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ArtSquad Actor

Date Posted: 05/08/2017

Application Deadline: 06/30/2017

Type of Position: Temporary

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Submission Instructions: (Note: Deadline was posted by CPAC administrators for quality assurance. Please contact MOCA for information about this position.)

● Interested applicants must submit a resume, detailing related experience, to Nicole Ledinek, Curator of Education + Engagement: nledinek@mocacleveland.org
● Subject line: ARTSQUAD ACTOR
● Auditions may include improvisation, dancing, and interview questions

Responsibilities:
● Have enthusiastic and high energy when with the public to keep entertainment level high
● Flexibility to work mornings and weekends
● Preserve the identity of the characters without deviating from established character including: body language/mannerisms, attitude, interaction, and MOCA representation
● Work well in a team environment with another character
● Maintain to the best of your ability the quality of the costume

Requirements:
● Flexible work schedule: must be available some mornings and weekends
● Previous experience as a mascot/character actor
● Must be in good physical shape, able to wear the costume for periods as long as 20 minutes and pantomime. Physical acting abilities a must
● Character 1: Height between 5’10” - 6’3” with a maximum weight of 220 pounds
● Character 2: Height between 5’3” - 5’7” with a narrow build

Availability + Pay:
● Shifts range from 90 minutes to 4 hours
● Schedule is set 1-4 months in advance
● 2 actors per program
● Base pay of $15 p/hour

Organization: Museum of Contemporary Art

Provide entertainment as part of our ArtSquad, Beauregard and Cherry, at Preschool Playdates, Free First Saturday, MOCA Family Day, and other select programs. During programs meet and greet children and their families, work closely with MOCA Education and Engagement staff, take photos, pass out pencils and stickers, and interact with families to enhance all-around MOCA experience.