10 Inscrutable Requirements For Being A Walt Disney World Character Cast Member

5. You’ve got to weather the weather.

If you’re going to play the role of a Disney character in the parks, you’ll have to be able to handle the elements if you’re a character that meets Guests outdoors. That’s because it gets very hot in Central Florida, especially in the late spring and summer months. It also rains quite a lot in Florida, and Disney stays open, rain or shine. Even with breaks built into your schedule, you’ll be exposed to the weather for up to 30 minutes at a time, and it can get uncomfortable. But if you can handle it, you might just be cut out for the role!