Character at The Dr. Seuss Experience

Contact:
Store Manager

Job Opportunity at The Dr. Seuss Experience in Water Tower Place

Part Time
Posted Mon, Oct 4
Contact:
Store Manager

Oh, the Places We’ll Go! Kilburn Live is proud to announce the award-winning Dr. Seuss Experience is making its next stop on it’s international tour in Chicago, right in the heart of the Magnificent Mile!

We are looking for a team of superstar costume characters/mascots to bring Dr. Seuss’ most iconic characters to life!

We are also looking for a team of character handlers - assisting in the escorting of costume characters.

As a member of our Seuss Experience Character Team, your duties will include the following:

  • Ensure our Character team members are properly representing the character costumes (Appearance, Cleaning/Maintenance, Acting) at all times
  • Perform as one or many iconic Dr. Seuss Character roles while in costume - including The Cat in the Hat (Height requirements 5’6-5’10”), Thing 1, Thing 2 (Height Requirements 5’0” - 5’5”), The Lorax (5’0” - 5’5”), and The Grinch (5’6” - 5’9”)
  • As needed, serving as the handler of the costume character - serving as the interaction lead between the guest and character
  • Provide world class customer service to our guests, facilitating guess feedback and concerns to management

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma Required
  • 1 Year Experience in theme park, performance, character acting, hospitality, or customer service
  • Previous acting and/or costume character experience
  • Ability to work in large-group environments with multiple staff and up to several dozen guests at a time. Public speaking comfort and experience strongly preferred
  • This position requires prolonged periods of standing, walking, repetitive motions, arm waving, bending, kneeling and climbing, at time while wearing costume. All applicants must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • All qualified candidates may require passing a criminal background and vulnerable sector check