Work at Statesville Haunted Prison

Auditions and interview dates:

  • Friday, September 14th, 4:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Saturday, September 15th, 12:00pm – 4:00pm

Location: Statesville Haunted Prison 17250 S. Weber Rd. Lockport Il. 60441

Statesville Haunted Prison, Chicago’s #1 Haunted House, is NOW HIRING! If you enjoy the idea of scaring people for money, or bringing your artistic talents to the show, or you are simply looking for an exciting life experience, we have a place for you. We are hiring over 150 PAID positions! Actors, Makeup Artists, Costumes, Technicians, Hospitality Crew are all needed. This October, join the Zombie Army and get ready for Rocktober!

For more information please read the FAQ below.


A: Positions and pay rates are based on experience and availability.

A: You will need job application information such as a SS#, previous employer information, and your availability during October. A water bottle is recommended.

A: We advise you where comfortable clothes. You will be moving around during the improv games.

A: Actors will be called in to audition. Makeup artists, Costumers, and technicians will be interviewed. You will be asked to fill out an application and calendar of availability. Then you will have your picture taken so we can attach it to your application.

A: Experience is helpful but not required. We ask people to play some improv games and do some silly movements. A good attitude and willingness to try things is what is important.

A: No. You may show up at any point during the audition times. The auditions are first come, first serve. The length of time you will need to wait to be called in to audition depends on how many other people are there at the time you come.

A: You must be at least 14 to apply. Positions, pay rate, and internships will be determined at auditions.

A: Call time is at 4:30pm every day we are open. You will fill out a calendar and then are contracted to work the days you selected. There are also scheduled training and safety days required. To see what days the haunted house will be open this season, visit its website.

A:  Some exceptions including work and school are fine but will need to be noted in your contract.

A: Yes. The acting classes and rehearsal days prepare you to be ready on opening day. We also take safety seriously. Training days cover all the information you need to keep yourself, your roommates and the audience safe.

More Questions?

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Jobs at Statesville Haunted Prison