The holiday season is right around the corner! This November, Walt Disney World Resort will be celebrating the holidays starting in November, and there is so much Christmas cheer in store for Guests of all ages. One of the holiday traditions we can’t wait to experience again is the EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays!
If you have always wanted to be a Disney Park performer, then this article is for you! Keep reading to find out more about the auditions Disney Live Entertainment is hosting for EPCOT Festival of the Holidays.
Audition to Be a Holiday Storyteller at the Upcoming EPCOT Festival
The 2021 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays will run from November 26 through December 30, offering Guests over a month of holiday festivities all throughout the EPCOT theme park in Florida. And now, we have some more exciting news — Disney is hosting auditions for the festival!
The EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays is a festival like no other that showcases the holiday traditions celebrated by cultures all around the world. Each of the World Showcase pavilions offers something unique to the festival. And all season long, there are performers — known as Holiday Storytellers — who truly bring the festival to life.
Currently, Disney is accepting online submissions for actors of all abilities and gender identities for EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays at Walt Disney World Resort. Specifically, Disney Live Entertainment is looking for performers for the Italy pavilion and Norway pavilion within the World Showcase.
Below is a description of the actors that Disney is looking for this festival season, courtesy of the official casting call webpage:
ONLINE SUBMISSIONS: Actors Who Are Local to Central Florida for International Festival of the Holidays
Disney Live Entertainment is actively accepting ONLINE SUBMISSIONS from actors of all abilities and gender identities for International Festival of the Holidays performed within Epcot® at the Walt Disney World® Resort near Orlando, FL.
Performers are identified from the local Central Florida area and are under seasonal contract from November – December 2021.
Performers employed by the Walt Disney World® Resort are covered under the terms and conditions of a collective bargaining agreement with Actors’ Equity Association.
Actors for Holiday Storytellers – Throughout the holidays, World Showcase comes alive with the legends and lore of the season.
Italy – La Befana: Female Identifying Role. Actors should be transparent and vulnerable.
Norway – Barn Santa: Male Identifying Role with vocal ability. Great storytelling ability, comic instincts and who will have fun with physical comedy. Recorder or woodwind instruments a plus.
You can find more information on this role — including how to submit your online audition — on the official Disney Auditions website here. The Disney Auditions website shows all of the roles that Disney is currently hiring for.
More on EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays
Want to know more information? Click here to book your holiday trip to Walt DIsney World Resort and read the official description of this beloved EPCOT holiday festival below:
Epcot International Festival of the Holidays
Presented by AdventHealth
Special Event located in World Showcase at Epcot
Join us to celebrate holidays around the world during this spirited seasonal festival at Epcot from November 26 to December 30, 2021. Check back later for festival updates.
An International Yuletide Extravaganza!
Discover a festival like no other, featuring the joyous holiday traditions of our 11 World Showcase nations. Epcot International Festival of the Holidays presented by AdventHealth surrounds you in the wondrous sights, sounds and flavors of the season, as celebrated by cultures near and far.
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