Episode 39

Haunt Weekly - Episode 39 - Paid vs. Unpaid Actors

August 29th, 2016

54 mins 20 secs

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About this Episode

To pay? Or not to pay? That is the question.
As haunts across the nation begin to recruit actors the question about pay will inevitably arise as actors and owners alike will try to decide what they want and what is best for them.
The truth is this: There are haunts that go both approaches very successfully. However, it's important to choose the approach that works best for your haunt and then build your haunt accordingly.
Bear in mind, we're not discussing the ethics of unpaid haunt actors in this podcast. That may be a different topic though. Instead, we're just looking at the practical elements of the decision and choosing what may be the right approach for your haunt.
This week's episode includes:

    Conference RemindersAdvantages of Paid ActorsDisadvantages of Paid ActorsAdvantages of Unpaid ActorsDisadvantages of Unpaid ActorsWhich to Choose?How Much to Pay if You PayAlternative Approaches

All in all, this is a controversial decision that will have a major impact on your haunt...