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Injuries for Character Performers!

Discussion in 'Employment/College Program/International' started by bigbadwolfx5, Apr 14, 2012.

  1. bigbadwolfx5

    bigbadwolfx5 New Member

    Apr 14, 2012
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    Hello everyone!

    I recently have been accepted into the DCP as a Character Performer! I couldn't be more ecstatic. That being said, I recently broke my wrist!

    I leave 5 weeks from now, and the doctor said it would only take four weeks to heal, but my worry is my job will be forfeit if I have to get down there and they see a cast on! This job is my dream and I will be devastated if I lose it this way.

    Am I being paranoid? Any thoughts?
  2. Pioneer Hall

    Pioneer Hall Premium Member

    Sep 21, 2001
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    I would call casting and speak to someone who knows the rules. They can't fire you for having a broken wrist, but they could relocate you if you can't perform as they need you to. Whether that would be permanent or temporary is up to them of course.
  3. mkt

    mkt Awesome

    Jul 8, 2001
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    If it takes 4 weeks to heal, and you leave in 5 weeks, I wouldn't worry. Casting might reassign you to another role if you tell them now... just wait it out.

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