$299 Unlimited Pass for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom!

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Welcome to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party!

Available now, you can purchase the brand new Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Pass and enjoy up to 35 party nights in 2019.

With this new pass, you can attend almost all the event nights – Halloween Night is excluded – for just $299 plus tax.  Three months of Halloween parties!!!

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Get your MNSSHP Party Pass today!!!

There is so much to see and do at this festive celebration and this pass is the perfect way to enjoy trick-or-treat throughout the Magic Kingdom, exclusive entertainment including a brand-new fireworks spectacular and attraction offerings and partake in the endless amount of ghoulishly good times!

The 2019 MNSSHP hard ticket, after-hours event is expanding from 34 nights in 2018 to 36 evenings this year, spanning over three months!

The 2019 MNSSHP event takes place on the following dates:

  • August 16, 20, 23, 27, 30
  • September 2, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, 24, 27, 29
  • October 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11, 14, 15, 17, 18, 20, 21, 24, 25, 27, 29, 31*
  • November 1​

Single tickets range from $79 to $135 for adults depending on the date and pre-sale/at the gate purchase.

A $299 unlimited pass is a steal!

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Disney’s Not So Spooky Spectacular Fireworks Show

New this year is a brand-new fireworks show, “Disney’s Not So Spooky Spectacular.”

In the show, Jack Skellington from “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” serves as host and has come to tell a “not-so-scary” story about how anything can happen on Halloween night. The show will also include state-of-the-art projections and lasers, plus lighting and dazzling fireworks that will fill the sky above Magic Kingdom Park.

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The first of 13 free candy stations is right as you enter the park, on your right after the turnstiles.

The party also includes a new interactive treat trail at Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor and attractions updated with new Halloween twists as well as

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New Halloween costumes this year for Mickey and Minnie!

Look for new Halloween costumes for Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, spooky additions to “Mickey’s Boo-to-You Halloween Parade!”, and a new Haunted Mansion unit featuring the spectral Bride, who glides among the waltzing spirits all representing Liberty Square.

A new Tomorrowland unit brings The Incredibles and designer extraordinaire Edna Mode to “Mickey’s Boo-to-You Halloween Parade,” followed by Buzz Lightyear and some Alien explorers, as they discover crystalline treasures on the surface of a planetary playset float.

For information on the Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Pass or to book now, call the Disney Reservation Center at 407-939-4295 or visit any Walt Disney World Theme Park Ticket Window. The Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Pass is only available in limited quantities.

Already have an event ticket? You can modify your event ticket to a Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Pass and enjoy even more frightful nights!

For more information on Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, visit DisneyWorld.com/Halloween.

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The Headless Horseman leading the Boo To You Halloween Parade on Friday night.

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We’ve written two books about our time working and playing at Disney World.

Both are available on Amazon.com: Two Girls and a Mouse Tale and Adventures in the Animal Kingdom.

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Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

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Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

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Have a magical day!

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It looks like Halloween on Main Street USA.

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With our Jedi Knights at MNSSHP last year.

 

Headless Horseman will be Appearing at Fort Wilderness

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He’s at Fort Wilderness in the early evening, then heads on over to the Magic Kingdom to lead off the Boo to You Parade during Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party nights.

Attention, everyone! The Headless Horseman is returning to the Fort Wilderness Campground this fall.

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Spooky!!!!

Fort Wilderness will be offering an “up-close-and-personal” encounter with the Headless Horseman as part of a spooky event themed around the Disney classic “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” film.

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One of our all time favorite Disney movies! Movie starts at 8pm.

The main attraction of the event is a screening of the 1949 Disney animated Halloween classic. (One of our favorite movies!!!)

Guests will then have an opportunity to interact with, and have their photos taken with, the Headless Horseman himself. All party attendees will receive a limited-edition Headless Horseman pin.

General admission is $22 per person, while premium seating is $38. The special Headless Horseman event will take place from 8:00-10:00pm on select nights. Be sure to reserve your spot in advance by calling 407-WDW-PLAY.

Movie Party Dates:

September 29, 30

October 1, 5-8, 12-15, 19-22, 26-31*

Premium seating allows you to sit up close in the first 5 rows, first meets with the Headless Horseman, the limited edition pin, and a special goodie bag filled with candy and more treats.

*Halloween Night is sure to sell out early for this event!

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The Headless Horseman leads the Boo to You nighttime Halloween parade at Magic Kingdom.

If you can’t make this event, be sure to check out 2017 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Details.

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Our favorite time of the year at Disney World.

 

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The headless horseman shows up at the Magic Kingdom after dark every night of MNSSHP.


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Two Disney Sisters

Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

   by Elly Collins & Caroline Collins

Ever wonder what it’s like to work for Disney???

We worked at WDW for a year in the Disney College Program and have written a book about what it’s like to be a cast member working for Disney.

