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Theme Park Legends

Just Go behind the scenes of all your favorite theme parks with candid interviews from the people who work there. If they worked at a park, then they have stories, and those stories are right here, on Theme Park Legends! WordPress site

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Special Episode!!! Star Wars Galaxy's Edge Cast Preview?

A story about how I may, or may not have visited Star Wars Galaxy's Edge before anyone else.

10mins

5 May 2019

Rank #1

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Robert James (Part 2) -Performer,Host,Voice Actor- Universal Studios Singapore, Dreamworld, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Regal Princess Cruiselines.

What's it like working at a theme park in Australia, performer host and voice actor Robert James is going to tell us all about it. From his start at Dreamworld slinging snow cones, to his various performer contracts with Universal Studios Singapore and Dubai Parks and resorts. Robert James is not only a globetrotting performer, but also a Theme Park legend who's been working in theme parks for so long, his interview takes up two episodes. You call that an interview? This is an interview!Reach out to RobFacebook:@RobbieJamesMCInstagram:RobbieJamesMC14E-mail:Themeparklegends@gmail.comTwitter:@ParklegendsInstagram: Themeparklegends Facebook: @ThemeParkLegends

1hr 1min

18 Apr 2019

Rank #2

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Mat Glessing -Host/Improvisor- Universal Japan, Disney Cruiselines, Luna Park

Ever wonder what it's like to work in a theme park over seas? How about a cruise ship? Host/ improvisor Mat Glessing does, and he is going to tell us what its like, to work foreign contracts at theme parks such as Universal Japan, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Luna Park, and if that's not enough, he also takes us into the world of cruise ships. It's globetrotting adventure on this episode of Theme Park Legends!Mat Glessing Intagram: matglessingApplePodcasts:https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/theme-park-legends/id1455444792?mt=2Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0UZ4EAaPiOy3atGSIDhW6qStitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=383249&refid=stprGoogle Podcasts:https://playmusic.app.goo.gl/?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&isi=691797987&ius=googleplaymusic&apn=com.google.android.music&link=https://play.google.com/music/m/I6tilavvz35i3be74loiegr7r6e?t%3DTheme_Park_Legends%26pcampaignid%3DMKT-na-all-co-pr-mu-pod-16E-mail:Themeparklegends@gmail.comTwitter:@ParklegendsInstagram: Themeparklegends Facebook: @ThemeParkLegends

53mins

21 Mar 2019

Rank #3

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Ali Williams -Disney Princess,Performer- Disney Land Anaheim, DisneyWorld Orlando Florida

Ali Williams, a former Disney Princess of not only Disneyland, but Disney world as well takes us on a rollercoaster ride of emotions starting with her very first audition at Disney World, relocating to LA, re-auditioning at Disneyland, and of course dealing with the management of the “happiest place on Earth” during her time as a cast member. If you're a member of our Patreon, She also shares with us the secret location of Walt Disney's cryogenically frozen corpse. Whether you love, or hate Disney, this interview is truly a peak inside the company, and you can only find it here on Theme PArk LEgends!!!!Contact Ali!Instagram: onlyalicatwww.princessandmeparties.comAPPLEPODCASTS: https://podcasts.apple.com/…/theme-park-legends/id1455444792Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0UZ4EAaPiOy3atGSIDhW6qStitcher:

1hr 8mins

2 May 2019

Rank #4

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Robert James (Part 1) -Performer,Host,Voice Actor- Universal Studios Singapore, Dreamworld, Dubai Parks and Resorts, Regal Princess Cruiselines.

What's it like working at a theme park in Australia, performer host and voice actor Robert James is going to tell us all about it. From his start at Dreamworld slinging snow cones, to his various performer contracts with Universal Studios Singapore and Dubai Parks and resorts. Robert James is not only a globetrotting performer, but also a Theme Park legend who's been working in theme parks for so long, his interview takes up two episodes. You call that an interview? This is an interview!Reach out to RobFacebook:@RobbieJamesMCInstagram:RobbieJamesMC14E-mail:Themeparklegends@gmail.comTwitter:@ParklegendsInstagram: Themeparklegends Facebook: @ThemeParkLegends

1hr 19mins

11 Apr 2019

Rank #5

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Patrick Sullivan -Tech/Lead- Universal Orlando Resort

Who makes the theme park run? Some people say it's the "Techs", but who are the techs, and what do they do? Veteran Tech Patrick Sullivan not only answers  both those questions, but takes on the journey of going from a regular human Lead, to a god like tech, and how you can become one too! It's a peek into the dark nether world of techs, on this episode of Theme PArk Legends!

