Monthly Archives: July 2011

Bates Motel to hold open auditions next week for the 2011 season

Here’s your chance to get a job at the scariest haunted attraction in the country! On wednesday, July 27th, we will be holding open auditions for acting and make up positions for the Bates Motel, the Haunted Hayride and the Haunted Corn Maze. Auditions will be held at Arasapha Farm, at 7:00 pm right outside the Bates Motel. We will also have auditions on Sunday, July 31st at 4:00 pm 

Our dates of operation are Friday, September 30th thru Sunday, October 2nd and Friday, October 7th thru Monday, October 31st.  We are open dusk till 9:30 Sunday thru Wednesday and dusk till 10:30 Thursday thru Saturday.  Call times for employees will range from 4:30pm – 6:30pm.  Some weekend nights may go well past 10:30pm.  We will hold open auditions/interviews on Wednesday, July 27th at 7pm and Sunday, July 31st at 4pm.
Requirements to be part of our team are:

  • Individuals MUST be 18 or older
  • Have a clean criminal record
  • Have good work ethic (arrive to work on time, respect for managers, fellow employees, and costumers, etc)
  • Have reliable transportation to and from work
  • Have energy, enthusiasm, and be open-minded
  • Be available during our operation dates and times
  • Be of good health and physicality

2011 Paid Positions Available:

  • Actors for our haunted hayride, haunted corn maze, and haunted house
  • Parking lot attendants
  • Security
  • Tractor Drivers
  • Makeup Artists

 

Please contact Angela at batesmotelandhayride@gmail.com to set up an interview during the above audition dates and times.

Bates Motel gets rave reviews

The Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride has been getting incredible reviews from magazines and blogs all over the country. The resounding fact is that this place is really SCARY! Check out some of them from the links below. The Bates crew are working hard on new sets for the Haunted Hayride that will put this attraction over the top. New scenes in our haunted trail are also coming together. The corn maze has been planted and will take shape soon.

Here’s a link to the Fangoria Magazine review:  http://www.fangoria.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2447:halloween-haunts-the-bates-motel-and-pennhurst-asylum&catid=36:demo-articles&Itemid=56

Here’s a link from scariesthauntedhouses: http://scariesthauntedhouses.net/scariest-haunted-houses/bates-motel-philadelphia-haunted-house.html

Look for more reviews in our next blog.