Grand Carnival at Dorney Park & Carowinds (Singers & Dancers)

Grand Carnival at Dorney Park & Carowinds (Singers & Dancers)

CATEGORY: Performer

RWS Entertainment Group
New York, NY 11101

Job Details


RWS Entertainment Group is providing casting services for the 2021 summer seasons at both Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom and Carowinds. Seeking Singers who Move Well, Singer/Dancers and Dancers to perform a high-energy song-and-dance revue style show called “Hot Rhythm Nights” as well as a nightly parade celebration for their “Grand Carnivale” event. This show package will be presented at both parks. Looking for two separate casts: one for each park location.


Producing Company: Cedar Fair Entertainment Company

Casting: RWS Entertainment Group

Dorney Park Creative Team: David Foster (Director); Carly Lawrence (Choreographer)

Carowinds Creative Team: Desi Hyter (Director); Jessalyn Espiritu (Choreographer)

The following roles are available for both locations:



Relatable performers who can command a stage and connect with an audience. Enthusiastic belters, tenors and baritenors. Contemporary sounding voices to perform recent and current pop hits. Strong harmonizing skills a must. Must move or dance well. All singer roles will require the ability to sing and perform choreography at the same time. Pervious theme park or cruise ship experience is a plus. Must be 18 years of age or older. Non-Union.



Infectiously energetic performers with strong jazz and hip-hop technique who can connect with and entertain an audience. Dancers do not have to sing. Pervious theme park or cruise ship experience is a plus. Must be 18 years of age or older. Non-Union.


NOTE: Singers and Dancers can be Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian/Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern/North African/South Asian, and/or white, as well as inclusive of all gender identities.


Contract Details:


·      Rehearsals start at Carowinds in Charlotte, NC on July 2, 2021. Performances run July 17 through August 1, 2021.

·      Rehearsals start at Dorney Park in Allentown, PA on July 9, 2021. Performances run July 24 through August 8, 2021.

·      This contract will require singers and dancers to perform 6 days per week and up to 8 hours per day (with appropriate breaks). Cast members will have one day off per week.

·      Performance venues will be outdoor and/or open air.

·      Pay Rate: $684/week.

·      Housing can be provided for those who are not local to either park location.


Audition Information:


RWS will hold virtual auditions by appointment via Zoom on Friday, April 30, 2021.


To submit for consideration: Go to and fill out our online submission form by 5pm Eastern on Monday, April 26, 2021 at the latest. Singers must submit movement/dance footage in addition to vocal footage in order to be considered. Dancers do not have to submit any vocal footage. You will be contacted by email, if selected, to set up a Zoom appointment for April 30th. Preparation instructions will be given upon appointment confirmation.


Not everyone who submits will be contacted. Submissions received after April 26 may not be considered.  


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