245033 Range Road 33
Calgary, AB T3Z 2E9

(403) 240-3822

Auditions

Join our Entertainment Department

Join our Entertainment Department and be a part of creating lasting magical memories for our guests every single day! Host our Cinemagic 3D Theatre experience, roam the pathways as part of our Street Character Cast, or perform in our live stage shows.

(Note: The photos & video below were taken before COVID-19. Additional COVID-19 safety protocols are in place.)

Key Dates in 2021:

DANCER ONLINE AUDITION – Apply now. Final date to apply is February 4, 2021
ACTOR ONLINE AUDITION – Apply now. Final date to apply is February 4, 2021
THEATRE HOSTS– Apply online starting January 2021

See below for information on how to audition for the various areas of our program.

Auditions for dancers for our 2021 season is an online submission process.  Deadline to submit the initial application form is February 4, 2021.

The first step is to complete an online Calaway Park Application Form HERE.  In the “Position Applying For” section, please indicate “Dancer”.   Once received, we will email you an Audition Package that you can complete at home by Sunday February 7.  This package will include an additional information form to read and complete, and audition materials for you to submit a video!

General information about the position:

  • DANCERS age 16-22 (minimum age to apply is 16) to greet guests, and perform live in our theatrical stage shows and/or on pathways.
  • Trained dancers with a solid formal dance training (no specific amount of years, but any combination of jazz, ballet, tap, hip hop, etc). Dancers with natural or freestyle hip hop skills and musical theatre experience are also welcome.
  • Good work ethic and attitude, responsible and reliable as a team player is a must.
  • Available for rehearsals Sunday nights 5:00-9:30 pm for the duration of March through June 2021 (exact schedule TBA).
  • Available to work in the Calaway Park season, exact schedule TBA. NOTE: Vacation time during July and August is difficult to accommodate in this contract.

CONTACT INFORMATION

If you have further questions please contact:

Chris Thompson, Entertainment Director
RE: Calaway Live Auditions
chris.thompson@calawaypark.com

Auditions for actors for our 2021 season is an online submission process.  Deadline to submit the initial application form is February 4, 2021.

The first step is to complete an online Calaway Park Application Form HERE.  In the “Position Applying For” section, please indicate “Street Character Cast”.   Once received, we will email you an Audition Package that you can complete at home by Sunday February 7.  This package will include an additional information form to read and complete, and audition materials for you to submit a video!

General information about this position:

  • We cast individuals aged approx. 16-22 (minimum age to apply is age 16) with excellent personality, acting & theatre experience, who are comfortable dressing in costume to greet guests, and perform as a range of characters for photo ops with guests, such as princesses/princes, fairies, robots, pirates and other costumed characters.
  • Good work ethic and attitude, responsible and reliable as a team player, and great rapport with kids is a must. Experience with drama productions or improv is an asset.
  • Available to work in the Calaway Park season. NOTE: Vacation time during July and August is difficult to accommodate in this contract.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact:

Chris Thompson, Entertainment Director
RE: Street Character Cast
chris.thompson@calawaypark.com

Apply to be a part of our small specialized team of 3D Theatre Hosts! We are looking for individuals that are able to bring our Cinemagic 3D characters to life through dressing up, engaging with our guests and inviting them to enjoy our 3D experience.

How to Apply

Applications are accepted starting January 1st, 2021.

Submit an online application HERE and put “THEATRE HOST” in the position you are applying for. Select applicants will be contracted by a Calaway Park representative to set up an interview in January and February.

Requirements
  • Must at least 16 years of age by May.
  • Must be theatre-minded or have theatre experience.
  • Able to engage and interact with guests of all ages with enthusiasm.
  • Good work ethic, positive attitude, responsible, reliable, and a team player
Seasonal Commitment

The hours for this position are 1-2 days on weekends in May, June, September, and October through to Thanksgiving and 4-5 days per week in July and August. Wage starts at $15.40/hr.

Please note: Vacation in July & August is difficult to accommodate.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact:

Chris Thompson, Entertainment Director
RE: Calaway Live Auditions
CalawayParkEntertainment@telus.net

Is your dance studio looking for a fun performing opportunity outside of competitions? Calaway Park books dance studios and other community group performances for show times at the park, highlighting the amazing talent and programs in our city.

Perform 1-2 shows on one day and receive free admission for your performers, instructors and chaperones. This is a great program to enhance the profile of your studio, give your performers a public performance opportunity, and create a fun social day for your group!

Please note: Performances are held on our outdoor Celebration Square Stage and are sometimes subject to weather cancellation. Dates and timeslots are limited, as is the size of group to accommodate. Performances are booked in January/February for May and June weekend dates only.

To see if you qualify for this program and for more information please contact:

Chris Thompson, Entertainment Director
RE: Calaway Live Auditions
CalawayParkEntertainment@telus.net

Calaway Park contracts a variety of professional stage acts (magic, music, dance, puppetry, comedy, etc) and roaming performers (clowns, jugglers, stilt-walkers, ventriloquists, characters, etc). We offer fair rates, an opportunity for multiple-date bookings, and a fun, safe and clean work environment.

Please note: Calaway Park contracts family-friendly entertainment appropriate for all ages (Target market is young families with kids aged 3 to 12).

To submit information about your act and rates, please contact:

Chris Thompson, Entertainment Director
RE: Calaway Live Auditions
CalawayParkEntertainment@telus.net