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Actor And Entertainer- Knight

Job IDC7-D2-D4-CD-3B-39
CompanyMedieval Time Entertainment Inc.
Date Posted2024-04-23
Posted Until2024-10-20
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategorySports and Recreation
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Term of Position: Permanent Schedule: Atypical working hours-varied hours/days, including nights, weekends and holidays
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental, AD&D, Critical Illness, Life & Long Term, Disability Insurance

About the company:
Medieval Times is based upon authentic Medieval history and is the true story of a noble family with documentation dating back to the 11th Century. Medieval Times began with two dinner/ entertainment complexes located in Majorca and Benidorm, Spain. The first North American Castle opened in December 1983. Medieval Times' Castles have since entertained more than 72 million guests.

About the role:
We are looking for a highly motivated individual with hands-on experience of entertaining and acting as a Knight in front of a large audience. It involves acts with horseback riding. The Knight is a role that is played during live-action performances in front of a crowd. The Knight contributes to the overall show quality by consistently maintaining a standard of excellence in performing horseback riding, horse acts, and stunt choreography. The successful candidate will have to pass the Timed Combat Evaluation Test.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Study and rehearse lines, gestures, acts and expressions to interpret the role
- Portray roles in theatre productions and arena setting for the stage performance and perform the narration
- Sing, dance, act and fight when required
- Perform various acts, stunts and choreographed fight acts throughout the show, alone and as a member of the
entertainment troupe
- Perform a variety of acts intended to amaze, thrill, and engage audiences
- Conceptualize and choreograph original performances and perform them
- Study and perform acrobatic, aerial and riding skills required by specific shows
- Exhibits an in-depth knowledge of mastery of multiple weapons used in choreographed stunts
- May participate in the development of a director or ringmaster's vision
- Assists in maintaining quality and safety of props
- Display an aptitude and ability to handle horses as both a rider and a handler
- Perform stunts which require falling off of a horse while the horse is galloping
- Greet and interact with guests, signs autographs, and takes pictures with guests following the show
- Assist with special functions, shows, groups and/or individual guests as required
- Improvise the role and performs additional duties as assigned
Start DateAs soon as possible
Salary$22.72 hr, 40 hours week
Education RequirementsSecondary (high) school education certificate
Essential SkillsPhysical agility, ability to perform all physical requirements of the show
Ability to swing swords and other medieval props and weapons overhead and strike them against other fighters
Ability to ride and fall off horses
Ability to work with and around horses
Physical ability to stand, walk and run for extended periods on uneven surfaces and in the sand
Ability to communicate with Team Members and Guests
Ability to work varied hours/days, including nights, weekends and holidays, as needed
Ability to work within a team environment
Experience1-2 years of experience working as a Squire or Knight actor and entertainer is required
1-2 years of Horse-Riding or Horse-Skills and experience required
1-2 years of acting and performance in front of large crowd is required
Experience as swordsman actor and entertainer with sword fighting and acting skills will be considered as an asset
Weight HandlingAbility to lift and carry up to 50 lbs
Work SettingsActing and Entertainment
Sports and Entertainment Facility
Stunts Performing
Physically Demanding
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