Production Singer / Lead Vocalist
Vocalist will be contracted for two completely different production shows presented two nights per cruise, twice each night. In addition, vocalist will be required to possess 30 minutes worth of music that will be performed as a solo cabaret act or other performance venues on board the ship. In addition to strong vocal ability, production singers must be able to move and/or dance and have a strong stag presence with the ability to carry solo numbers with confidence. Experience in production or revue shows a plus.
Prospective singers should be prepared to audition with two contrasting styles and all potential singers should be able to demonstrate a strong R&B or rock style in at least one selection. Females should be comfortable in belting to a D and Males to F #. Background tracks on CD will be accepted. Production singer submissions should include at least three tunes in contrasting styles & tempos.
All performances must be live -- no audio tapes or CDs will be accepted. The material should highlight the singers vocal style & range. All singers should be able to demonstrate a strong R&B or rock style in at least one selection. Females should be comfortable in belting to a D & Males to F #. Any dance routines should be edited into your material.
If necessary, candidates will be taught dance movement and be provided with additional material to sing. Accompaniment will be provided.
Should interested participants be unable to attend an audition, material may be submitted for consideration in online video/audio, VHS or DVD format five to seven minutes in length (please note that materials cannot be returned). Singer submissions should include a variety of different styles that displays their performance and technical abilities. This information should be clearly identified on the tape.
Candidates must be 18 years of age and older and singers are employed on a six- and to nine-month contract. Carnival Cruise Lines hires singers on a year round basis, so please check the Carnival entertainment Web site periodically for future audition schedules.