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URGENT!: Male Drummer for our Touring Show KURIOS - APPLY NOW!
Instrumentalists


The Cirque du Soleil Casting Team is seeking a DRUMMER with a charismatic stage presence, extremely high energy, confidence, and strong physical agility and precision, to be part of a group of musicians dedicated to the live interpretation of the music of KURIOS.
 

Location: Touring show Australia (2019-2020)
 


*** DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: APRIL 22, 2019 ***
 
 

Character traits:
  • Male
  • Age: between 25 and 50 years old
  • Height: 5’08 (173 cm) and taller
 
 
 
Requirements:
  • Ability to portray character’s traits
  • Excellent technical skills on drum set
  • Excellent snare drum and stick tricks technique
  • Very good music reading skills
  • Experience with digital audio workstation, such as Ableton Live is, an asset
  • Bandleading experience, an asset
  • Excellent level of interpretation in a wide range of musical styles
  • Ability to play and punctuate action on stage
  • Strong stage presence
  • Ability to work in a constantly evolving context and environment
  • Experience with in-ear monitors
  • No fear of heights
  • Very good physical condition
  • Great physical shape (high level of cardio fitness to cope with the demands of the show)
  • Ability to perform around 350 shows per year
  • Good understanding of English or French
  • Valid passport
 
 
 
Interested candidates must apply online and submit:
  1. A resumé/CV
  2. One headshot and one full-body shot
  3. Audition videos:
  • A presentation to the camera: tell us your name, general background and the reasons for your interest in joining Cirque du Soleil
  • A recent demo, where we can see you perform on drum set
  • The video recording of the KURIOS specific audition kit and the video recording of the Kurios ‘’Hand Dance, Chaos Synchro’’ demo at this link: https://app.box.com/s/slzl2iux0s6tuqtd99wrnugjf6to7jm  - Be sure to read the instructions before recording
  • A demonstration of any special or unique talents you may have (aerial, juggling, acting, singing etc.)
 
 
 
 
Important information:
  • Only complete profiles will be evaluated
  • 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. 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
  3. Applications may be considered for one or more roles in all our current shows and upcoming creations
 
 
Questions? Please email us at: Charles.St-Onge@cirquedusoleil.com
 

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

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