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Wickedly Whiting Coming to Whiting, IN This October

  • Posted : August 27th, 2015
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Wickedly WhitingThe dead have risen, and they’re hungry. Consumed with a ravenous desire for human flesh, they are everywhere. All they do is kill, and the people they kill awaken, infected with whatever it is that is causing the newly dead to rise. Society is crumbling. The streets are in ruins. Your own family and friends may have joined the ranks of the undead. And they’re coming right at you…

Join us in Whiting, Indiana for the first ever Wickedly Whiting Festival! Located 17 minutes south of the Chicago Loop, this Halloween festival is the first of its kind in the region. Enter the festival through a block long apacolyptic scene…but be careful as you do, Zombies are everywhere! Once you get through, hopefully alive, you will be relieved to discover that you are inside the festival, a festival of food, fun, and shopping!

Many types of comfort foods await, perfect for a fall day.

Scare addicts can shop the Market of the Living Dead for all types of halloween, sci-fi & horror items. Artists display their dark talents, and people create monsters right before your eyes!

There’s a stage for the young…and the young at heart…with magicians, reptiles, and costume contests. As dusk settles, take a seat for hallowen themed movies.

Grab a drink in the “Boos and Brews” haunted beer garden and enjoy live local music, dancing, friends, and fun!

Wickedly Whiting is organized by the people who have brought Pierogi Fest to the Region for over 20 years. Pierogi Fest is nationally known and plays host to over a quarter million visitors every year. The WRCOC has proven they can throw a fest, and we would love you to be a part of our newest endeavor. We are working hard to “knock ’em dead” by getting “Wicked” in Whiting!

Wickedly Whiting will take place on October 10th, 2015 from 11:00 am until 11:00 pm.

Questions? Contact us at 219.659.0292or email info@wrchamber.com.

WEBSITE: http://www.whitingoktoberfest.com/
FACEBOOK PAGE:
https://www.facebook.com/wickedlywhiting

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HellsGate Haunted House Auditions & Interviews

  • Posted : August 25th, 2015
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HellsGate Haunted House Auditions & Interviews

If you are a creative type with a bent towards the dark and macabre WE WANT YOU. Here’s how to get involved:

DATES

  • Sunday, September 20th, 2015: 12pm-3pm
  • Monday, September 21st, 2015: 4pm-8pm

LOCATION

HellsGate Haunted House
3101 Canal St.
Lockport, IL 60441
Take Canal 2 blocks past the paintball park and look for audition signs.

CLASS SCHEDULE

  • ACTING CLASS: Sunday, September 27th @
  • SAFETY TRAINING: Tuesday, October 6th @ 4:30pm
  • DRESS REHEARSAL: Wednesday, October 7th @4:30 pm

 All Positions are paid.

  • ACTORS will audition.
  • COSTUMERS, MAKEUP ARTISTS and TECHNICIANS will be interviewed.

Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1636799556600652/

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What do I need to bring? 
A: You will need job application information such as a SS#, previous employer information, and your availability during October. A water bottle is recommended.

Q. What do I need to wear? 
A. We advise you where comfortable clothes. You will be moving around during the improv games.

Q. What will I need to do? 
A. Actors will be called in to audition. Makeup artists, Costumers, and technicians will be interviewed. You will be asked to fill out an application and calendar of availability. Then you will have your picture taken so we can attach it to your application.

Q. Do I need to be experienced? 
A. Experience is helpful but not required. We ask people to play some improv games and do some silly movements. A good attitude and willingness to try things is what is important.

Q. Do I need to be there the whole time? 
A. No. You may show up at any point during the audition times. The auditions are first come, first serve. The length of time you will need to wait to be called in to audition depends on how many other people are there at the time you come.

Q. How old do I need to be?
A. You must be at least 14 to apply. Positions, pay rate, and internships will be determined at auditions.

Q. What is the time commitment if I am hired?
A. Call time is at 4:30pm every day we are open. You will fill out a calendar and then are contracted to work the days you selected. There are also scheduled training and safety days required. To see what days the haunted house will be open this season, visit its website.

Q. What if I can’t be there by 4:30 pm?
A. Some exceptions including work and school are fine but will need to be noted in your contract.

Q. Do I need to attend the training days and acting classes?
A. Yes. The acting classes and rehearsal days prepare you to be ready on opening day. We also take safety seriously. Training days cover all the information you need to keep yourself, your roommates and the audience safe.

