Performers, entertainers wanted for Texas Renaissance Festival

PLANTERSVILLE, TX (KLTV) - Released by the Texas Renaissance Festival:

PLANTERSVILLE, TX - The Texas Renaissance Festival will hold auditions for the 2010 season on Saturday, May 1st and May 8th at the Festival site located at 21778 FM 1774, Plantersville, TX 77363.

Those persons wanting to audition can attend either an 8:30 am or 12:30 pm session. Specialty Acts (musical groups, jugglers, singers, acrobats, dancers, magicians, comedians, etc.) will be auditioned during the first part of each session.

Performers and entertainers of all types are needed. Bilingual actors are especially welcome. Characters wanted include fairies and peasants, as well as loftier positions of Lords and Ladies in the King's Court. Experience is helpful but not required. All performers are paid a stipend. Performers and entertainers must be available Saturdays and Sundays from October 9th until November 28th including Thanksgiving Friday (November 26th) and School Days (November 1st and 2nd).

Auditions are schedule by appointment only on a first-come, first-served basis. Appointments are limited and can be made by calling 800-458-3435. For more information visit

The Texas Renaissance Festival (TRF) is in its 36th year and is the Nation's largest, most acclaimed Renaissance theme park where the sights, sounds, tastes and beauty of the 16th Century come alive for 8 magically themed weekends. TRF welcomes more than 400,000 guests annually and features 200 daily performances; 340 merchants including international food purveyors and unique artisan and craft shoppes; human-powered rides; an abundance of strolling performers and the Royal Fireworks display at dusk. The Festival is held Saturdays, Sundays and Thanksgiving Friday October 9th through November 28th, 2010. TRF is located 50 miles Northwest of Houston on more than 50 acres of beautifully wooded grounds on FM 1774, between Magnolia and Plantersville, Texas ( Parking is free and campsites are available for an additional charge. TRF telephone: 800.458.3435.