VIRGIN VOYAGES - Virgin Voyages Cruise Line Auditions

Posted: April 18, 2019

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Seeking magnetic, playful, and delightful rockstars to join the entertainment team onboard Virgin Voyages’ inaugural ship, the Scarlet Lady. 

Are you… 
a drag queen eager to engage with a new audience?
a gym bunny burnt out from your normal routine?
a soon to be art teacher who wants to create while traveling?
a burlesque hostess eager to try new acts?
a foodie eager to share your love of food and drinks?
a gamer who loves to play board and console games with new friends?
a magician who likes to charm your audience with parlour tricks?
a party-starter?
a hype man or woman or whatever you choose?
a unicorn? 
                        …then we want to meet YOU! 

SUPER POWERS REQUIRED

We are just as interested in the comprehensive representation of a diverse humanity as we are in finding exceptional talent when casting our ground-breaking entertainment for Virgin Voyages. So, if you think you don’t fit the breakdown, SHOW UP. You think you’re the wrong size, color, gender…whatever, YOU’RE NOT. WE WANT YOU. SHOW UP, show us your stuff and LET’S HAVE SOME FUN. 

 THE DIVA – an outgoing drag queen

  •   Professional Drag Performer
  •   Can sing, move and tell a joke
  •   Sharp, smart and cheeky people skills
  •   Ability to hold and audience for a moment or an hour
  •   Ability to dial up and dial down the naughtiness
  •   *We’re not morning people and we won’t make you be either!  Full beat not necessary but be prepared to show us a pop of personality. 

THE HOSTESS– female identifying, a glamorous and dynamic burlesque host, and affinity for 50s pinup styling a plus!

  •   Dynamic, playful personality
  •   Epically glamorous look
  •   Really down to earth and approachable
  •   Wicked hosting skills
  •   Ability to engage a group, small or large 

THE FOODIE– male identifying, female identifying or non-binary, think Antoni from Queer Eye (and yes, there will be guacamole)

  •   Knowledgeable about the culinary world
  •   Not necessarily a master chef, but knows their way around the kitchen, and has probably worked a TON of catering gigs
  •   Epically engaging and good at commanding a crowd
  •   Very nutrition minded with a heavy knowledge of good health and wellbeing
  •   Red hot look and personality  

THE BALANCER/THE CONTENDER- male identifying, female identifying or non-binary, a wellness fan with a focus on physical and spiritual fitness

  •   Wellness focused
  •   Nutrition and exercise expertise
  •   Knowledge of sports and gameplay a must
  •   Able to hold a group in conversation, whether at rest or at play
  •   Be an epic motivator, always making others feel good about what they are doing  

THE CREATOR– male identifying, female identifying or non-binary, an enthusiastic visual artist eager to share their skills and love of all things art

  •   Visual artist, preferably of multiple mediums
  •   Really good at explaining the artistic process to others
  •   Able to guide novice artists through a project to completion
  •   Enjoy being watched while creating art and can create in loud, disruptive spaces
  •   Eager to talk about their art and the art of others  

THE GAMER– male identifying, female identifying or non-binary, energetic game enthusiast

  •   Expert gamer, both digital and old school
  •   Ability to quickly learn new games and teach them on the fly
  •   Ability to engage with audience and make things seem super cool and relevant
  •   Be able to update content of games based on current events and sailor demographics
  •   Ready to play with sailors and make them feel comfortable and at ease  

THE CHARMER– male identifying, female identifying or non-binary, reads 21-40, magnetic personality and an affinity for close up magic

  •   Up and coming magician with excellent close up skills
  •   Ability to go with the flow and perform anytime/anywhere
  •   Have a knowledge of or the desire to learn about mixology
  •   Ability to hold an audience of one to one hundred
  •   Ability to teach moments of magic to sailors
  •   Be prepared to show us your skills

THE HYPE/THE FLARE– male identifying or non-binary, Hype Beast and party motivator

  •   Not shy, in the least
  •   Able to engage in an authentic conversation with anyone at any time
  •   Ability to ramp up a party, just by being there
  •   Open to new experiences and leading others through the unknown
  •   Ability to be an expert improvisor and to host an event, at the spur of the moment  

THE SPARK/THE GLOW– female identifying or non-binary, Hype Beast and party motivator

  •   Not shy, in the least
  •   Able to engage in an authentic conversation with anyone at any time
  •   Ability to ramp up a party, just by being there
  •   Open to new experiences and leading others through the unknown
  •   Ability to be an expert improvisor and to host an event, at the spur of the moment

ALL THE THINGS      

  • Rehearsals beginning in NYC January 2020
  • 4-5 months at sea
  • Performer minimum $900/week
  • Travel and lodging provided 


+ All performers should be proficient in English.

+ Union/Non-Union.

+ All performers should be 21 or older.   

OPEN CALL LOCATION

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

1147 West Jackson Blvd

Chicago, IL 60607


CALL BEGINS AT 10:00 AM.

Please bring a resume, a recent photo of yourself and be prepared to show us your work and share relevant links (Instagram handle, show reel, website). Come with a story to tell, an Instagram story to share, and, most importantly, to be your most authentic self. Callbacks will take place the same day between 6-8pm.



Visit www.brightlightsbigsea.com for more information!

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