For any further questions contact Renee at renee@zap23.com

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Statesville Haunted Prison Auditions & Interviews

  • Posted : August 25th, 2015
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Statesville Haunted Prison Auditions & Interviews

If you are a creative type with a bent towards the dark and macabre WE WANT YOU. Here’s how to get involved:

DATES

  • Friday, September 18th, 2015:  4pm-8pm
  • Saturday, September 19th, 2015: 12pm-4pm

LOCATION

Statesville Haunted Prison
17250 S. Weber Rd.
Crest Hill, IL 60441

Drive towards the back and park; walk in through the fire gate near the back building and head towards the door between the two haunted house facades.

All Positions are paid.

  • ACTORS will audition.
  • COSTUMERS, MAKEUP ARTISTS and TECHNICIANS will be interviewed.

Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/852259208155236/

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What do I need to bring?
A: You will need job application information such as a SS#, previous employer information, and your availability during October. A water bottle is recommended.

Q. What do I need to wear?
A. We advise you where comfortable clothes. You will be moving around during the improv games.

Q. What will I need to do?
A. Actors will be called in to audition. Makeup artists, Costumers, and technicians will be interviewed. You will be asked to fill out an application and calendar of availability. Then you will have your picture taken so we can attach it to your application.

Q. Do I need to be experienced?
A. Experience is helpful but not required. We ask people to play some improv games and do some silly movements. A good attitude and willingness to try things is what is important.

Q. Do I need to be there the whole time?
A. No. You may show up at any point during the audition times. The auditions are first come, first serve. The length of time you will need to wait to be called in to audition depends on how many other people are there at the time you come.

Q. How old do I need to be?
A. You must be at least 14 to apply. Positions, pay rate, and internships will be determined at auditions.

Q. What is the time commitment if I am hired?
A. Call time is at 4:30pm every day we are open. You will fill out a calendar and then are contracted to work the days you selected. There are also scheduled training and safety days required. To see what days the haunted house will be open this season, visit its website.

Q. What if I can’t be there by 4:30pm?
A. Some exceptions including work and school are fine but will need to be noted in your contract.

Q. Do I need to attend the training days and acting classes?
A. Yes. The acting classes and rehearsal days prepare you to be ready on opening day. We also take safety seriously. Training days cover all the information you need to keep yourself, your roommates and the audience safe.

For any further questions contact Renee at renee@zap23.com

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Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare Returns This Fall

  • Posted : August 19th, 2015
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Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare–the ultimate Halloween horror event–returns to Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park, IL(just outside Chicago) for its second engagement from September 25-November 1Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare 2015 will feature three attractions–all new to the Villa Park haunt–based on Zombie’s own horror films: Captain Spaulding’s ClownSchool In 3DThe Devil’s Rejects, and 31Captain Spaulding’s Clown School In 3D and The Devil’s Rejects debuted at Great American Nightmare in Scottsdale, Arizona last year. 31 is a brand new, never-before-seen haunt based on Rob’s forthcoming film of the same name.

The fully immersive haunted house experience at Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare will include the ALL NEW BloodyBoulevard with major carnival rides, freak shows, musical entertainment, roaming characters, themed food and beverages, games and vendors each night. Note: Carnival rides will not be open on concert nights.

For details, tickets, dates of operation, etc., visit GreatAmericanNightmare.com.

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House of Torment Chicago: Now Hiring!

  • Posted : August 13th, 2015
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Calling all actors and Halloween enthusiasts!

Have you ever wanted to work in a haunted house? Has anyone ever told you that you have a wicked grin? Does the idea of scaring people excite you? Here’s your chance!

House of Torment Chicago haunted house is seeking performers for the upcoming 2015 season. With new frights and sights, it’s a perfect time to join in on the fun and be part of the 13th Floor legacy. The performance department will be holding auditions at 8240 Austin Ave, Morton Grove, IL 60053 in August every Wednesday from 6pm-8pm and every Saturday from 12pm-3pm. All applicants will be subject to a background check and must be 16 years of age by September 15, 2015.

FAQ

How old do I have to be?
You must be at least 16 years of age to audition.

What should I wear?
Wear comfortable clothes and shoes that you are able to move freely and be active in.

Should I come in costume?
No, you don’t need to wear a costume. We actually prefer that you don’t.

How do I prepare?
You don’t need to prepare a monologue or bring in head shots and a resume. You just show up and we’ll walk you through the rest.

What is the audition process like?
When you show up we’ll have you fill out an application, then walk you through what we do here and what we’re looking for. After that we’ll bring you to a scene and have you show us how you’d scare in the haunted house.

Bryan Kopp | General Manager | 860.966.8771House of Torment Chicago

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