Santa’s Helpers – Virtual Santa Event in Stamford, CT

RWS Entertainment Group
New York, NY 11101

Job Details


RWS Entertainment Group is producing a magical experience this holiday season with “Once Upon a Virtual Christmas” at a retail center in Stamford, CT.


Once Upon a Virtual Christmas is a unique interactive experience where guests in the retail center can safely visit live with Santa from a remote location. Santa’s Helpers will assist with facilitating the guest experience, interacting with both guests and Santa.  


Seeking Male and Female Actors/Hosts: Stamford area based talent or those who are able to commute to Stamford daily. Any Ethnicity. 18 or older. Dynamic personalities and able to entertain by connecting with an audience.  Theme Park, Cruise Ship, Hosting, and Children’s Theatre credits are a plus.


[SANTA’S HELPERS] Energetic and enthusiastic Male and Female hosts who facilitate this virtual Santa experience. Must enjoy working with children and families and spreading Holiday cheer. Should feel confident executing monetary transactions and giving instruction. Must be able to handle both scripted and improv/immersive moments to create genuine interaction.


There will be a fitting in NYC tentatively scheduled for November 13, 2020. Rehearsals will take place remotely via Zoom on November 17 and at the retail center in Stamford on November 18, 2020 (tentatively 9am-5pm). The experience runs November 19 – December 24, 2020. Weekly hours are 11am-7pm Monday through Sunday, except December 24 (11am-6pm). Must have availability for the entire run of the experience. Santa’s Helpers will be given a meal break each day and every fourth day off on rotation throughout the contract.


Pay Rate: $684/week.


All performers MUST be able to commute back and forth to the retail center each day. Housing and transportation are not provided for this contract.


For consideration, please email the following to [email protected] with the subject “SANTA’S HELPERS” by 12pm Eastern on Tuesday, November 3 at the latest:


1.    Headshot (attachment)

2.    Full body current picture (attachment)

3.    Performance resume (attachment)

4.    Where you are located and if you would be able to commute daily (body of email)

5.    A sentence or two about what makes the holiday season so magical for you (body of email)

6.    Any relevant experience in performing or customer service that you would like to explain (body of email)


Zoom interviews/callbacks will be scheduled over the week of November 2, 2020.


Please note that not everyone who submits will be contacted. Submissions MUST contain the items listed above in order to be considered. Submissions received after Tuesday, November 3 may not be considered.  


November 17, 2020 – December 24, 2020





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