Please read the entire casting notice to be sure this is something you will be interested in doing and will be able to commit to. It is a really amazing opportunity.
You must fit Dress size ranging from 0-8 to be able to wear the costumes.
Age range: 17-26 (if under 18 years a NY state performer permit is required)
Princess will remain in charter for the entire duration of party. She will interact with the children, tell them her story and sing. Depending on package choice of the parent she will also apply light make up and style hair. Perform a princess coronation as well as oath. Princess will be require to memorize all duties including story telling.
Training will consist of online training, homework given by the trainer as well as memorizing documents and scripts, and shadowing a fellow princess as a actual party.
Princess will get ready at “Castle Headquarters” based in New Windsor, and a lady in waiting will drive them to the party location.
Pay rate is based on a tier system ranging from $20/hr up to $80/hr with potential of receiving tips.
LADIES IN WAITING:
Dress size is open to fit particular person
Age range: 18-35
Lady in waiting (LIW) will make sure all items for party are packed with the correct amount. She will drive the princess to the party keeping in contact with parents with arrival time. Once at party LIW will perform and sing along with the princess in telling her story, staying in character the entire time. Help with any and all activities as well as make any announcements. Keep track of time and make sure the parents are pleased and try to defuse any situations on hand before they escalate if something is wrong.
Training will consist of online training, homework given by the trainer as well as memorizing documents and scripts, and shadowing a fellow LIW as a actual party.
Pay range is also based on a tier system ranging from $15 -$40 also able to receive tips and will be compensated for travel time with a per mile fee of $0.54.
SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS (please READ and FOLLOW instructions- take your time and make your submission count)
Subject: HV CASTING, Princess/ Lady in Waiting, Your Name
*Attach your headshot (JPEG) and resume (please be sure all of your files are properly labeled with your name ex. johndoeresume.jpeg).
* Attach 2 recent selfies (full length from head down to at least the knees, and a close up of your face from the shoulders up) Please be sure to label your photo files with Your Name.
*In the body of your email list your name, your email, your phone number including the carrier, height, which role you fit and are interested in, age range, (if you are under 18 let us know that) the location where you reside and receive mail(we do not need your mailing address), and your links to clips of you singing/acting, or your reel. Please be sure to label your photo files and all of your submission files with Your Name.
***Please note that auditions will be scheduled from submissions and there is an application process if chosen to participate.
Heidi K. Eklund is the owner of Hudson Valley Casting and has been in the entertainment business for over 25 years.