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Athletes: Audition in Rio de Janeiro (Brasil) – March 2020
Athletes/Circus Performers

The Cirque du Soleil Casting team will be hosting audition in Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, in March 2020, for Athletes specializing in:

Acrobatic gymnastics - Artistic gymnastics – Rhythmic gymnastics - Trampoline – Tumbling – Trampo-Wall - Slackline – Tricking – Wushu - Acrobatics – Cheerleading

Professional athletes, are you ready to pursue a challenging and dynamic career in live entertainment? Your journey toward a Cirque du Soleil stage begins with an audition…

Audition: March 12, 2020

Male and female, if you are 18+ years old, please prepare your virtual audition including:
  1. A CV/resumé;
  2. One photo;
  3. Videos required (ideally put your material on a single demo of maximum 10 minutes):
  • Introduction to the camera (name, age, training, experience) in English if possible – max. 1 min.;
  • A demo video featuring your best performances in competition, training, at a gala, show or demonstration (mention date) Please make sure that the images are recent (recorded less than 1 year ago) Focus on acrobatic elements with safe and consistent landings;
  • A demonstration of flexibility and strength including:
    • flexibility: the three splits, bridge, shoulders, pike position;
    • strength: no leg rope climb, chin-ups, picked leg lifts;
    • basic floor acrobatics (if applicable): handstand, walkovers, handsprings, standing flips;
  • A second high-level discipline or additional skills, if applicable – max. 2 min.


Important information:
  • Only complete application (with demos) will be evaluated;
  • Only selected candidates will be contacted and will receive an email to confirm their presence at the audition.

Please note that:
  • Cirque du Soleil will not pay for any expenses you incur by attending the audition;
  • This is a general audition for all roles in our current shows and upcoming creations. If you successfully pass the audition, you will become part of our database of potential artists for future casting calls - we do not offer contracts at the audition.

Terms and Conditions of applying online:
  1. The profile information of candidates will be used by Cirque du Soleil and its related partners;
  2. By applying online, candidates who submit their material via a video demo link agree that Casting will extract their material from these links if needed to add it to the candidate’s profile;
  3. Applications may be considered for one or more roles in all our shows in performance and in creation.

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


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