16 and Up)
Tuesday April 29th or Wednesday April 30th at 6:00PM Sharp


You will be taught a combination. Please wear appropriate dance attire. Shoes are required at all times. Some willing applicants will be asked to dance as a costume character immediately following the dance audition. Please bring a current picture and resume. You must make an appointment prior to auditioning.

To schedule an audition appointment, please email auditions@legoland.com In your email please include your full name, audition date preference(s) and that you are interested in the dancer position. Prior to your audition, please fill out an application for a performer position in our park by visiting our jobs website at www.legoland.com/jobs  Run a search for Carlsbad and click on the performer position. Proceed with the steps to fill out the application from there.


Auditions for Costume Characters (Ages 16 and Up)
Thursday, May 8th at 6:00PM Sharp

Auditions will consist of you putting on a full body costume and demonstrating your ability to maneuver in and animate the costume. Please wear comfortable clothing (shorts are recommended). You must make an appointment prior to auditioning.

To schedule an audition appointment, please email auditions@legoland.com In your email please include your full name, height and that you are interested in the costume character position. Prior to your audition, please fill out an application for a performer position in our park by visiting our jobs website at www.legoland.com/jobs  Run a search for Carlsbad and click on the costume character position. Proceed with the steps to fill out the application from there.


Auditions for Gymnasts (Ages 18 and Up)
Booked by private appointment

Auditions will consist of you watching the current show, and then demonstrating a specified tumbling routine, a strength conditioning test and a small acting audition.
To schedule an audition appointment, please email auditions@legoland.com and let us know you are interested in the gymnast position.

 


 

CALL BACKS:

Callbacks for Hotel Improv Show will be held on

Sunday, May 4th at 6:00PM

Information on what to prepare for this call back will be given out at your audition



Callbacks for Character Dance Party Singers, will be held on
Monday, May 5th at 6:00PM
Musical selections from the show will be given out at your audition or via email to prepare for this callback.
Please come prepared to dance.


Callbacks for LEGO Friends LIVE, our musical production for Kids will be held on
Tuesday, May 6th at 6:00PM
Musical selections from the show will be given out to you via email to prepare for this callback.
Please come prepared to dance


Callbacks for Castle Show (Working Title) our play for actors and actresses will be held on
Wednesday, May 7th at 6:00PM
Sides will be handed out at the callback.


**No Callbacks are required for Guest Experience Hosts, Dancers, Gymnasts or Costume Characters**

 

DIRECTIONS:


From Interstate-5 exit Palomar Airport Road and head EAST.
Drive about 4 blocks to The Crossings Drive and turn LEFT (NORTH).
 On the left hand side of The Crossings Drive is the
Employee Entrance to LEGOLAND California.
 Please park in the visitor section and walk to the security gatehouse.
You will be escorted to the auditions from there.

PAY:


Hotel Improv positions pay $16.00-$19.00 per hour, depending on training and skill sets
Kids, Actor/Actress, Singer and Dancer positions pay $14.00 per hour
Guest Experience Host positions pay $12.00 per hour
Costume Character roles pay $10.00 per hour
Costume Character Dancers (In Character Dance Party) roles pay $14.00 per hour (Must attend a dance audition to be considered for this role).
Gymnast positions pay $21.00 per hour



REHEARSAL /PERFORMANCES:

See schedule schedule for rehearsals and performances.
*Schedule subject to change*

USE OF MINORS IN OUR SHOWS


 

All minors (under the age of 16) must have a parent or guardian present for all rehearsals and performances.
An on site studio teacher is present for all rehearsals and performances as well.


Parents will not be permitted in the audition room for the initial audition. All parents will be allowed in the room for the callbacks of minors under the age of 16.


Anyone under the age of 18 must possess an Entertainment Work Permit prior to the first rehearsal for their show.


In the event a minor under the age of 16 is required to miss a regularly scheduled school day for their performance, the parent will be responsible to provide 3 hours of school work for each day missed

(Because this is a summer schedule, rehearsals and performances should not interfere with regular school schedules)


Character Breakdown

 

 

 

The number at the end of the description denotes the number of positions available for that particular role. All shows perform outdoors.


LEGO® Friends LIVE:
(Casting Kids to Play One of These LEGO® Friends Characters. You can view LEGO® Friends at www.friends.LEGO.com)

  • Olivia (Female to play 13 years old. Must harmonize well!): Cleaver, academic and a problem solver, but stubborn. Loves inventing things, building things and hanging out with her friends.  (3)
  • Emma (Female to play 13 years old. Must harmonize well!):  Designer, stylist and creative but absent minded. Meet her in the beauty shop. Loves drawing, fashion and giving her friends make-over’s. (3)
  • Andrea (Female to play 13 years old. Must harmonize well!): Musician, happy go-lucky and full of drama. Loves music, singing and dancing with friends. (3)
  • Stephanie (Female to play 13 years old. Must harmonize well!):  Party Planner, organized and energetic but a bit of a control freak. Loves planning things and her pets. (3)
  • Mia (Female to play 13 years old. Must harmonize well!):  Animal lover who’s practical and down to earth but always ready to work! Loves animals, being green and playing sports. (3)

Castle Show (Working Title):

  • Princess Penelope (Female ages 16 and up) – The only sane person left in the castle.  She is strong, well-minded, and independent.  She does her best to take care of the kingdom and her bumbling uncle, the wizard. (2 – 3)
  • Marlin The Wizard (Male ages 16 and up) – The former king’s crazy brother.  He is absent-minded, bumbling and old.  He promised his brother that he would look after the kingdom and the princess, but this proves to be too big a task for him to handle.  Although he means well, he is just not quite all there. (2 – 3)
  • Sir Valiant (Male ages 16 and up) – A vain knight in search of a kingdom to rule over.  He is cocky, arrogant, and completely full of himself.  He thinks he is the greatest knight in the entire world and everyone else is beneath him.  He is incredibly mean and hurtful to his “loyal” follower, the squire. (2 – 3)
  • The Squire (Male or Female ages 16 and up) – Coming from a long line of “common folk”, the squire wants nothing more than to be a heroic knight.  Forced to serve under the ruling of the vain knight, Sir Valiant, this young squire takes punch after punch in fear of losing his/her job.  He/She is brave, noble, chivalrous and simply waiting for the right moment to become the hero he/she was born to be. (2 – 3)
  • Swing: (Male or Female ages 16 and up) – A versatile actor or actress to play multiple roles in the same show(s). 

Character Dance Party:

  • Singers (Male or Female with legit pop voice ages 16 and up): Representing the “face of LEGOLAND”. Female: Mezzo Soprano with a belt and a Pop Sound. Male: Tenor with a Pop Sound. (2 – 4)
  • Dancers (Male or Female ages 16 and up): Representing the “face of LEGOLAND”. Dancers should be proficient in Hip Hop and Jazz.  (2 – 6)