Universal Studios Japan® is returning to Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Chicago, Orlando and New York and looking for excellent talent to join our brilliant team in Osaka Japan in 2014.
We are casting:
* Female & Male Actors & Hosts
* Dancers who sing well
* Singers who move well
* Female Ballet Dancers
Character Descriptions for Female Actors & Hostesses
Strong acting ability a must, with the flexibility to convincingly lip-synch Japanese dialogue.
Actors and Hostesses will be featured in regular, seasonal and special shows, greetings, events and parades. Singing and dancing skills a plus, but not required.
Alice (from The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland series) - Cute and perky ingénue who is able to play ages 12-20.
Cinderella Sweet, beautiful female actress to portray the fairy tale princess to play the age range 18-25.
Princess Fiona (Human version) - Sweet, beautiful and smart female actress to portray pre-orge Fiona from the Shrek® series.
Marilyn Monroe - Sexy female actress to portray the American Icon for guest greetings in the Hollywood section of the Park. Must be able to convey the subtle screen goddess nuances while interacting with guests.
Triwizard Tournament Prefect - Female actress to serve as hostess for the Triwizard Tournament Experiences in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Must look and be able to portray high school age and speak English with a British accent. Candidates will need to learn a Japanese script and must be willing to work outdoors
Choir Master Frog Choir - Female actress to serve as Choir Master and hostess for the Frog Choir Experiences in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Must look and be able to portray high school age and speak English with a British accent. Frog Choir Master candidates must have a sense of rhythm. Prior choir conducting experience a plus, but not a requirement. Candidates will need to learn a Japanese script and must be willing to work outdoors.
Character Descriptions for Male Actors & Hosts
The Terminator, Sara Connor and T-1000 come to life here, in the worlds first 3-D cyber adventure. This surround sound experience takes you beyond imagination as the battle for our planet rages on between plasma blasts, explosions and a hail of gunfire. Its a pulse-quickening, live action stunt spectacular!
The Terminator - Tall, handsome, body-builder type with strong features and good resemblance to original movie character. Universal Studios Japan® requires male performers of good physical strength and high athletic ability for running, jumping and climbing, to perform the T2:3D show as well as seasonal shows, events, greetings and parades.
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is coming to Universal Studios Japan®. Explore the mysteries of Hogwarts castle, visit the shops of Hogsmeade and experience pulse-pounding rides and attractions that transport you into a world of magical thrills and excitement.
Hogwarts Express Conductor - Seeking male performers to portray mid 30's - 60's. Must be able to speak English with a British accent. Will be required to learn and perform the indicated English/ Japanese script below. Must have at least an N2 level of Japanese Language Proficiency (New JLPT N2) for speaking and listening in order to react with guests in the park. Must be willing to work outdoors.
Wandkeeper at Ollivanders- Seeking male performers to portray mid 40's - 60's. Must be able to speak English with a British accent. Will be required to learn and perform the indicated English/ Japanese script below. Japanese language fluency/experience a plus but not required.
Shows & Character Descriptions for Singers who move well
Universal Monsters Live Rock and Roll Show
Beetlejuice, the comic king of souls recently departed, hosts this rock and roll/pop extravaganza. Frankenstein, his Bride, The Wolfman, affectionately called Wolfie and Dracula join BJ in his favourite graveyard at midnight as they rock the night away accompanied by Hip and Hop, the mistresses of the morbid.
Frankenstein - Male baritone pop singer 60 or taller, who sings to an F with nice low tones and a strong falsetto. Male singers who are called back for Frankenstein will be taught the Universal Studios Japan® audition version of Carlos Santanas Smooth.
Bride of Frankenstein Soulful, sassy and sexy female, alto or soprano, with a strong belt up to C#. Must have basic dance skills and a strong stage presence. Female Singers who are called back for the role of Bride Of Frankenstein will be taught the Universal Studios Japan® audition version of Gloria Gaynors I Will Survive.
Male and Female Singers who Move well:
Throughout the year, we feature grand productions and fun, energetic musical shows featuring a variety of singers.
Male and Female Pop Singers who are comfortable with various styles of singing including one or more of the following: gospel, pop, R&B and classical. Singers must be able to perform simple jazz style combinations. Additional dance ability a plus.
Shows & Character Breakdown for Dancers who sing well
Universal Monsters Live Rock and Roll Show
Beetlejuice, the comic king of souls recently departed, hosts this rock and roll/pop extravaganza. Frankenstein, his Bride, The Wolfman, affectionately called Wolfie and Dracula join BJ in his favorite graveyard at midnight as they rock the night away accompanied by Hip and Hop, the mistresses of the morbid.
Wolfie - Excitable, young male, pop tenor who sings to a G and is not afraid to howl at the moon. Must be a strong dancer with great energy. Male dancers who are called back for Wolfie will be asked to learn and sing the Universal Studios Japan® audition version of Bon Jovis ONE WILD NIGHT.
Dracula - Strong, sexy male, pop tenor/baritone who sings to an F# and is also a great dancer. Male dancers who are called back for Dracula will be asked to learn and sing the Universal Studios Japan® audition version of Ricky Martins LA VIDA LOCA.
Hip and Hop - Cute, perky female dancers and pop singers able to belt a C#. Looking for cheerleader types. Female dancers who are called back for Hip/Hop will be asked to learn sing the Universal Studios Japan® audition version of Donna Summers HOT STUFF.
Shows & Character Breakdown for Female Ballet Dancers
Beauxbatons Students - Seeking female dancers with strong ballet technique who can play high school age for roles as students of the Beauxbatons Academy of Magic. Performers will also be required to participate in a variety of seasonal and special shows, events and parades outside of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Rhythmic gymnastics skills a plus. Performers must be willing to work outdoor
Audition Tour Schedule
Salt Lake City, 10 &11 August
Las Vegas, 13 & 14 August
Hollywood, 16, 17 &18 August
Chicago, 21 & 22 August
Orlando, 24 & 25 August
New York City, 28, 29 & 30 August
Please note that auditions are by appointment only and all applicants must be at least 18 years of age on the day of the audition.
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