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  • Teen wanting to work for disney

    Hey guys,

    My reason for posting this thread is because i want the 411 on how i can become a Cast member at disneyland. Mainly anything on main street.

    I currently work at The Disney Store (Not owned by disney anymore, but its still disney) So i have retail experience, so i'm looking towards the emporium. But anything is fine with me. I just want to work there.

    Also i'm a bit interested in being a purcussionist in The Trash Can Trio or Disneyland Band. I have purcussion experience of 7 years and counting (2 more years of High school)

    Is it better to go to a job fair or just go to TDA and ask for an application.

    If they hire you, do they put you any where or can you request a spot?

    Also, add any links or extra info for more help.

    I'm planning on moving from the disney store, to the theme parks, then to the Disney company itself with Webdesign.


    Thanks a lot.

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    Re: Teen wanting to work for disney

    As far as I know you need to check the careers openings on the disney website, you can choose which location (disneyland in your case!), but it seems they are always short-staffed but the only openings they have are for mind-numbing jobs, such as sweeping!

    There are almost never WDI openings, I suppose you have to start at the bottom rung.

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    • #3
      Re: Teen wanting to work for disney

      Originally posted by tito
      As far as I know you need to check the careers openings on the disney website, you can choose which location (disneyland in your case!), but it seems they are always short-staffed but the only openings they have are for mind-numbing jobs, such as sweeping!

      There are almost never WDI openings, I suppose you have to start at the bottom rung.

      Yup, and can i apply for a job in the park online?

      I don't care where i get hired at the resort. I want to work there.

      Mainly Disneyland. Mainly i want to work on main street with the disneyland band, emporium or trash can trio.

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      • #4
        Re: Teen wanting to work for disney

        Can anyone please give me some info. Just on how to become a CL or in some Disney music program?

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        • #5
          Re: Teen wanting to work for disney

          I would just head on over to the Casting Center and talk to them there.

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          • #6
            Re: Teen wanting to work for disney

            Does anyone have directions. I know where TDA is, but wheres the casting center?

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            • #7
              Re: Teen wanting to work for disney

              The Casting Center is in TDA. Just go to Cast Place from Ball Road, and turn left on the first road. You park in this area, and then the Casting Center is right around the corner. You'll see the security guy standing near a gate, and from there, you turn left and the Casting Center is right in front of you!

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              • #8
                Re: Teen wanting to work for disney

                Ok, i'll go there and get all the 411 i need this and next summer. Thanks.

                Everyone, Feel free to give me more 411.

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                • #9
                  Re: Teen wanting to work for disney

                  Barfownz, to be honest I've been looking into the same things as you have been. Disney doesn't post much about auditions for Disneyland as they do for WDW as evidenced by their auditions site here.

                  Ever think of doing the All American College Band after your Freshman year of college? They have opening for hotshot percussions like you...not so much classically trained symphonic clarinetists like me...and it might be a good first step for the career path you're looking into.

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                  • #10
                    Re: Teen wanting to work for disney

                    ^^^ I have been thinking about that to tell you the truth, Thanks for bringing it up.

                    But working ANYTHING at disneyland and/or being in the trash can trio/disneyland band is what i want to do before i ant to do webdesign with disney itself after college.

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                    • #11
                      Re: Teen wanting to work for disney

                      you should try to get in touch with the people at DIG in north hollywood about the web stuff. usually they'll only talk to college people but who knows
                      hi

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                      • #12
                        Re: Teen wanting to work for disney

                        411. Hehe. Isn't that a Mary J Blige album?
                        BACKPACKING REALNESS

                        DISNEY TRIPS
                        October 2000 - Walt Disney World Resort
                        October 2001 - Walt Disney World Resort
                        April 2002 - Disneyland Resort Paris
                        October 2003 - Walt Disney World Resort
                        October 2004 - Walt Disney World Resort
                        October 2005 - Walt Disney World Resort
                        October 2007 - Walt Disney World Resort
                        December 2008 - Walt Disney World Resort
                        July 2009 - Disneyland Resort Paris
                        July 2011 - Disneyland Resort California
                        July 2012-13 - UK Cultural Representative Cast Member at Epcot
                        February 2013 - Disneyland Resort California
                        February 2013 -Tokyo Disney Resort

                        (VERY OLD!)
                        TRIP REPORTS

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                        • #13
                          Re: Teen wanting to work for disney

                          Originally posted by Speedway
                          411. Hehe. Isn't that a Mary J Blige album?
                          OFF TOPIC...Interesting that "4-1-1" is slang for "information"....since the actual telephone service switched from "information" to "directory assistance" many years ago...

                          Now back to "directory assistance" for getting hired at Disneyland...

                          --Barry
                          God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

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                          • #14
                            Re: Teen wanting to work for disney

                            Originally posted by cebollo
                            you should try to get in touch with the people at DIG in north hollywood about the web stuff. usually they'll only talk to college people but who knows
                            I know. I have contacted them and they told me what it takes to get in for the minimum, but i'm up for the maximum.

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                            • #15
                              Re: Teen wanting to work for disney

                              "Please apply in person at the Disneyland® Resort Casting Center at 700 W. Ball Rd. in Anaheim. To apply, please dress professionally*, and be prepared to fill out an application and possibly interview on the same day. Please bring 2 forms of identification and other information to complete the application.

                              The Disneyland® Resort Casting Center is open Monday-Friday, from 8am to 5pm.

                              Please call the Disneyland® Resort Jobline 800-766-0888 for directions.
                              Applicants should be at least 17 years of age (or liberated minor.)

                              *See the FAQ section for more information on attire."

                              - http://disney.go.com/disneycareers/d...ome/index.html

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