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Wildly popular New York City tourist attraction launches video casting call for street talent auditions. THE RIDE’s Open Video Casting Call contest encourages anyone with a unique, crowd-pleasing talent to enter the contest!
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March 22, 2012 - PRLog -- THE RIDE, proclaimed by NBC’s “Today Show” as “the hottest way to see New York,” today announced a video contest where talented performers will join the “cast” of the upcoming FAZZINO RIDE, based on the internationally known 3-D works of pop artist Charles Fazzino.  

Casting Auditions Decided Through Video Contest

THE RIDE’s Open Video Casting Call contest encourages anyone with a unique, quirky, crowd-pleasing talent to submit a video of themselves in action via the company’s Facebook page ( Ten (10) finalists will be selected based on how many people “like” their video through voting.  The final ten will be given a live audition opportunity and from that process, winners will be selected.  THE RIDE’s contest winners will be given a chance-of-a-lifetime to perform up to 10 times a week for THE RIDE’s guests.  The person could become New York’s next sidewalk sensation…and get paid for it!

The deadline to upload a video to the THE RIDE’S Facebook page is April 8th.  Contestants should encourage others to vote for their video.  People vote via “thumbs up” or “thumbs down” buttons and can vote once a day until the contest ends.

Be the Next Unusual NYC Talent on THE RIDE

For the contest, THE RIDE is looking for circus talent, unicycle riders, jugglers, carnival talent, clowns, sideshow oddities, street performers, unique and well done musical instruments performers, contortionists, acrobats, hula hoopers, diablos, rolla bollas, fire breathers & eaters, break dancers, stilts performers, trampoline acts, saxophone players, street magicians, straight jacket escape artists, snake charmers, or something so unique it has to be seen to be believed.  

Experience THE RIDE as a Performer... only in New York!

On THE RIDE, guests are given front row seats as the streets of New York City become a stage. Famous city landmarks are a backdrop to a live show with unparalleled technology, fun facts, and amazing street performances. THE RIDE is an unforgettable New York City experience. THE RIDE is a creative spin on the more conventional theatrical performance, giving all riders a facing-the-street view of New York’s active streetscape with frequent stops featuring multi-talented street performers.  Each RIDE is a different experience!

THE RIDE launches from Times Square and interested guests should check the website for daily schedules.  Private group RIDES are available by scheduling in advance.  THE RIDE’S box office is located at Madam Tussauds, 234 West 42nd Street, NYC. Find us on the web at or call (646) 289-5060.

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THE RIDE is a interactive entertainment experience that has taken New York City by storm! Described as an interactive entertainment experience that turns the streets of NYC into a stage. NY's landmarks become backdrops to a live theatrical performance.
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