Join Our Merry Troupe!

Attention ACTORS, SINGERS, & COSPLAYERS in the North Austin area!! We’re CURRENTLY AUDITIONING for PRINCESSES!

Do you enjoy working with kids? Love belting out princess songs and Broadway numbers? Dream of taking your karaoke passion into the real world and making a bit of money with those melodic pipes? Backyard Fairy Tales is NOW HIRING quality character entertainers to perform at birthday parties, corporate event functions, meet and greets, and more! Get paid to have fun and make dreams come true as everyone’s favorite princesses and more.

We’re a new character themed party business in town and are looking for character actors with a musical/acting background and a great love for everyone’s favorite fairy tales. Applicants will need to be available on weekends and the occasional weekday and be able to travel around the surrounding Austin area (primarily Round Rock, Hutto, Pflugerville, and Georgetown).


RESPONSIBILITIES and DUTIES

For Backyard events and party packages, character entertainers will engage in the following activities:

  • Staying in character throughout entire event
  • Singing character specific songs
  • Playing children’s games
  • Portrait sessions with children and parents

Character entertainers are responsible for the following:

  • Character appropriate make-up and hair (except when a wig is available from Backyard Fairy Tales)
  • Traveling to designated event venues
  • Arriving on time, fully dressed in costume

Backyard Fairy Tales will provide costumes. However, if you have a well-made, high quality costume you would like to wear for events, additional compensation will be granted.

QUALIFICATIONS and SKILLS

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong vocals and knowledge of popular children’s music
  • Experience working with children
  • Advanced hair and make-up skills
  • Strong and creative improv skills
  • Patient attitude
  • Bright and upbeat demeanor
  • No visible tattoos
  • No visible piercings (except ears)
  • Physically fit
  • MUST be able to pass a background check

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Musical theatre experience
  • Formal vocal and acting training
  • Bilingual (looking for women fluent in Spanish, Arabic, French, and German)
  • Ability to read music

COMPENSATION

Party Packages range from 45 mins to 2 hours.

Base pay is $50/hr.

Additional compensation will be granted for:

  • Character entertainers that supply their own high quality, well made costume(s) for events
  • Party package add-ons that require additional skills of the entertainer (such as face painting, balloon animals, etc.)

All character entertainers are paid as independent contractors.

— APPLY to info@backyardfairytales.com with:

♥  Your resume
♥  Why you’d be the perfect princess
♥  Current headshot
♥  Youtube link to a clip of your singing voice, unedited.