We’ve included advice on how to successfully get into the DCP program, including some of the actual phone interview questions, how to have a successful internship, and how not self-term before your program ends. Our book is filled with lots of behind-the-scene stories of the magic of Disney. Available now at Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle formats. Published by Theme Park Press.

Book link on Amazon.com:  Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

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2017 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Nights

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The 2017 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party button (free!)

The MNSSHP hard ticket, after-hours event is expanding from 29 nights in 2016 to 32 evenings this year, spanning four months!

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Boo!

At last year’s MNSSHP party:

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Star Wars: At the 2016 MNSSHP party with our boyfriends.

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Caroline going as your Ghost Host from the Haunted Mansion.

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Mickey at DHS this week greeting guests.


2017 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party
will be held on 32 nights this year:

August 25 and 29th

September 1, 7, 10*, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26 and 29

October 1, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20, 22, 24, 26, 27, 29 and 31**

November 1st

*Sept. 10th MNSSHP Party cancelled due to Hurricane Irma!

**Oct. 31st is sold out.

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Happy HalloWishes fireworks!

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Main Street USA is so pretty during the fall!

The Magic Kingdom was fully decorated for Fall/Halloween on Wednesday, August 23 this year!  Two weeks earlier than last year.

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Main Street USA on MNSSHP party nights.  Cool lighting!!!

MNSSHP party details:

Hours: 7:00 pm – Midnight

2 Boo To You Parades:  at 8:15 pm and 10:30 pm

HalloWishes Fireworks: at 10:15 pm

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Mickey and Minnie in the Boo To You Parade.

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And, don’t forget about the upcoming Spooky Days in the Magic Kingdom Park, September 22-23, 2017!

Spooky Days at MK 2017

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halloween1Cast members can buy discounted tickets at the Company D store for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party at a 30% discount off of general ticket prices for several party nights in August and September.

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Don’t forget to buy some MNSSHP pins! They are only for sale during the party nights from 7pm-Midnight.

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$51.80 discounted tickets for cast members!


The ticket prices are good for the earlier party dates in August and September, which is wonderful as those are the less crowded nights.

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Nobody decorates for the holidays – any holiday! – like Disney! We love Fall!!! 🙂

CP Tip:  The party starts at 7pm, but Disney let’s guests wearing costumes in for the party starting at 4pm. (Normally, adult guests may not wear costumes in the parks.)  Come early and plan on staying until midnight!

Plan on being at MK all day:  Plan on going to the Magic Kingdom in the morning and storing your costume in the lockers near the entrance.  At 4pm, change into your costume and have your photo taken on Main Street before the crowds arrive at 7pm!

If you have time:  Go visit the Headless Horseman Appearing at Fort Wilderness earlier in the evening.

Everyone arriving in costumes for the evening.

2016: Everyone arriving in great costumes for the party.

Special party lighting on Main Street USA.

Special MNSSHP party lighting all along Main Street USA.

After dark fun!

Having ‘after dark’ fun in our costumes!  PhotoPass on Main Street.

Characters everywhere!

Characters in special costumes everywhere!

We love the Boo to You parade!

We love the Boo to You parade!

The parade smells like candy!

The parade smells like candy corn!

Caroline loves the Disney villians!

Caroline loves the Disney villains!  They are out in force during the party.

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Got to meet all 7 dwarfs during the MNSSHP party!

Castle in Halloween colors.

Cinderella Castle in Halloween colors with “fog” rolling in.  (This is our favorite castle color at night!)

Spooky music and lighting and fog throughout the Magic Kingdom.

Midnight:  Spooky music and lighting and fog throughout the Magic Kingdom on party nights.

Have a magical time!

Watch out for the headless horseman who leads the Boo To You Parade each evening!!

The Headless Horseman leads the Halloween Parade.

The Headless Horseman leads the Boo To You Halloween Parade.  🙂  And you can also meet him over at Fort Wilderness earlier in the evening this year!

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Special Treats are available during the Halloween season!

Disney provides the treating candy bags for free! There are 13 – a lucky number! – trick-or-treating candy stations too!

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The 2017 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party map

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13 trick or treat candy stations (marked with pumpkins on map)

One final party note!

There are new, expanded costume rules!  Please plan your party costume accordingly!

Come Dressed for the Occasion

Looking forward to dressing up for the occasion? Learn about costumes you can wear to this event—and some you can’t too.Before you brew up ideas for your next disguise, please take a moment to read over our official costume guidelines at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party:

GENERAL

  • Disney reserves the right to deny admission to or remove any person wearing attire that is considered inappropriate or attire that could detract from the experience of other Guests.
  • All Guests may dress as their favorite character, but may not pose for pictures or sign autographs for other Guests.
  • Costumes must be family-friendly and may not be obstructive, offensive, objectionable or violent.
  • Costumes may not contain any weapons that resemble or could easily be mistaken for an actual weapon.
  • Costumes may not contain sharp objects, pointed objects or materials that may accidentally strike another Guest.
  • Guests who do not adhere to these guidelines may be refused entry into, and/or removed from, unless his or her costume can be modified to meet the above standards.

