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Cedar Point holds final audition for this summer’s shows on April 2

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Cedar Point Press Release

SANDUSKY, Ohio, March 29 — Cedar Point will hold its final talent search for entertainers and technicians to fill more than 100 positions in the park’s Live Entertainment Division for this summer.

Representatives from Cedar Point will be holding open auditions and interviews in Sandusky from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, April 2, in the Live Entertainment Office at Cedar Point.

Positions that are available include:

* Performers — singers, dancers, singers/dancers and singers/musicians;

* Musicians — electric guitars, bass guitars, keyboards and drummer/percussionists;

* Technicians — stage managers, sound and light technicians, stage crews, ushers, costume shop personnel and dressers;

* PEANUTS characters — costumed characters and escorts; and

* Karaoke hosts and DJs

Applicants must be at least 18 years old by May to audition.  Each audition piece should be limited to 16-32 bars.  Applicants should select music that is upbeat and illustrates their personality and ability to interact with audience members.  A CD player and piano will be available, but other instruments and amplifiers will not be provided.  Interested applicants should bring a one-page resume with references to the audition.  Reporting dates run from late April to early September.

Cedar Point opens for the summer on Saturday, May 15.

Those who cannot audition in person can send audio and/or videotape with a resume to:  Cedar Point Live Entertainment, One Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870-5259.

With thrilling rides, award-winning live entertainment, special attractions and resort accommodations, Cedar Point is one of the most popular amusement parks and vacation destinations in the country.  It has been named the “Best Amusement Park in the World” for 12 consecutive years.

New this summer will be Shoot the Rapids, an exciting river-ride adventure that will feature two hills, rocky canyons with spraying water and a splashy grand finale.

For more information, please contact the Live Entertainment Division at 419.627.2388, by e-mail at liveshows@cedarpoint.com or online at cedarpoint.com.

Cedar Point to hold weekend interviews for summer jobs

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Cedar Point Press Release

SANDUSKY, Ohio, Feb. 19 — With Opening Day less than three months away, Cedar Point will be holding open interviews next Friday night and Saturday for summer jobs at the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort.

The interviews will be held on Friday night, Feb. 26 from 5-8 p.m. and on Saturday, Feb. 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The interviews will be held at the park’s Breakers Express Hotel, located at 1201 Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky.  Open interviews are also planned for March 26-27 and April 10.

The park will be looking to fill more than 4,500 positions for this summer’s operating season.

Prior to attending the interviews, all applicants need to complete an online application.  To apply, visit www.cedarpoint.com and click on “Jobs.”

Available positions include ride operator, food service attendant and merchandise and game associate.

There are more than 50 different job classifications available.  Other positions include admission employee, lifeguard, marina dockhand, parking/toll attendant and room attendant.  Many of the jobs will qualify for college credit for an internship at many schools including Hospitality Management, Culinary Arts, Recreation, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources and more.

Cedar Point offers positions starting at $7.30 per hour.  Employees under the age of 16 will earn $7.25 per hour.  Other benefits include low-cost housing for employees who are at least 18 years old and live more than 30 miles from the park, employee cafeteria, free uniform exchange, recreation center and employee activity program.

Cedar Point employees also have free admission to Cedar Point, the Soak City waterpark and the park’s sandy beach.

Cedar Point will be open daily Saturday, May 15 through Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 6.  The park will then reopen for weekend operations through Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010.

With thrilling rides, award-winning live entertainment, special attractions and resort accommodations, Cedar Point is one of the most popular amusement parks and vacation destinations in the country.  It has been named the “Best Amusement Park in the World” for 12 consecutive years.

New this summer will be Shoot the Rapids, an exciting river-ride adventure that will feature two hills, rocky canyons with spraying water and a splashy grand finale.

To obtain additional information about jobs at Cedar Point, please call 1.800.668.JOBS (5627) or visit cedarpoint.com.

Snoopy Song and Dance

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From The Morning Journal

Auditions took place at Cedar Point yesterday for three separate song and dance shows, two Snoopy children’s shows, ice show and extreme all-wheels show in Sandusky. Each of the three different shows are performed 25 to 30 times a week during the summer season. Today, the park will interview candidates for summer jobs such as ride operator, food service attendant and merchandise and game associate from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Breakers Express Hotel, 1201 Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky.

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Cedar Point to hold summer job weekend

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Cedar Point Press Release

SANDUSKY, Ohio, – This will be an important weekend for people interested in working at Cedar Point this summer.

On Friday, Feb. 5, the Sandusky, Ohio, amusement park/resort will hold auditions and interviews for performers, musicians and show technicians for this summer’s live shows.  The auditions will be held in the Live Entertainment Office at Cedar Point from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

To audition, applicants must be at least 18 years old by May.  A CD player and piano will be available, but other instruments and amplifiers will not be provided.  Applicants should also bring a one-page resume with references to the audition.

For more information about the auditions, interested applicants should contact the Live Entertainment Division at 419.627.2388, by e-mail at liveshows@cedarpoint.com or online at cedarpoint.com.

The next day, Saturday, Feb. 6, Cedar Point will be holding open interviews for summer jobs in the park such as ride operator, food service attendant and merchandise and games associate.

The interviews will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the park’s Breakers Express Hotel, located at 1201 Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky.  Open interviews are also planned for later in February, March and April.

The park will be looking to fill more than 4,500 positions for this summer’s operating season.

Prior to attending the job interviews on Feb. 6, applicants need to complete an online application.  To apply, visit www.cedarpoint.com and click on “Jobs.”

Overall, there are more than 50 different job classifications available.  Other positions include admission employee, lifeguard, marina dockhand, parking/toll attendant and room attendant.

Cedar Point offers positions starting at $7.30 per hour.  Employees under the age of 16 will earn $7.25 per hour.  Other employee benefits include low-cost housing for employees who are at least 18 years old and live more than 30 miles from the park, on-site employee cafeteria, free uniform exchange, recreation center and extensive employee activity program.  Summer employees are also eligible to enroll in a seasonal health care program.

Cedar Point employees also have free admission to Cedar Point, the Soak City waterpark and the park’s sandy beach.

To obtain additional information about jobs at Cedar Point, please call 1.800.668.JOBS (5627) or visit cedarpoint.com.

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