1hr 2mins

24 Apr 2019

Rank #6

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Dennis Gilbert -Consultant- Seaworld,Disneyworld, Canada's Wonderland, Universal Studios Singapore

Did you know that there are people who get paid to show up at theme parks all over the world, tell people what do do for a while, then fly around the world to another theme park and do it all again? These people are called consultants ,and today we get to the bottom of what they actually do and how to become one by talking to one, Dennis Gilbert. Dennis has worked at theme parks you've never heard of, and he tells us how he went from being a seasonal employee at six flags, to the globetrotting consultant he is today.Dennis Gilbert Email: JAKLEISURECOM@aol.comE-mail:Themeparklegends@gmail.comTwitter:@ParklegendsInstagram: Themeparklegends Facebook: @ThemeParkLegends

1hr 3mins

27 Mar 2019

Rank #7

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Jessica Dinius -Performer/Actor- Universal Studios Orlando Resort, Legoland Florida, -Owner- Orlando Princess Parties.

Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a princess?  Todays guest Jessica Dinius was not only a princess at Universal Studios in Orlando, but she also ran her own princess company in Orlando, and shes going to tell us what being a princess is really like. Jessica's site :http://lifeaftertheglassslipper.com/Her instagram: jessdiniusE-mail:Themeparklegends@gmail.comTwitter:@ParklegendsInstagram: Themeparklegends Facebook: @ThemeParkLegends

40mins

4 Apr 2019

Rank #8

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Chris Duir -Singer/Performer/Mascot- Disneyland, Dubai Parks & Resorts, Celebrity Century Cruises

How do you go from the happiest place on Earth, to the sandiest place on Earth? Singer, performer Chris Duir takes us on a globetrotting adventure that starts with his early days as a mascot at Disneyland in Anaheim California, and ends with a contract as a singer in Dubai. How did he do it? The answers lie within this episode of Theme Park Legends! Download and Subscribe! Podcastshttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/theme-park-legends/id1455444792Spotifyhttps://open.spotify.com/show/0UZ4EAaPiOy3atGSIDhW6q?fbclid=IwAR22cfDJRjfmYV-S31ybFsZH4rudOlxQm1yJkjN4HUmgW97rDUC67bIaAXQStitcherhttps://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=383249&refid=stpr&fbclid...

1hr 29mins

27 May 2020

Rank #9

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Jenna Hellmuth -Mascot/Dancer/Stunts, Universal Orlando Resort, Six Flags America, New York Renaissance Faire

What happens when your theme park career hits the dreaded glass ceiling, and you find yourself unable to move forward in the company? That's exactly what happened to performer Jenna Hellmuth. Jenna tell us about her time at Universal Orlando as a performer, and what she did when her ambitions collided with the dreaded GLASS CEILING!!!! APPLEPODCASTS: https://podcasts.apple.com/…/theme-park-legends/id1455444792Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0UZ4EAaPiOy3atGSIDhW6qStitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=383249&refid=stprGoogle Play: https://playmusic.app.goo.gl/…?https://www.universalorlando.com/web/en/us https://www.sixflags.com/america https://renfair.com/ny/

52mins

20 May 2020

Rank #10

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Adam Horwitz -Performer/Stunts- Disney World,Hong Kong Disney, Universal Orlando, Universal Studios Japan, Universal Studios Singapore

