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The Texas Renaissance Festival offers its patrons unique quality services and products. TRF is the largest Renaissance theme park in the United States. Our annual attendance continues to increase year after year. Guests are transported back to the 16th century to experience world renowned entertainment and our nine themed weekends.

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2020 Audition Dates

Due to the current circumstances in keeping with the CDC safety protocols and, as we prepare for the opening of the 46th TRF season, Oct 3rd - Nov 29th, audition dates have been moved to July 11 and 18 in order to maximize the opportunity of participation. Please contact Entertainment Director Jeff Baldwin if you have any questions at

Two (2) Sessions daily

  • 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • 1 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

All positions are paid

Auditions are by appointments only


There will be 2 audition sessions held each day.

  • Morning session check-in: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. (everyone must check-in during this time)
  • Specialty acts audition: 9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Characters audition: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Afternoon session check-in: 12:30 pm. - 1:00 p.m. (everyone must check-in during this time)
  • Specialty acts audition: 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Characters audition: 1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The auditions will be held at the festival site at 21778 FM 1774, Todd Mission, TX 77316.

The festival is located on FM 1774 between the cities of Magnolia and Plantersville, TX.

Specialty acts can be groups or individuals who perform music, magic, juggling, storytelling, dance, etc. Each act will have 10 minutes, maximum, to showcase their talent. Content is up to performers, costumes and props encouraged.

Performance company character actors will be auditioned in a workshop format featuring improvisational exercises.

Headshot, resume, and prepared audition pieces are appreciated, but not required. Monologues should be of the period (Shakespeare, Marlow, etc.) and no longer than two minutes. Songs must be performed a cappella. Movement oriented clothing is recommended - no costumes, please. Also, auditions are held outdoors, so please dress for the day's weather.

To schedule and audition or for more information, call 800-458-3435 or email

2020 Job Faire

The Annual Job Faire will be held on September 5 & 6 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. each day on the festival grounds.

Vendors will be filling their open slots for the 2020 season.

Parking is free.

Come prepared to fill out an application and bring copies of your resume!