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Associate Director of Ice Casting & Performance

Ellenton, Florida | Full Time Production & Operations Touring Units — Touring Creative
Feld Entertainment® is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that bring people together and uplift the human spirit. Properties include Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, Disney On Ice, Marvel Universe LIVE!, Jurassic World Live Tour, Kawasaki and Spin Master. Across the brand portfolio, Feld Entertainment has entertained millions of families in more than 75 countries and on six continents. Visit for more information.

Working with the Ice Casting Director, provides support to recruiting efforts of all artistic talent for ‘Feld Entertainment’ ice show units.  Works closely with the ice show touring units to monitor and guide Skaters and Performance Directors artistically and technically to maintain the production elements on each of the ice shows.
Essential Functions
  • Assist the Ice Casting Director in the recruitment and casting of all skaters, acrobats, hosts and performers for all of FEI’s Ice Shows. Responsible for providing on-going feedback once hired through show visits or video review based on overall performance, skating, and technical elements. 
  • Maintains existing and develops new relationships and programs within the skating community, while educating them on the opportunities within Feld Entertainment.
  • In partnership with Operations and the Ice Casting Director, provide support, mentor, coach, train and identify Performance Directors.  Fill in as a Performance Director as required, and work with show staff on performance consistency, onboarding, and HR.
  • As part of the Character Development team, facilitate approvals for required ice show characters, and maintain records of which performers have been approved and properly trained.
  • Supports the Performance Directors with development of characters and understudies and works in conjunction with them and the creative team when changes to a production are needed.

  • Extensive knowledge of amateur and professional figure skating is essential. At least 3 to 5 years' experience working with a professional ice show in a leadership role. 
  • Knowledge of Disney animated & Live-Action films & characters.
  • Must have knowledge of and/or membership in professional figure skating organizations or be a participant in the global coaching community.
  • Ability to travel globally as required.
Skills & Abilities
  • Former professional or amateur skater with extensive knowledge and understanding of ice shows and performance techniques.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Prior experience in management, leadership, coaching, and mentoring with strong interpersonal skills. 
  • Working knowledge of PC and/or Mac computers, Excel and databases.
Given the touring nature of Feld Entertainment’s business, COVID vaccination is strongly encouraged for successful candidates.

International Touring Personnel
To the extent international touring personnel are visiting a jurisdiction that requires vaccination, proof of vaccination in accordance with the relevant international law should be submitted directly to either the Tour Manager or to Human Resources at least six weeks prior to the start of the tour.  The Company will maintain all information regarding vaccination status as confidential in accordance with applicable laws.  The Company cannot guarantee employment for any Associate who is unable to satisfy foreign entry requirements.  

Mitigation Guidelines for touring employees will remain in effect until further notice as do applicable venue, local, state and/or international requirements, rules, regulations and/or laws, if any.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Feld Entertainment is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. We are committed to providing an inclusive environment for our employees, customers, and partners worldwide. We celebrate diversity and encourage our profoundly talented workforce to express themselves proudly. Our successful business model requires different perspectives and voices so that we can create the incredible live shows we put on. Come join us and help us light up the world.

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