Cirque du Soleil is looking for INSTRUMENTALISTS to be part of our new Big Top touring show to be presented in 2016.
Instrumentalist: Trumpet player to be part of new Big Top touring show.
Cirque du Soleil is looking for a trumpet player to be part of our new Big Top touring show to be presented in 2016.
Duration of contract: 2 years starting January 2016, with an annual renewal option.
Role: male or female; aged 18 years or above; excellent technical skills on trumpet; excellent level of interpretation of pop, Latin, classical and world music styles; ability to perform improvised solos in several styles; ability to merge genres and styles. Requirements: good understanding of English or French; solid and varied stage experience; good physical shape; good vocal technique, an asset no fear of heights; ability to work in a constantly evolving context and environment; solid technical skills with secondary instruments (brass or any other instruments) will be considered an asset.
Submissions instructions: if you meet thife 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 trumpet; video recording of all the music excerpts from the audition kit: Use this link to access the kit https://app.box.com/s/b0du324fh3wmpzro4np5mbt4ripmq1jp - 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.