GUESTS AGES 13 AND UNDER

  • Costumes and some masks may be worn, as long as the mask does not cover the entire face and eyes are visible.

GUESTS AGES 14 AND OLDER

  • Layered costumes or costume props that surround the entire body are strongly discouraged and may be subject to additional security screening.
  • Costumes may not reach or drag on the ground. (e.g., full-length Princess dresses)
  • Capes may be worn if the length does not go below the waist.
  • Themed T-shirts, blouses, sweatshirts and hats are acceptable.
  • Acceptable accessories include: transparent wings, plastic light sabers, toy swords and tutus. Headwear may be worn as long as it does not cover the face.
  • Masks of any kind may not be worn.

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The brand new 2017 MNSSHP Magic Bands!

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Two Disney Sisters

Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

   by Elly Collins & Caroline Collins

Ever wonder what it’s like to work for Disney???

We worked at WDW for a year in the Disney College Program and have written a book about what it’s like to be a cast member working for Disney.

We’ve included advice on how to successfully get into the DCP program, including some of the actual phone interview questions, how to have a successful internship, and how not self-term before your program ends. Our book is filled with lots of behind-the-scene stories of the magic of Disney. Available now at Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle formats. Published by Theme Park Press.

Book link on Amazon.com:  Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

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Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

The Wonderful Smells of Disney World

Welcome to Walt Disney World!

Welcome to sweet smelling Walt Disney World!

If you’re a cast member working at Disney World, or a frequent guest of the parks, you know what people mean when they talk about that “Disney smell”.

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Welcome to Orlando, Florida!

It actually starts when you arrive at Orlando airport and walk outside for the first time.  Florida smells like Florida…it has a sweetly fragrant scent due to all the blooming flowers and trees.  Many returning tourists pause for a moment when they walk outside the terminal and just take a deep breath of sweet Florida air.  Ahhh, breathe it in…

Even more special, there is just something about the way the all the parks, attractions and Disney resorts smell…all so good! Long ago, Disney realized that if the parks smelled good and unique, you’d remember it long after your vacation was over. And, more importantly, you’ll remember how good you felt at the time.

Did you know that Disney World pumps irresistible scents onto its lobbies and streets to entice park goers? There are strategically placed devices called “smellitizers” dispersed throughout the resort and they emit pleasing scents throughout the day and night.

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Best Disney Smells!

Ask any cast member to name where a particular scent is associated with and we can all pass this test with flying colors!

1. The Smell of Burning Wood

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Hmmm…the smell of Rome burning…

That would be the smoky smell of burning embers from the Rome burning diorama while riding Spaceship Earth.  Just before that scene, as you’re loading onto the ride, you smell the smoldering ashes from cave-dwelling prehistoric man discovering fire.

2. The Smell of the Water Rides

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Guests say that you could line up bottles of water with scents from the fog from Pirates of the Caribbean, the indoor water rides (It’s a Small World, Splash Mountain, the Three Caberos ride), and the Kali River Rapids, and they could correctly associate the water’s scent with the attraction.  And, they would be right.

3. The Smell of the Disney Resort Lobbies

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Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort

This is not a hard one at all.  In fact, the fragrances are so specific that you can actually buy candles online with the scent of each resort.  For example, the Polynesian Resort lobby smells vaguely “Hawaiian” with floral and wood notes.  The Yacht and Beach Club smells of “seashore”, but not in a bad way, more like a fresh salty sea breeze.

The Grand Floridian lobby smells of “rich money” to me, except when the Grand Floridian Gingerbread House is up in the lobby during the holidays.  Then, of course, it smells strongly of freshly-baked gingerbread.

Grand Floridian Gingerbread House.

When the Gingerbread House goes up at the GF in November, the whole Grand Atrium smells like gingerbread cookies!

4. The Smell of Caramel Popcorn Cooking at Karamell Kuche in Epcot Germany

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Making a fresh batch of warm caramel popcorn.

My ICP friend from Germany worked in this sweet shop making the caramel popcorn with Werther’s Original Caramels all day.  In fact, he was kind enough to share the secret recipe with me. (Of course, the recipe makes a huge batch!)

On one of my last days at the DCP program, I stopped in to say good-bye to him and him made a Magical Moment for me by bagging up a small bag of caramel popcorn that he had just finished making.  It was delicious!

Every time I smell the caramel on my Starbucks caramel latte, I always think of him and the sweet Karamell Kuche shop at Epcot.

