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Dollywood Entertainment

We are looking for talented singers and expressive actors to be a part of Dollywood’s award-winning shows. Dollywood provides steady work, competitive pay, a unique benefits package, a company culture like no other and the valuable experience that comes from working with some of the entertainment industry’s top professionals.

The best shows in the business... The Golden Ticket is a fan-voted award presented annually by Amusement Today magazine to theme parks worldwide that exemplify the best attributes our industry has to offer. For the TENTH year in a row Dollywood is the proud recipient of the Golden Ticket for Best Shows of any theme park in the world.

Questions? Please send an email to auditions@dollywood.com.

We are looking for versatile singers who are proficient in musical theater, 50’s-60’s rock and pop vocals. Strong movement skills are a plus. We are casting strong male and female country music singers who can perform contemporary, as well as classic, country music. We are also casting expressive actors who are skilled at improvisation, have a strong presence, can project and are able to sing and move well.

Requirements

  • Prepare two songs in the style(s) you do best. A verse and chorus of each song is sufficient.
  • Include ballads and up-tempo songs.
  • Bring sheet music in your key or CD accompaniment.Please make sure that your sheet music is clearly marked for the accompanist.
  • An accompanist and CD player will be provided.
  • Please do not bring accompaniment tracks on iPods, iPads or any other digital media players.
  • You may accompany yourself on acoustic guitar or on Dollywood's keyboard.
  • Bring a current head shot and resume if you have one.
  • Must be at least 17 years old.

Some performers may be called back later in the day for an additional movement and vocal audition. If you do not receive a callback, your audition is concluded.

Please be prepared to stay for the full day or the next day if you receive a callback.

Dollywood is not currently auditioning musicians for the 2020 season.

We are accepting resumes and references in the event that something becomes available, including positions for musician substitutes.

We are looking for accomplished musicians to play a variety of styles, including country, bluegrass, 50’s/60’s rock, pop, and musical theater. Instruments include piano, bass, drums, electric and acoustic guitar, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, steel guitar and woodwinds. Ability to double is a plus. Sight-reading is also a plus.

Dollywood offers the chance to work with the latest in digital audio boards, LED lighting, top-notch video equipment and the best theatrical directors, choreographers, scenic and lighting designers the industry has to offer.

Dollywood theatre technicians also have the opportunity to run lights and audio for some of the biggest names in country, bluegrass, pop, world and  Gospel music – 2018 artists included Amy Grant, Blind Boys of Alabama, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Rhonda Vincent and, of course, Dolly Parton!

Dollywood has four large indoor theatres that each seat 500+, including our showcase venue, “Dolly Parton’s Celebrity Theatre”, that seats 1700. We also have two outdoor venues that each seat over 300 guests. Each space gives you the opportunity to learn, grow and gain experience with each new show and each new opportunity.

Put Dollywood Entertainment on your resume! We are looking for audio and lighting technicians with at least one year of experience to be part of our award-winning team! College degree a plus!

We do not currently plan on holding auditions for children in 2020.