Pandora the World of Avatar Cast Costumes and Training

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Today, Walt Disney World held a press conference to announce the economic impact of Pandora, the World of Avatar on Central Florida and also to unveil some of the costumes you will find in Pandora, the World of Avatar. (Economic Impact Press Release HERE)


(left to right)
Djuan Rivers, Vice President of Animal Kingdom;
Jim MacPhee, Senior Vice President Walt Disney World; and,
Matt Beiler, producer Walt Disney Imagineering

Here is a close up of a couple of the cast member Name Tags. Note that instead of “earning my ears”, these say “guide in training.”



There are three groups residing in Pandora: 1) Alpha Centauri Expeditions, 2) Scientists from the Pandora Conservation Initiative, and 3) EXPAT Community. Each of these groups have specific roles in Pandora and each will have special costumes that reinforce those roles.




Djuan Rivers, Vice President of Animal Kingdom talks about Cast Member training for Pandora the World of Avatar:

Matt Beiler, producer Walt Disney Imagineering discusses costuming:

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3 Replies to “Pandora the World of Avatar Cast Costumes and Training”

  1. Deb,

    I tried submitting this via the Feedback form, but always received a “socket error” message.

    First, love your site! It’s our go to for information.

    In clicking on the Free Aulani Resort Vacation Planning Brochure link, the page cuts off halfway through, and seems incomplete. Just thought you might wish to check it out. Thanks for all you do here, and it was great meeting you in March at the What’s Cookin with Chef Zakarian!

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    Kevin Morgan

    DEB: Hi Kevin. I tried it before I made the blog live and it worked fine. I will check later today.

  2. Just returned from my first trip to Pandora. Loved the theming, the rides , the food, but where are the AVATARS? Did i miss them in the crowds? Was so looking forward to seeing them.

  3. I love that their name badges include “EARTH” on the place where the cast members come from.