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Curiouser and curiouser [Feb. 25th, 2007|10:44 pm]
Tokyo Disney Resort: cast, crew + fans


Does anyone here happen to work on the TDL or TDS cast? I am interested in trying for a position at either of the parks ( I heard they are always looking for gaijin to play the 'friends' of the disney princesses) But I was wondering what some of the requirements/working conditions were like. Japanese language proficiency, for instance? (I'm at a decent getting-by level, but nowhere near fluent)

Any info would be greatly appreciated. I live in Chiba now, so I'm pretty close to the parks. I'm a decent actress, and not obese or anything (I can wear Japanese clothes, at least) but I AM incredibly short for a gaijin. (Under five feet tall). Just fishing for some information now for curiosity's sake.

[User Picture]From: ezekielsgirl13
2007-02-25 03:10 pm (UTC)
One of my friends went to the TDR job fair thingy they have (I think it's annually) @ Makuhari Messe, but that's pretty much for the normal operations jobs (attractions, food, merchandise, etc.) As far as the face characters go, much of the recruiting/auditioning is done in the U.S./abroad (Australia, Europe), as those entertainment cast members are required to sign contracts for several months that include benefits/living packages, etc. Also, if you are under five feet tall, there are no Disney princesses in that height range.

More info on auditions:
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[User Picture]From: mindaroth
2007-02-25 03:19 pm (UTC)
Ah, this was incredibly helpful, though it doesn't leave me particularly optimistic. Thank you very much. appreciated.
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[User Picture]From: ezekielsgirl13
2007-02-26 02:50 am (UTC)
You may still have a chance @ some other characters! I would call TDR Casting & check for info - I am a current CM @ WDW and I know that there are always random ways to get into jobs if you contact the right people =)
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