Kaleidoscope is hiring for character actors, face painters, and balloon twisters in all of CT, MA, and RI! Positions pay a high hourly rate and travel (just ask us when you email over information)–get paid to be the life of a party!
Now Hiring for May, 2017:
- Face painters & balloon twisters (artists of any gender) Eastern MA and RI
- (No character actors or CT artists are being hired at this time.)
If you would like to submit your resume and any head shots / portfolio to be kept on file after April 30 (our last interview date) or for a position we’re not currently hiring for, please submit it to be notified the next time we’re hiring.
PRINCESS, SUPER HERO, AND OTHER ACTORS Looking for fun, out-going, confident people who like working with kids to be character actors! Super heroes, princesses, and more. You’ll be going to birthday parties around your area (typically abut 45min from home) and making kids smile, but as you get better we’ll start bringing you on to some super fun (and huge) corporate events in NYC, Boston, and everywhere in between! Introduce yourselves, take pictures, sing songs, play games, plus face paining and balloon twisting. Check out what our packages look like.
FACE PAINTERS + BALLOON TWISTERS
Looking for fun, out-going, confident people who like working with kids for face painters and balloon twisters! The bulk of the job is going to birthday parties around your area (typically abut 45min from home) and making kids smile, but as you get better we’ll start bringing you on to some super fun (and huge) corporate events in NYC, Boston, and everywhere in between! Check out what our packages look like.
- We’ll train you!
- Gigs are typically 1.5-2.5hrs long and you get about one gig a weekend
- You’ll get your schedule a week in advanced with some events
- You head on over to the event, make everyone smile, and have a great time
- Work part time on weekends with flexibility
- Training takes generally 4 sessions of 3-4hrs each and will be throughout May so you can start working for June. (If you get your training done faster, you can start mid-May. Up to you!)
Character actors must have some acting or singing background, even if it’s just high school theatre
- Face painters and balloon twisters don’t have to have any art experience, but must love to get crafty!
- This is a great job for high school or college students, or anyone looking for PT work
- MUST have own car and valid driver’s license
- MUST be fun, out going, and professional
- MUST be comfortable working by yourself, have good self-management skills, and full weekend availability
- MUST be able to pass a background check against any child abuse charges
AUDITIONS + INTERVIEWS
Auditions and interviews will take place the end of April in MA and RI. (We’ll have 10 dates for you to choose from.)
Character Actors – You’ll be asked to prepare one Disney song of your choosing that shows off your voice and perform in character. You’ll also be able to take your pick of any princess or super hero to answer some of our interview questions in that character.
- Face Painters and Balloon Twisters – Just a normal interview!
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with a resume, any head shots / portfolio work, references, or anything else you’d like to send over!
POTENTIAL INTERVIEW SLOTS
Interviews will be held:
- Wed, April 19 — Auburn, MA — 4:00-7:30pm
- Thurs, April 20 — Providence, RI — 4:00-7:30pm
- Sat, April 22 — Burlington, MA — 10:00am-12:30pm
- Sat, April 22 — Auburn, MA — 2:30-6:30pm
- Sun, April 23 — Providence, RI — 4:00-6:30pm
- Sat, April 29 — Providence, RI — 12:00-3:00pm
- Sun, April 30 — Auburn, MA — 10:00am-12:30pm
- Sun, April 30 –Burlington, MA — 2:30-6:30pm
***You may pick any date or time, regardless of where you live. No matter where you interview, you will be hired in your “region”. (The hour travel-radius around your house.)
POTENTIAL TRAINING DATES
For prior planning, trainings will take place in both our Hartford, CT and Worcester, MA offices (you can pick whichever is closer to you to train at), BUT entertained would be working close to home. (The average commute is 30-45min away from home, with travel pay.)
Each entertainer would be required to sign up for only 3 sessions around their schedule, but could sign up for more if they choose. (We have a ton for you to choose from, but only for your convenience.)
- Face painting trainings:
Date and times TBD
- Balloon twisting trainings:
Date and times TBD
- Character trainings:
Date and times TBD