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We capture the stories behind Haunted Attractions, Haunted House Scare Attractions, and Halloween. Interviewing the people who make up this wild and crazy industry.

We also host a membership community, The Haunter's Toolbox, where you can come learn how to start and grow your own Haunted Attraction.

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Jul 1, 2022

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Hiring & Training Actors – From Application to Opening Night

You have advertised and recruited, and the actor applications are piling in. Now what?

You’re wondering how to audition, hire, sort, train, cast, and schedule all of these applicants so that opening night isn’t a completely disorganized mess?

In this seminar, Alyssa Schipani, will take you through a step-by-step process of hiring and preparing your actors with group auditions, actor training workshops, and orientation. She will not only discuss WHAT to do but HOW and WHY, lots of actor exercises included!

Whether you are planning to open a haunt, are a small-staffed haunt, or are a large-staffed haunt with 150+ actors, this time-efficient and cost-effective process will have your actors excited, motivated, confident, and fully prepared for the season – making your job a lot less stressful and creating an overall better experience for your actors and management staff!

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