• I started working at Medieval Times after getting laid off - now I play the queen. It's a dangerous but really fun job

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    Erin Zapcic plays the queen at Medieval Times. Courtesy of Erin Zapcic
    Erin Zapcic portrays a queen at Medieval Times' Buena Park castle in California.
    Zapcic has worked most of the roles at the castle and helped lead unionizing efforts.
    " While I do love my job, there are certain aspects of it that could use improvement," she says.
    This as-told-to essay is based on a conversation with Erin Zapcic, who portrays a queen at dinner-attraction Medieval Times. It has been edited for length and clarity. It was not lineage nor marriage that solidified my role as queen. My royal journey up the...
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