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Park in search of talent for 2014 season

Andy Ouriel • Feb 5, 2014 at 5:00 PM

Cedar Point is scheduling its own version of “Star Search”

Rather than selecting one elite performer, park executives want to scoop up as many talented superstars as possible for the upcoming season.

Executives recently announced plans to host auditions for numerous positions, including costume characters, karaoke hosts and even DJs.

Any person landing a summer job also receives numerous perks.

"In addition to gaining resumé-enhancing experience, Cedar Point employees enjoy a variety of benefits that no other summer job can offer, including free admission to Cedar Point and Soak City water park all summer long, low-cost housing, employee appreciation events, a rec center and much more,” the company states in a release.

Calling all performers

WHAT: Cedar Point hosting open auditions for seasonal jobs  

WHERE: Cedar Point Live Entertainment Office, 1 Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky  

WHEN: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday. Registration ends at 3:30 p.m.

WHO: Executives are seeking out a wide variety of performers, including singers and dancers; musicians; technicians; actors and actresses; costume characters; karaoke hosts; DJs and more. All applicants must be 18 by May to audition. Applicants should bring a one-page resumé with references.

MORE: All singers and musicians applying should select a song between 16 to 32 bars. Singers and musicians should select music that is upbeat and illustrates their skill, personality and ability to interact with audience members. A CD player and piano will be available, but other instruments and amplifiers won’t be. Actors and actresses should prepare a 60-second family-appropriate monologue.

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