Cirque du Soleil is looking for INSTRUMENTALISTS to be part of new Big Top touring show to be presented in 2016.
Cirque du Soleil is looking for a guitarist/vocalist to be part of our new Big Top touring show to be presented in 2016.
Duration of contract: 2 years, starting January 2016 with annual renewal option.
Role: Male or female; Aged 18 years or above; Excellent technical skills on acoustic guitar, nylon string guitar and electric guitar; Excellent level of interpretation of pop, Latin, classical and world music styles; Ability to merge genres and styles; Ability to merge genres and styles. Requirements: Good understanding of English or French; Solid and varied stage experience; Good vocal technique; Experience singing backing or lead vocals in live performances; Ability to play the Veracruz harp a major asset; Good physical shape; No fear of heights; Ability to work in a constantly evolving context and environment.
Submissions instructions: If you meet the requirements above, please submit your application, including: Your resumé; Two photos (one headshot and one full-body shot); Video excerpts of the following elements: A 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 of an actual performance or rehearsal, in which we can see you performing on the guitar and singing; Video recording of all the music excerpts from the audition kit: Use this link to access the kit: https://app.box.com/s/828e03ma0boww7vb5cnffn12z7c40bu8 - Please read the guidelines document carefully before recording your specific audition kit demo. A demonstration of any special or unique talents you may have (acrobatics, dance, aerial, juggling, acting, etc.).
Application deadline: May 1, 2015.
Important informations: All complete applications (resumé/CV, photos and video demo) will be evaluated by a talent scout from the Casting team. Only selected candidates will be contacted in order to complete their application in view of potential employment.
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