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  • Dollywood, winner of five Golden Ticket Awards for Best Shows, needs world-class performers! Learn more about our upcoming open call auditions, and perhaps you can join our award-winning entertainment team at Dolly Parton's Dollywood in the Great Smoky Mountains. Audition registration begins at 10:00 am. Please check the audition dates and times below.

    Singers

    Dollywood Singers and Performers

    We are looking for country, musical theater and pop performers. In addition we are looking for singers who can play the following instruments: a female singer who is a strong bluegrass fiddle-player, a male or female singer who can play either electric guitar or electronic keyboard.

    Requirements

    • Prepare three songs in the style(s) you do best
    • Include ballads and up-tempo songs
    • Bring sheet music in your key or CD accompaniment
    • An accompanist and CD player will be provided
    • Please do not bring accompaniment tracks on iPods, iPads or any other digital media players
    • Bring a current head shot and resume if you have one
    • Must be at least 17 years old

    Some singers may be called back later in the day for an additional movement and vocal audition.



  • Dollywood Singers and Performers

    • We are looking for bluegrass bands and bluegrass solo performers to perform during our BBQ and Bluegrass Festival (May 24 - June 8, 2014). Prepare a one to two-minute version of your act.
    • We are looking for Southern Gospel groups to perform during our Fall Southern Gospel Music Festival (September 20th – October 1st). Prepare a one to two minute version of your act.

  • The ideal candidate is someone who is flexible, has a positive attitude, demonstrates willingness to be part of a successful team and the desire to improve one’s craft. Starting dates range from early March to mid-June depending on show assignment. Candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, days, evenings, late nights, weekends and holidays.

    We are looking for:

    Lighting Technicians
    Candidates need at least one year of experience operating theatrical lighting consoles and are familiar with various types of lighting instruments and equipment maintenance.

    Audio Technicians
    Candidates need at least one year of experience mixing live sound for bands, multiple vocalists or theatrical productions and have some knowledge and experience in maintaining a variety of sound equipment.

    Stage Managers
    Candidates need college, professional or theme park experience.

    Other
    Follow-spot operators, stagehands, video specialists and costume dressers.

    Other duties for stage technicians include working load-ins/load-outs, covering multiple shows as needed and typical theatrical stage crew responsibilities. College degree a plus.

    While in-person interviews receive first consideration, if you are unable to interview in person please send your resume and cover letter to Dollywood Entertainment, attn: Tech Applications, 2700 Dollywood Parks Blvd, Pigeon Forge, TN 37863.


  • While live auditions provide the best opportunity for work, we will accept video-recorded submissions.

    • For singers - Please video record yourself performing at least 3 songs (up-tempo, ballad and something that shows your personality, a verse and a chorus is sufficient), do a 30-second monologue (no heavy drama or Shakespeare) and a brief demonstration of your ability to perform simple choreography (an excerpt from a show you performed in is perfectly acceptable as a movement/dance demonstration).

    • For specialty performers/small bands - Prepare a 3-minute presentation that shows a variety of what you can do.

    All submissions are to be on a DVD that includes your name and phone number and formatted to play on a typical US DVD player. Please do not send data CDs or Internet video links. Send your DVD and resume to: Dollywood Entertainment, attn: Auditions, 2700 Dollywood Parks Blvd., Pigeon Forge, TN 37863. All video submissions must be received by Monday, February 17, 2014.


  • Dollywood, winner of five Golden Ticket Awards for Best Shows, needs world-class performers! Learn more about our upcoming open call auditions, and perhaps you can join our award-winning entertainment team at Dolly Parton's Dollywood in the Great Smoky Mountains. Audition registration begins at 10:00 am. Please check the audition dates and times below.

    SCHEDULE
    JAN 4
    14TH STREET PLAYHOUSE
    173 14th Street, Atlanta, GA
    11 AM - 2 PM
    JAN 18
    ROCKETOWN
    6014th Ave. South, Nashville, TN
    11 AM - 2 PM
    JAN 25
    SPIRIT SQUARE - MCGLOHON THEATRE
    345 N. College Street, Charlotte, NC
    11 AM - 2 PM
    FEB 1
    DOLLYWOOD - CELEBRITY THEATRE
    2700 Dollywood Parks Blvd., Pigeon Forge, TN
    11 AM - 2 PM

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