Frequently Asked Questions

General Audition Information

How often can I audition?

There is no limit on the number of auditions you can attend. However, you will only be given the chance to audition once in front of the panel during a specific audition. Click here to view upcoming auditions.

I am a current SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment team member – can I audition?

Yes. However, team members must be in good standing to be considered. Please contact your local Human Resources department to determine any restrictions based on your current employment status.

Can I send in material?

Yes.  Click here for information about video auditions.

When is the next Busch Gardens Williamsburg audition?

Click here to our view upcoming auditions.

May I audition or interview for more than one position?

You may audition for multiple disciplines but you will be required to attend the specific audition times called out for each opportunity. We focus on only one discipline at a time during auditions.

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What kind of audition material are you looking for?

Audition material should be appropriate for family audiences. Please refer to the specific Entertainment Opportunity page for requirements.

Do I have to attend an audition to interview for a technical, costuming, or stage management position?

Technical, costuming, and stage management roles are posted online at A recruiter from Human Resources and a manager from the Entertainment Department will review your application and contact you regarding your application status.

Can I apply prior to attending an audition?

Yes, we strongly recommend you do so. This will make the hiring process quicker if you are offered a position. Please apply online at for the position you are auditioning for. View our upcoming auditions.


Audition Day Information

How long do auditions take?

Audition lengths can vary. Please be patient with the process and be prepared to wait.

What do I need to bring to the audition?

Each audition is different. Please refer to the specific Entertainment Opportunity page for requirements. Bringing a completed liability release form for the state you are auditioning in will also expedite the process. 

Is there anything I should do to prepare for my audition?

Please refer to the specific Entertainment Opportunity page for requirements. 

Will my audition have a time limit?

Please refer to the specific Entertainment Opportunity page for restrictions. 

When should I arrive for my audition?

Please plan to arrive 30 minutes prior to the call time. You will be seen in the order in which you arrive. 

What is the difference between seasonal, variable, part time, and full time?

Please click here for information on team member statuses.  It is important to note, seasonal team members must re-audition each season.

I am interested in a leadership role.  Where do I apply?

Leadership positions are posted on the website. Postings are updated as positions become available, so we recommend checking the site frequently.


Application and Employment Process

When will I hear back about a role I auditioned for? How long will it take for a recruiter to contact me about a position that I have applied for?

Each audition timeline and process is different. You will be contacted by a recruiter from Human Resources or a representative from the Entertainment team with the results of your audition as soon as casting/hiring decisions have been made.

How long does it take to fill out an online application?

It varies by individual. Expect to spend approximately fifteen to thirty minutes completing the application.

Do I need to include a resume with my application?

Yes. The more information you provide on the application, the better. Adding a resume is helpful for the hiring team to learn more about your performance history and skills.

Are all jobs posted on your site currently available?

Please refer to current audition postings for more information.


Job Requirements and Benefits

Is there an age requirement for Entertainment positions?

Age requirements vary by location and position. Please refer to the Entertainment Opportunity pages and specific job postings. 

Does SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment support a drug free workplace? 

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment is committed to providing a work environment that is drug free. Candidates are required to submit to a substance abuse test for the presence of illegal substances.

How can I learn more about the benefits associated with working at SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment?

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment is proud to be a leader in the industry, especially in the areas of team member benefits. Click here to learn more about the benefits associated with full-time, part-time and seasonal positions.

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