23 Apr

Paid Comedic Acting Work Jobs Vacancy in Jest Murder Mystery Company Chicago

Paid Comedic Acting Work
Jest Murder Mystery Company
Chicago IL
23 Apr, 2018 30+ days ago

Jest Murder Mystery Company Chicago urgently required following position for Paid Comedic Acting Work. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Paid Comedic Acting Work Jobs Vacancy in Jest Murder Mystery Company Chicago Jobs Details:

Comedic Mystery Dinner Theater Performer needed to perform in Chicago and surrounding areas.

We book the show…you rock the house!

Jest Murder Mystery Company has been in the business of making people laugh by performing hilarious interactive dinner theater shows all over the country since 1999. We now contract troupes in 16 different cities and we are looking for funny people to perform our shows in your area. Here's how it works. We book the shows and then hire independent contractors (you) to perform them. We want these shows to be excellent so we hire only the most talented actors and we pay them well.

Requirements and skills:

  • We are looking for STAGE ACTORS so make sure to include your ENTERTAINMENT RESUME and we will ask for a HEADSHOT.
  • Please do not apply if you do not have any stage acting experience.
  • Must be outgoing, personable and have excellent comedic timing. Improvisational skills a plus. Audience and client charmers wanted!
  • Must be able to comprehend, memorize and perform a script on your own.
  • Must work well with others and be flexible with clients and acting partners
  • This is a professional acting gig so you must be a professional at all times
  • Prior stage experience required and you must be at least 21 years old
  • Must be extremely reliable (no matter what happens, the show must go on...no matter what)
  • Must have good availability on Friday and Saturday evenings and some week nights. It all depends on what the client wants, (usually plenty of prior notice given).
  • Must be able to provide your own costumes. Jest approval required.
  • Some shows will require travel which will result in additional pay.
  • Detail oriented, self-starters do very well in our company.
  • Actors are contracted on a per show basis.
  • Ownership of a vehicle is required. You must be able to get to your venue!
  • You will not be considered if you do not own a vehicle. Sorry, it's part of the gig.

If you are looking for a fun, creative outlet that actually pays, this is it. If you have great, funny shows, you will get more bookings!

Video auditions will be scheduled with those who are qualified.

Here is a short video of what it is like to work for us


And don't forget to break a leg!

Job Type: Contract


  • Stage: 1 year


  • High school or equivalent


  • Chicago, IL

Required work authorization:

  • United States

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