Howl-O-Scream Scare Actors (Virtual Auditions)

SeaWorld, Orlando's Howl-O-Scream Event
$15.00 per hour
Jul 16, 2021
Sep 14, 2021
Contract Type
Part Time
Career Level
Entry Level

We are currently seeking enthusiastic Performers, who are passionate about Halloween, and love to scare, to spread fear and fun at SeaWorld, Orlando's first ever Howl-O-Scream event!

As a Scare-Actor, you will join our Fear Family and be transformed by our world class makeup artists. Whether you walk like a zombie, cackle like a witch, or creep like a werewolf, we need YOU to fill our Howl-O-Scream haunts and scare zones. Don't miss your chance to be a part of this incredible event!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Creating characters to startle and scare guests at SeaWorld Howl-O-Scream Orlando
  • Consistently performing the same scare repetitively throughout the night of the event (some scare positions may involve strenuous physical activity)
  • Being responsible for clocking in and out at the beginning and end of assigned shifts
  • Taking and implementing direction from persons of authority
  • Maintaining a tidy and safe work area
  • Performers may be expected to supply their own black pants, black shoes, and black shirt for certain roles
  • Working well with a diverse group of co-workers

What It Takes To Succeed:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Ability to work from 5:00 PM to 3:00 AM on most event nights and during some rehearsals
  • Availability for majority of event nights. Availability will be one factor used in determining employment offer and/or role placement
  • Previous performance experience is beneficial but not required
  • Many but not all positions require wearing make-up (provided by SeaWorld). Some positions require wearing a mask (provided by SeaWorld)
  • Costumes for characters will be provided by SeaWorld and will remain the property of SeaWorld
  • Ability to perform assigned character for up to 3 hours at a time. Performance may include standing, walking or other strenuous physical activity.
  • Ability to work both indoors and outdoors, exposed to a variety of weather conditions
  • Ability to perform the following physical activities on a frequent basis: stand, walk, climb, bend floor- to- waist/waist-to-overhead and reach overhead, simple grasp and fine manipulation tasks
  • Position may be exposed to heat/cold temperature extremes, chemical, fumes/dust/odor, atmospheric lighting strobe/dim lighting

Prepare For The Auditions: 

  • All interested applicants must apply online and submit a video per the prompts and instructions.  Scare-Actor auditions will all take place virtually.
  • You will be asked to demonstrate your vocal and physical stamina, startle ability and scare tactics
  • Make sure you have ample lighting and we are able to hear you clearly
  • Have fun! We want to see your personality and get a sense of who you are!

Production Timeline:

  • Rehearsals may be scheduled from mid-August to September 9th on any day of the week
  • The event runs Saturday and Sunday September 10 and September 11, 2021 with shifts beginning as early as 4:00pm
  • The event runs every Friday through Sunday from September 17 through October 3, 2021 with shifts beginning as early as 4:00pm
  • The event runs every Thursday through Sunday from October 7, 2021 through October 31, 2021 with shifts beginning as early as 4:00pm
  • Candidates must be available for all event nights.

As a member of the SeaWorld Family, you’ll enjoy a fun, fast-paced environment and great teammates, as well as a few perks of the job along the way:

  • Free Park Admission
  • Discounted Park Admission Tickets and Passes for Family and Friends
  • Exclusive Park Discounts on Food, Merchandise, etc.
  • Special Events
  • Attraction Previews
  • Team Member Referral Incentives
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • And Much More!!

If you’re looking for the opportunity to make the most of your abilities in a one-of-a-kind setting with an entertainment industry leader, we’re looking for you!

Submit your online application and begin your Virtual Audition process TODAY!  You will be redirected to complete the Video Audition after you complete this application.

For more details please visit our auditions website at:

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