5. The Spa Scent of Disney Resort Soaps and Toiletries

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Disney Resort toiletries smell wonderful!

If you’ve stayed at any of the properties onsite, you know this scent!  I call this smell “rich spa”.  It’s so wonderful a scent that guests often pause while washing their hands and just smell the fragrant bubbles.

6.  The Special Holiday Parade Scents

And love these guys too!

Dancing reindeer on Main Street USA with the delicious scent of baking sugar cookies filling the air during the holidays!

If you’ve ever had the chance to go to Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party in the fall, you know that the ‘Boo To You’ parade smells just like candy corn.

And, if you’ve been on Main Street USA during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party during the holidays, you’ve noticed the smell of sugar cookies baking and also the scent of peppermint candy canes is in the air!

7.  The Scent of Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Sniff, sniff….Tarzan likes the smell of my sunscreen!

The number one smell that I associate with DAK is probably not the one you’re thinking of!  No, it’s not the smell of animals and animal manure!

After working at DAK through every season now, I would have to say that the smell I most associate with my workplace is: sunscreen!

Working at the front of DAK, it seems like every guest that gets off the trams coming in from the parking lots pauses and literally hoses down themselves and their children with sunscreen.  And, not just the lotion kind that comes in bottles.  Over the past few years, aerosol spray sunscreen has become very popular.  They spray clouds of it in the air like it’s free!

By 9am every day, the vaguely coconut smell of sunscreen fills the plaza in front of the entrance turnstiles.  It’s a smell I’ll always associate with DAK! 🙂

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Spending my day off back at the Animal Kingdom.  Yes, I’m wearing my SPF 50 sunscreen!

And, finally, a smell that is no more and that we miss a lot….

8. The Smell of Oranges on Soarin’

Flying high over the orange groves.

Flying high over the orange groves.  You could feel the wind in your face and smell the scent of oranges from the orange groves below.

While flying high above orange groves in Soarin’, you were surrounded by the smell of freshly squeezed oranges.  It was the scent we most identified with Disney World!  We miss it!

But, Soarin’ Around the World has all new scents that we’re sure we will come to love!
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Two Disney Sisters

Two Disney Sisters

Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

   by Elly Collins & Caroline Collins

Ever wonder what it’s like to work for Disney???

We worked at WDW for a year in the Disney College Program and have written a book about what it’s like to be a cast member working for Disney.

We’ve included advice on how to successfully get into the DCP program, including some of the actual phone interview questions, how to have a successful internship, and how not self-term before your program ends. Our book is filled with lots of behind-the-scene stories of the magic of Disney. Available now at Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle formats. Published by Theme Park Press.

Book link on Amazon.com:  Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

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Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

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2015 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

Cast member discounted prices!

Cast member discounted prices!  30% off!!!

The dates for 2015 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party have been announced!

September 2015: 15, 18, 20, 22, 25, 27*

October 2015: 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16, 18, 20, 22, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31**

November 2015:  1st

Hours: 7:00 pm – Midnight

Boo To You Parade at 8:15 pm and 10:30 pm

HalloWishes Fireworks at 9:30 pm

Tickets went on sale April 8, 2015.

So fun!

So fun!  Taking photos on Main Street USA.

Public Ticket Prices:

All September dates & 10/1*: $68.00 plus tax age 10+, $63.00 plus tax age 3-9 in advance, $74.00/$69 same-day

All October dates & 11/1: $74.00 plus tax age 10+, $69.00 plus tax age 3-9 in advance, $79/$74.00 same-day

10/31 (Halloween)**: $87.00 plus tax age 10+, $82.00 plus tax age 3-9 (Note:  Always sells out first!)

*Cast Members can get discounted tickets (30% off) to MNSSHP for most nights in September at the Company D Store.

**Tickets for Halloween night always sell out early!

CP Tip:  The party starts at 7pm, but Disney let’s guests wearing costumes in for the party starting at 4pm.  Plan on going to the Magic Kingdom early and storing your costume in the lockers near the entrance.  At 4pm, change into your costume and have your photo taken on Main Street!

 At the 2014 MNSSHP party:  https://collinsrace1.wordpress.com/2014/09/30/mickeys-not-so-scary-halloween-party-2/

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Two Girls and a Mouse Tale by Elly Collins & Caroline Collins
We worked at WDW for a year in the Disney College Program (Fall 2013/Spring 2014) and have written a book about what it’s like to be a cast member working for Disney.
We included advice on how to successfully get into the DCP program, including some of the actual phone interview questions, how to have a successful internship, and how not self-term before your program ends. Our book is filled with lots of behind-the-scene stories of the magic of Disney.
Available now at Amazon.com in paperback and Kindle formats. Published by Theme Park Press.