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Join the Zombie Army, Bring your own Brains...
True to our zombie natures, we're always looking to increase our ranks!
If you are a creative type with a bent towards the dark and macabre WE WANT YOU. Here's how to get involved:
- Download and fill out the Zombie Army Application, then email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Add ZAP on Twitter and join the ZAP Facebook Fan Page, then keep an eye on our upcoming projects - we'll post the positions we need to fill.
- Questions? Email email@example.com
If you show us your brains (in the quality of your work, we mean), you'll be enlisted into the Zombie Army... ONE OF US! ONE OF US! ONE OF US!
2015 Season Statesville Auditions
Auditions will be held at Statesville Haunted Prison, 17250 S. Weber Rd., Crest Hill, IL 60441 on Sept. 18 from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm and Sept. 19 from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
2015 Season HellsGate Auditions
Auditions will be held at HellsGate Haunted House, 3101 Canal St., Lockport, IL 60441 on Sept. 20 from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm and Sept. 21 from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
ACTORS will audition.
COSTUMERS, MAKEUP ARTISTS and TECHNICIANS will be interviewed.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What do I need to bring?
A: You will need job application information such as a SS#, previous employer information, and your availability during October. A water bottle is recommended.
Q. What do I need to wear?
A. We advise you where comfortable clothes. You will be moving around during the improv games.
Q. What will I need to do?
A. Actors will be called in to audition. Makeup artists, Costumers, and technicians will be interviewed. You will be asked to fill out an application and calendar of availability. Then you will have your picture taken so we can attach it to your application.
Q. Do I need to be experienced?
A. Experience is helpful but not required. We ask people to play some improv games and do some silly movements. A good attitude and willingness to try things is what is important.
Q. Do I need to be there the whole time?
A. No. You may show up at any point during the audition times. The auditions are first come, first serve. The length of time you will need to wait to be called in to audition depends on how many other people are there at the time you come.
Q. How old do I need to be?
A. You must be at least 14 to apply. Positions, pay rate, and internships will be determined at auditions.
Q. What is the time commitment if I am hired?
A. Call time is at 4:30pm every day we are open. You will fill out a calendar and then are contracted to work the days you selected. There are also scheduled training and safety days required. To see what days the haunted house will be open this season, visit its website.
Q. What if I can’t be there by 4:30 pm?
A. Some exceptions including work and school are fine but will need to be noted in your contract.
Q. Do I need to attend the training days and acting classes?
A. Yes. The acting classes and rehearsal days prepare you to be ready on opening day. We also take safety seriously. Training days cover all the information you need to keep yourself, your roommates and the audience safe.
For any further questions contact Renee at firstname.lastname@example.org