Dark Harbor Cast/Monster

About Dark Harbor

The legendary Queen Mary's Dark Harbor is back for another record-breaking twenty-three haunted nights. Over 100,000 scream-seekers will descend upon one of the world's most haunted destinations to brave six maddening mazes on ship and shore. Sinister side shows, creepy bars, and bone-chilling freaks lurk around every turn delivering heart-stopping thrills at this epicenter of terror. 

The Opportunity

We invite you to be a part of our fright-filled Dark Harbor Halloween Haunt experience!   We’re looking for our 2015 Dark Harbor Starring characters, monster cast, understudies and specialty cast members.

 

Seeking the Following Leading & Understudy Roles

Must be available for ALL show dates from 4:30pm – 1:30am including Halloween plus occasional paid media & press engagements between September - October. 

 

Scary Mary (Any Ethnicity, Female, 4’8” – 5’3”, Petit Build) Age 18-24

We are seeking youthful doll-like young women who are playful and childish and love to interact with people. This character feels most comfortable in the spotlight and has exceptional energy and improvisational skills. “She must be physically fit with excellent movement ability.  Scary Mary is a 12 year old little trickster. Approximate Rate: $96-$172/night (paid hourly)

 

The Ring Master (Caucasian, Female or Male in Drag, British Accent, Lean Build) Age 25-60

We are seeking flamboyant, sinister tricksters who are playful, bold and love to interact with people. This character feels most comfortable in the spotlight and has exceptional energy and improvisational skills. “She” must be physically fit with moderate movement ability. The Ring Master “runs the show” and is an excellent actress and temptress. Approximate Rate: $120-$180/night (paid hourly)

 

The Captain (Any Ethnicity, Male, Tall, Medium to Muscular Build) Age 25-60

We are seeking statuesque men who love to interact with people. This character must be physically fit with moderate movement ability. The Captain is a stoic character with no words fewer expressions. Approximate Rate: $96-$172/night (paid hourly)

 

Samuel the Savage (Any Ethnicity, Male, Any Height, Medium to Muscular Build) Age 18-40

We are seeking athletic men who are very expressive and love to interact with people. This character feels most comfortable in the spotlight and has exceptional improvisational skills. He must be physically fit with moderate movement ability. Samuel the Savage is a physically demanding character with few words and many expressions. Approximate Rate: $96-$172/night (paid hourly)

 

Graceful Gale (Caucasian, Female or Male in Drag , Any Height, Lean Build) Age 18-40

We are seeking lithe ethereal, regal beauties reminiscent of a bygone era - Silver screen sirens of the golden age of the 1930's. This character was a first class passenger aboard the Queen Mary. Captivating and beautiful, she was the desire of every man with her large beautiful haunting eyes. She must float on her feet and command a room without saying a word. Approximate Rate: $96-$172/night (paid hourly)

 

The Voodoo Priestess (African American, Female, Southern or Creole Accent, Muscular Build) Age 23-50

We are seeking sinister domineering women who are bold, intimidating and love to interact with people. This character feels most comfortable in the spotlight and has exceptional energy and improvisational skills. She must be physically fit with excellent movement ability. The Voodoo Priestess is a Bayou diva and an excellent actress and temptress. Approximate Rate: $96-$172/night (paid hourly)

 

Seeking the Following Monster Roles, Specialty Cast & Understudies

Must be available for ALL show dates from 4:30pm – 1:30am including Halloween plus occasional paid media & press engagements between September - October. 

 

Maze & Street Monsters (Any Ethnicity, Any Height, Any Build, Any Age)

We are seeking outgoing individuals who love interacting with people and take direction well.  These monsters are very creative, athletic and bold. They feel most comfortable in the spotlight and should feel comfortable in tight, dark spaces wearing special effect make up, prosthetics and masks.

Approximate Rate: $80 -$94/night (paid hourly)

 

Specialty Talent (Any Ethnicity, Any Height, Any Build, Any Age)

We are seeking seasoned entertainers for strolling performances and stage shows including:

Unique Solo Musicians (Singers, Electric Violinists, Accordion Players, Pianists, Cellists, Saxiphonists, etc) Unique Skilled Artists (Comics, Magicians, Strong Men, Tight Wire Walkers, Hand Balancers, Contortionists,  Jugglers, Mimes, Hoops, Tarot Card Readers, Sword Swallowers, Aerialists, Stilt Walkers, Unicyclists)

Unique Dancers (Breakdancers, B Boys, Bone Crushers, Hip-Hop, Acrobats)

Unique Oddities (Little People, Giants, Freaks, Joined Twins, Identical Twins, Amputees, Block Heads)

 

Contract Shows & Acts

We are seeking unique acts and shows for contract including: Fire Dancing, Hand to Hand Adagio, Plate Spinners, Escape Artists, Side Show Acts, Exotic Animal Shows, birds of Prey Shows, Knife Throwers, Snake Charmers, Dare Devils, Illusionists, etc. All contract acts must carry an additional liability insurance policy and obtain all necessary city & state health permits. Please email [email protected] with social media pages, website and rates by July 20th. Approximate Rate: $1500-$3200/wk

Position Requirements

·       Must be at least 18 years old by August 1st, 2015

·       Must be fluent in English

·       Previous experience of working in a theme park environment, or equivalent preferred

·       Must be outgoing with positive enthusiastic guest interaction at all times

·       Must be able to lift, push, and/or pull up to 50 pounds

·       Must be able to stand for up to 8-10 hours during a single shift

·       Must be able to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions

·       Must be willing to support the Dark Harbor Team in all aspects of the production

·       Must be available and register for a Dark Harbor Audition time (July 24-25)

·       Must be available  to work ALL Dark Harbor performance dates from approximately 4:30 PM – 1:30 AM on (Sept. 25, Oct. 1 – 4, 8 – 11 , 15 – 18 , 22 – 25, 28 – 31 and Nov. 1) 

·       Must attend one of the three Event Orientations (Sept. 18 – 20)

Registration for July 24th & 25th Auditions and Interviews

An Equal Opportunity Employer 

 About Queen Mary:

Located in the Port of Long Beach, the Queen Mary features a rich maritime history, authentic Art Deco decor, and stunning views of the Pacific Ocean and Long Beach city skyline. At the time of her maiden voyage in May of 1936, she was considered the grandest ocean liner ever built. Today the Queen Mary is one of Los Angeles major attractions, drawing visitors from around the world.