(Urgent) Cirque du Soleil is looking for a male contemporary dancer
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(Urgent) Cirque du Soleil is looking for a male contemporary dancer

The Cirque du Soleil Casting team is looking for a male contemporary dancer to play a lead role in a new creation that will premiere in 2017.

Role: The character is one of the lead characters in this production.

Location: New big top touring show.

Duration of contract: From January 4, 2017, to December 31, 2018 (not including workshops); there will be an annual renewal option.

Workshop: From October 10 to 28, 2016 in Montreal.

Training and rehearsals: Starting in Montreal on January 4, 2017.

Role/Character traits:

– Male;

– Caucasian;

– Between 25 and 40 years old;

– Outgoing and flamboyant;

– Height: 5’10” and up (1.78 m and up);

– Slim build.


– Ability to portray character’s traits;

– Solid training and stage experience in contemporary dance;

– Very strong acting and improvisational skills;

– Great stage presence and charisma;

– Excellent physical condition.

Application instructions

If you meet these requirements, please submit your application, including:

1- Your resumé/CV;

2- A maximum of two photos (one headshot and one full-body shot);

3- Video excerpts of the following elements:

– A maximum one-minute presentation to the camera: tell us your name, general background and the reasons for your interest in joining Cirque du Soleil;

– Recent footage (1 year or less) of you in performance or rehearsal;

– Your audition video: please follow this link to access the instructions and reference material to make your audition video: https://cirquedusoleil.wistia.com/projects/g7099ute17.

Please read the instructions carefully before recording your audition video;

– A demonstration of any special or unique talents you may have (acrobatics, circus arts, singing, etc.).

Application deadline: May 1, 2016.

Important information:

– All complete profiles (including a résumé/CV, photos and demo video) will be evaluated by a talent scout from the Casting team. Only selected candidates will be contacted.

General terms and conditions of applying online:

1- The profile information of candidates will be used by Cirque du Soleil and its partners;

2- The material submitted by candidates will not be returned;

3- The material of candidates who are not selected may be destroyed by the Casting team;

4- By applying online, candidates who submit their material via links to demo videos agree that Casting will extract material from these links if necessary to add it to the candidate’s profile;

5- Applications may be considered for one or more roles in all our current shows and upcoming creations.

Questions? Please click here to visit our “Help” page.

We can’t wait to discover your talent! Thank you for your interest in Cirque du Soleil.


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