Job (Calgary): Ghost Tours need Storytellers – Heritage Park

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Job (Calgary): Ghost Tours need Storytellers – Heritage Park

Heritage Park, Ghost ToursMake a little history of your own at Heritage Park!

Heritage Park is looking for storytellers to deliver ghost tours. Successful candidates with be able to deliver an authentic storytelling technique while staying true to the historical account of the ghost stories provided. This one hour tour will be delivered to a maximum of 24 people in a walking tour format, visiting various exterior locations in the Historical Village at Heritage Park.

Event Dates: Tour times are 6:30 to 9:30pm Wednesday evenings.
September 7, 14, 21, 28.
October 5, 12, 19.
November 9, 16.

(Candidates are not required to deliver tours on all event dates).

Training dates are: August 16, 23, and 30 from 6pm to 9pm. Candidates will receive training in guided tour techniques and will be given the opportunity to learn storytelling techniques from experienced storytellers and tour guides. Learn from first person accounts of happenings in the park, and find out more about the history of the exhibits and of western Canadian settlement. Performance event dates are paid. The written ghost stories and tour routes will be provided during training. Successful ghost tour guides may also have the opportunity to assist in delivering the more in-depth Ghost and Gourmet program October 31, November 1 and 2, as well as anticipated spring ghost tours.

If interested, auditions are July 26 from 6pm to 9pm at Heritage Park. Requirements will be to memorize a provided ghost story and deliver it at the auditions off-book. Please contact Trevor at [email protected] if you would like to book an audition.

Deadline to submit is July 24, 2016.

Photo: The Prince House at Heritage Park is considered haunted. Three of Peter Prince’s wives died in the house. By Gavin Young / Calgary Herald.

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