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Old 09-01-2012, 07:11 PM   #901
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I'm planning on applying for the Spring 2013 CP and would like to audition as a character performer. However, I don't want to get stuck with a not-great job if I don't make the audition. Any advice for this?
I know you don't hear if you're accepted into the program until after your audition, which delays your entrance into some of the jobs. After you audition and find out, only a few jobs may be left.
I would really love to be a character, but there are quite a few jobs that I don't want. Should I just forget the audition and apply for my next top role? Is there any way to go to a really early audition before the other jobs all fill up?
It's not like that anymore. If you select several roles, you can be accepted to one of them before the audition. Then if you pass the audition, you are changed to performer.
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Old 09-03-2012, 11:17 PM   #902
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Hi! New to this forum and found this thread.. i know it is old and not very active anymore.. but i thought i'd comment to see who bites. I am considering applying for Spring 2013 as a Character Performer. Realistically, i know i would only be happy if i worked in Entertainment. Obviously it is a hard position to obtain, so that is why i am just loosely planning right now. Auditions are sometime in October, so i may just attend the San Francisco one and see how it goes before i apply, as i am not really set on anything else . I would love to chat with others looking to apply.
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Old 09-04-2012, 10:36 AM   #903
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I just joined myself, and was perusing this thread for tips. It's been my dream to be a face character since I was little, but I've no idea how to get into it. Unfortunately, all of the responses here talk about the college program, but surely there's another way in? I really want to be a face character, but not of the colleges near disney have the programs I want to major in.
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Old 09-04-2012, 03:06 PM   #904
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Some of the audition dates were released today on disneyauditions.com. Fun!
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Old 09-24-2012, 03:21 PM   #905
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If I apply to the DCP for Spring 2013, and then get accepted for another role, can I audition while in WDW to be moved over to entertainment?
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Old 09-24-2012, 07:16 PM   #906
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If I apply to the DCP for Spring 2013, and then get accepted for another role, can I audition while in WDW to be moved over to entertainment?
Not really. There are only select auditions for current CPs, and most are face auditions.
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Old 09-27-2012, 01:35 AM   #907
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If I apply to the DCP for Spring 2013, and then get accepted for another role, can I audition while in WDW to be moved over to entertainment?
Short answer, no. You can audition for entertainment at one of the auditions this October for entertainment! If you are offered a role before auditioning, you can accept that role and be switched to entertainment upon passing the audition!

Otherwise, you can always opt to extend your program and audition for entertainment then, but you'll have to spend the entire program with a different role before you can extend!
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Old 10-22-2012, 01:08 PM   #908
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I'm doing Spring Advantage 2013, i know they hold a Fall extension audition in May for only regular Spring (Advantage can't attend i asked them).. so will there be an Advantage extension audition in like July/August?! I really hope this is true I'm sure someone might know!
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Old 10-22-2012, 03:30 PM   #909
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I'm doing Spring Advantage 2013, i know they hold a Fall extension audition in May for only regular Spring (Advantage can't attend i asked them).. so will there be an Advantage extension audition in like July/August?! I really hope this is true I'm sure someone might know!
Yup. Hold tight. I was Spring Advantage 2011, and I was able to attend an Advantage audition, but it wasn't the one in May. Your time will come.
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Old 10-22-2012, 07:31 PM   #910
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Yup. Hold tight. I was Spring Advantage 2011, and I was able to attend an Advantage audition, but it wasn't the one in May. Your time will come.
Thank you so much i was just worried because i would like to extend if i finally by some miracle get CP!
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Old 10-31-2012, 02:08 AM   #911
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ahh i made a separate post about this question but here seemed like a good place to ask it again! for people who have worked in entertainment, what are general opinions of the role? i obviously completely respect confidentiality but i am so torn whether or not i should audition, since i hear the costumes can get very heavy and hot, but there are also many upsides. can anyone share some insight? thanks!
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Old 11-05-2012, 01:26 PM   #912
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Applying for Fall 2013 Advantage.

I know the applications are not out yet but I wanted to get a head start on information I should know.

My dream is to be Tinkerbell's face character.

How do they choose you for the audition?
How long is the audition?
Do they choose you based on how you look?

Also, can you apply for more then one thing? I am Disney obsessed and I would do anything just to get a chance to work there so I would do any job there.

Thank You!
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Old 11-07-2012, 11:54 AM   #913
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I know the applications are not out yet but I wanted to get a head start on information I should know.

My dream is to be Tinkerbell's face character.

How do they choose you for the audition?
How long is the audition?
Do they choose you based on how you look?

Also, can you apply for more then one thing? I am Disney obsessed and I would do anything just to get a chance to work there so I would do any job there.

Thank You!
Anyone can attend an audition listed for the College Program. Depending on how many rounds you advance through (dance portion, acting portion, more challenging dance, so on) and the amount of people at your audition, it could be several hours. Height is the primary factor Disney considers during auditions-there are lots of different character height ranges, I believe Tinkerbell is around...5'2? Many character performers are not face characters, per say-that role also include dancers for parades and fuzzy characters like Tigger and Mickey. Looks only come into play if the people at the audition pull you to be considered to become a face character like Tinkerbell. From what I understand this is pretty rare among Colleg Program-ers.
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:41 PM   #914
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Fur Character Auditions

Hello,

Im just wondering can you just go and audition for a fur character e.g mickey mouse?

And does anyone know anymore information about the fur character roles, everything on the disney websites are for face characters and parade performers.

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Old 12-24-2012, 11:31 AM   #915
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Fur auditions come around every so often, just keep an eye out. The post for it usually has a picture of Chip and Dale, Mickey, etc.
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