Actors, SEA LIFE Weymouth
- Closes27th January 2020
- LocationSouth West
- TypePart time
- SalaryPaid (£15k-20k pro rata)
- Artformfilm, photography, theatre, visual arts
- ContactMichael Best email@example.com
We are SEA LIFE Weymouth and we are part of the magical Merlin Entertainments!
We are currently seeking a Mad Scientist with a flair for improvisation - who can act a bit bonkers in their very own science lab!
About the role
We are looking for Actors who are able to embody the role of Professor Finn - our "Mad Scientist"! You will plot out and play the character and interact with guests throughout the attraction. As the focal character in this special event you will seek to capture our guests imaginations during a 5-10 minute light hearted show, consisting of helping guests learn facts about our Sharks, with props such as a Tiger Shark jaw and Shark skin whilst encouraging audience participation. You will be a key presence in the attraction to entertain guests, talk about the ocean and educate.
You will additionally support the team outside of this event where required, entertaining guests on school trips or for birthday parties and other scheduled special events.
This is a Fixed Term position from 14th February until late April and we have a mixture of Part Time contracts available, working a variety of shifts including weekends, bank holidays and full time hours during peak times as required.
A background in performance is essential along with an ability to bring outstanding characterisation skills. You'll need plenty of stamina, plus a real flair for improvisation as interacting with our diverse range of guests is a big part of the role.
You will need a flexible approach to the role you play and the hours you work, and naturally bring a positive, upbeat and team spirited personality.
Why join team SEA LIFE?
We pay an hourly rate of £8.55