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The Greenville Drive are looking for fun, enthusiastic candidates who are motivated to represent the organization at home games and in the community. The Promo Team is an integral part of home Drive games and devote their time to energizing the fans at Fluor Field and making sure that everyone has a great game day experience!
Saturday, January 18th, 2020
Fluor Field at the West End
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
CHECK-IN: 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM
The ideal candidate will be physically fit and able to sustain energy throughout a Drive game. Must be 18 or older with reliable transportation. Height Requirements: 5’9″ to 6’2″ to fit into the costume. You must be a highly skilled performer with a great ability to improvise and animate. Previous experience as an animator, character, mascot or interactive entertainer is a plus. Seeking people in good physical condition with skills in dancing, tumbling, gymnastics or acrobatics. Must be good with children and be an outgoing people person.
Position requires five months of 70 home games to attend, from April through September. You will have a preset schedule of game dates and times. Most games are in the evening and dates will include weekends. Please note our mascot performs outside in summer months and must take into consideration the likelihood for high temperatures. Additional appearance requests will be all calendar year. Compensation is on a per game basis and will be paid bi-weekly.
Those interested in auditioning will be required to have a 30 second to minute long performance/sketch prepared. This performance is at the discretion of the performer and must be appropriate for a family audience. We suggest you incorporate skits, your dancing abilities, and how you would interact with fans of any age. Tryouts will be on the dugout top. Please arrive between 9:45 to 10:25am. We will audition all candidates until all have had opportunity.
Please wear athletic/workout attire. Bring your ID and registration form.
If you are unable to attend tryouts, we will be accepting audition videos until February 16th. Audition video should include a 30 second to minute long performance/sketch and should be sent to [email protected]. Include a little about yourself and why you should be the iconic Reedy Rip’It!