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If you meet the requirements, please follow this link (or read the Specific Demo Request below) to the instructions to apply and submit your audition video as soon as you possibly can.
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The Cirque du Soleil Casting team is looking for a soloist level Caucasian male contemporary dancer with strong acting skills to play a lead role in a new creation that will premiere in 2017.
Location: New big top touring show.
Workshop: From October 10 to 28, 2016 in Montreal.
Training and rehearsals: Starting in Montreal on January 4, 2017.
Contract: From January 4, 2017, to December 31, 2018 with annual renewal option.
- Caucasian Male;
- Minimum Height: 5’10” (1.78 m). Candidates measuring less than 5’10” (1.78 m) will not be considered for this role.
- Between 25 and 45 years old;
- Minimum of 5 years professional experience in ballet-based contemporary dance;
- Strong lines and technique;
- Very strong acting and improvisational skills;
- Projects a certain maturity, wise beyond his years;
- Outgoing and confident yet can portray vulnerability;
- Great stage presence and charisma;
- Excellent physical condition.
We can’t wait to discover your talent! Thank you for your interest in Cirque du Soleil.
General terms and conditions of applying online:
- The profile information of candidates will be used by Cirque du Soleil and its partners;
- The material submitted by candidates will not be returned;
- The material of candidates who are not selected may be destroyed by the Casting team;
- 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;
- Applications may be considered for one or more roles in all our current shows and upcoming creations.
- Only selected candidates will be contacted.
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