Street Performers – The Ride NY

WHO: The Ride NY

SEEKING: THE RIDE, a new live entertainment experience that unfolds on the streets of midtown Manhattan, is searching for swing street performers. Street Performers are hourly employees at THE RIDE. For more information on THE RIDE, please visit our website,

Street Performer Roles:

NEW YEARS EVE GUY: A man who has not left Times Square since the Millenium New Years Eve celebration – he lives for New Years. 20s/30s.

TAP DANCER: A business man with a secret. 30s/40s. Must have extensive tap training.

HIP-HOP DANCER: A delivery man with a funky beat. 20s/30s, must have an extensive hip hop dance background.

FREESTYLE RAPPER: A street vendor hawking questionable wares. 20s/30s. Must have impeccable free style rapping skills, and be able to incorporate facts about audience members seamlessly into performance.

BROADWAY HOPEFUL: Newbie to New York and aspiring Broadway actor/actress. 20s. Must have a musical theatre background and be a triple threat.

OPERA SINGER: Fresh off the boat from Iowa and hoping to catch her big break. 20s. Must have operatic and pop vocal training.

FEMALE BALLET DANCERS: Dancers performing a piece on the Columbus Circle fountain. Must have extensive ballet training and pointe expertise.

MALE BALLET DANCERS: Dancers performing a piece on the Columbus Circle fountain. Must have extensive ballet training.

WHEN: Auditions will be held March 21 and 22

HOW TO APPLY: If interested, please submit your resume and headshot to, with the appropriate street performer position listed in the subject line.

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