Are you a motivated performer who would love to bring the Blinky Bill character to life for our visitors young and old. Here at the Sanctuary, Blinky and his friends educate our young visitors in fun and engaging short performances to share the importance of conservation and saving our Aussie wildlife. We invite performers aged 18 years or over to apply for this role.
Details about this Position:
As a member of the Entertainment department, you will perform both onsite and occasionally offsite. This role involves performing as a dancing character mascot in several show formats, in both character suit and ‘show host’ roles.
• If invited to audition, please bring comfortable dance wear, water and a great attitude!
• At audition, you will be required to perform a short script (supplied in advance) and learn a choreographed dance piece. Your audition will be filmed (for selection purposes only).
• Please note - height restrictions for character suits do apply and we are seeking performers with a height range minimum 5’ and maximum 5’8” [152cm - 170cm].
• Hours per week will range from 0 – 38 hours, across a 7 day roster. Availability over weekends and school holiday periods is required.
• Pay rate and conditions will be under the Amusements, Events & Recreation Award 2010. The pay rate is subject to age and experience.
• This is an outdoor role in a non-smoking environment. Non-smokers are preferred.
• Successful applicants must be available to attend a 1.5 hour small group audition in the week commencing 20 September 2021.
• Please note that the role involves working in an environment with birds, reptiles, snakes and stick insects (phasmids).
Audition / Rehearsal / Production datesSuccessful applicants must be available to attend a 1.5 hour small group audition in the week commencing 20 September 2021.
$27 per hour - Casual employee paid fortnightly - Casual role 0-38 hours per week
Character suit performer and Show Host
Blinky Bill is a lovable larrikin koala character mascot here at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. Blinky and his friends educate our youngest visitors in a fun, engaging and memorable way about the importance of conservation and saving our Aussie wildlife.
Anyone, aged 18 and over
- Height: 153 cm / 5ft 0in - 172 cm / 5ft 8in
- Dancing ability: Expert
Applications closed 29 September 2021.