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Fright Nights Performer - Chertsey, Surrey

Thorpe Park
Chertsey, Surrey
Closing date
22 May 2024

Job Details

Fright Nights Performer - Chertsey, Surrey

What you'll bring to the team

Vacancies: Full time and part time availability 

Are you looking for a job like no other, with the opportunity to perform at a multi award-winning event?

We are looking to recruit talented performers across a range of disciplines to join us to be a part of the newest edition of our multiple award-winning (Best Theme Park Scare Event 2021) FRIGHT NIGHTS for 2024 at Thorpe Park!

Our FRIGHT NIGHTS performers must be highly motivated with exceptional physical stamina and dedication to exemplary standards of guest interaction. We have various performing opportunities which we are recruiting for, including scare, scripted characters, immersive entertainment, street theatre, dancing and hosting roles which will bring our event to life!

You will be required to attend an audition at Thorpe Park so please ensure you bring your enthusiasm, high levels of energy and a desire to create exceptional guest interactions at every opportunity! Our FRIGHT NIGHTS characters are as demanding as they are fulfilling, and we are looking for versatile and resilient performers who are ready to rise to the challenge.

Qualifications & Experience

Due to the nature of this role, we will only be accepting applications from those candidates who are aged 18 or over. (All of our full time FRIGHT NIGHTS performers will be expected to work evenings, weekends and late nights as dictated by our operational calendar).

We are looking for candidates with full time availability throughout September, October, and early November. We are also recruiting for some Part Time positions dependant on level of availability, and flexibility to be available for rehearsal dates.

Please note that some of our castings may require the following and should be taken into consideration when applying for this role:

  • The wearing of wigs, masks, full-body costumes with head and tighter fitting clothes for some dancer roles.
  •  Requirement to be trained and use props such as: bungee and chainsaw.
  • Lone working on specific positions for up to 90 minutes at a time.
  • Perform both indoors and outdoors in varying weather conditions.

Availability Considerations:

If successful for the role, full-time and part-time availability for the following periods is required:

  • 3rd September - 1st October
  • 4th - 6th October
  • 11th - 13th October
  • 17th October - 3rd November
  • 7th - 10th November

Rate of pay: £11.61 per hour.


Come and join the fun for our 2024 season and you can enjoy some of our great benefits including:

  • 20 FREE tickets to any Merlin attractions worldwide
  • 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants
  • Opportunities to develop and have a longer-term career in Merlin
  • Free bus from Staines station to the Park for all employees
  • 40% discount online off LEGO, and much more!

As part of the Merlin Entertainments family, we’re also aligned with Charities including The SEA LIFE Trust and Merlin’s Magic Wand Children’s Charity. This means your hard work goes towards supporting marine conservation projects like the Beluga Whale Sanctuary in Iceland and providing days out for children going through hardship.

If successful through the application process, you will be invited for an audition and short interview. If you have any questions or if you require any assistance at the audition, because of a disability or medical condition, please contact us by email at and one of the team will get back to you as soon as possible.

If you think you have what it takes, be sure to apply for this amazing opportunity!

Pay Range

GBP £11.61/Hr.

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At Merlin we welcome the world to our magical attractions and resorts every day and we want to reflect that same multicultural mix inside our business too. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse workplace where people can be themselves, have the same opportunities and thrive together. Because at Merlin, everyone matters!

Together, we work to create a workplace where everyone feels valued, no matter their age, race, gender, disability or sexual orientation. Although we understand that we'll always be learning and growing, we aim to be the most inclusive and flexible employer in our industry.



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