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Cirque Du Soleil Is Looking For Male Contemporary Dancer With Acrobatic Abilities To Play In Its Big Top Touring Show Kooza

Cirque Du Soleil Is Looking For Male Contemporary Dancer With Acrobatic Abilities To Play In Its Big Top Touring Show Kooza

Duration of contract: 1-2 years.

Role Description: The Trickster is one of the lead characters in this production.  He is the devilish Master of Ceremonies, with the ability to transform himself in a snap! It is the charismatic Trickster who pulls all the strings – a true Jack-in-the-Box, this fluid, malicious, and explosive character knows how to use his energy to capture the attention of the audience.

Character traits:

  • Male;
  • Any ethnicity;
  • Between 20 and 40 years old;
  • 5’7” to 5’10” tall (170-178 cm);
  • Powerful and grounded, a magical Master of Ceremonies.


  • Professional training in classical & contemporary dance styles;
  • Ability to perform some floor acrobatics;
  • Very good acting and improvisational skills;
  • Excellent stage presence;
  • Great agility, mobility, and precision;
  • Must have a valid passport.

Submissions instructions
You meet the requirements, please submit your application, including:

  1. Your CV/resumé (including a physical description of yourself listing any special attributes which you believe would be valuable for Cirque);
  2. Two photos: one headshot and one full body shot;
  3. A specific demo that shows your interpretation of the role. Click here for the material: It doesn’t have to be an exact copy of what the artist is doing, but your own take on it;
  4. A 30-45 second solo improvisation or choreographic excerpt that shows technique and a couple acrobatic passes.

Your videos do not have to be professional; simple homemade videos are fine.

Deadline for submissions: Thursday July 21, 2016.

Important information:

  • ONLY complete profiles (including a resumé/CV, photos and demo videos) 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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