Everyone's path in the theme park world is different. Performers can go years auditioning again, and again never getting cast, and then there's todays' guest Adam Horwitz who started his career in theme parks when he auditioned as Indianna Jones for the Indianna Jones Epic Stunt  Spectacular in Disney's Hollywood Studios in Florida and got cast on his first try. What follows is an epic journey in which Adam collects multiple stunt roles, at multiple parks, not only stateside, but overseas as well.When you wish Entertainment: https://www.whenyouwishentertainment.com/ Facebook @WhenyouwishentDownlaod and Subscribe!Apple Podcastshttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/theme-park-legends/id1455444792Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/0UZ4EAaPiOy3atGSIDhW6q?fbclid=IwAR22cfDJRjfmYV-S31ybFsZH4rudOlxQm1yJkjN4HUmgW97rDUC67bIaAXQStitcherhttps://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=383249&refid=stpr&fbclid=IwAR0z5pGqbWUuCwGDbEIGm9KgRC7ddv_4Z2GzjQA8i8vubFKQVracEiD-EcIGoogle Playhttps://playmusic.app.goo.gl/?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&isi=691797987&ius=googleplaymusic&apn=com.google.android.music&link=https://play.google.com/music/m/I6tilavvz35i3be74loiegr7r6e?t%3DTheme_Park_Legends%26pcampaignid%3DMKT-na-all-co-pr-mu-pod-16https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/ https://www.universalorlando.com/web/en/us

1hr 48mins

13 May 2020

Rank #11

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Rio Chavarro - Face Character (Charlie Chaplin), Universal Studios Singapore.

What happens when something you love to do for fun get's turned into a full time job? That's what happened to todays guest Rio Chavarro. Rio shares with us how his passion for impersonating Charlie Chaplin started as a fun gig on the side, but then became at full time job, when he was hired by Universal Studios Singapore. Was it a dream come true, or an existential nightmare? Find out on this episode of Theme Park Legends.Moon River Cabaret: https://www.instagram.com/moonrivercabaretmiami/?hl=enThemeparklegends.castos.comAPPLEPODCASTS: https://podcasts.apple.com/…/theme-park-legends/id1455444792Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0UZ4EAaPiOy3atGSIDhW6qStitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=383249&refid=stprGoogle Play: https://playmusic.app.goo.gl/…? https://www.rwsentosa.com/en/attractions/universal-studios-singapore/explore

38mins

6 May 2020

Rank #12

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Andrew Mcfadden -Singer/Dancer/FaceCharacter- Universal Studios Singapore, SochiPark, DisneyWorld, Polynesian Cultural Center, venetian hotel macao,

Does getting married and having kids mean an end to your globetrotting adventures as a traveling theme park performer? Singer/dancer Andrew Mcfadden shows us that the answer is “no”. Andrew has worked for Universal Studios Singapore, Disney World, and Sochi Park, and though he is now married with kids, shows no signs of slowing down. How does he do it? Your answers await, on this episode of Theme Park Legends!Andrew's Instagram: @singermcfaddenandrewAPPLEPODCASTS: https://podcasts.apple.com/…/theme-park-legends/id1455444792Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0UZ4EAaPiOy3atGSIDhW6qStitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/

1hr 22mins

29 Apr 2020

Rank #13

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Alejandro Cowie- Actor/Scareactor/Retail Associate- Six Flags ATL, Universal Studios Hollywood

Alejandro Cowie shares with us how a passion for acting propelled him in to multiple roles working at Six Flags Atlanta, and Universal Studios Hollywood as a performer, scareactor, and retail associate.APPLEPODCASTS: https://podcasts.apple.com/…/theme-park-legends/id1455444792Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0UZ4EAaPiOy3atGSIDhW6qStitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=383249&refid=stprGoogle Play:

1hr 29mins

22 Apr 2020

Rank #14

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Perry Wilson-Food Service, DisneyWorld

How do you work for Disney if you don't live anywhere near a Disney park? Perry Wilson tells us how he scored a food service job at Disney World in Florida, while living in Indianan. How is this possible? He also regales us with tales of being a food service worker in the “happiest place on Earth”. All this and more on this episode of Theme Park Legends! Perry's Pod:https://banterihardlyknowher.podbean.com/DOWNLOAD AND SUBSCRIBEAPPLEPODCASTS: https://podcasts.apple.com/…/theme-park-legends/id1455444792Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0UZ4EAaPiOy3atGSIDhW6qStitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=383249&refid=stprGoogle Play: https://playmusic.app.goo.gl/

35mins

8 Apr 2020

Rank #15