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Physical acting audition for professional performing artists - Budapest, Hungary
Physical Actors / Clowns

Cirque du Soleil is holding a physical acting audition in Budapest, Hungary on April 4th, 2020, for professional artists coming from one of the following disciplines:
  • Clown, mime, pantomime
  • Physical theater, contemporary, movement theater, dance-theater
  • Contemporary dance, urban dance with good physical acting skills
  • Circus arts with good physical acting skills.
All physical types are welcome (giants, small people).

If you are over 18, please prepare a virtual audition, which should include:
  • Your CV/resumé
  • Two photos only (one headshot and one full-body shot)
  • A video presentation no more than 1 minute long: please give your name, age, a summary of your professional background and the reasons for your interest in joining Cirque du Soleil
  • One or two video clips, no more than 8 minutes long each, on stage or in a studio, demonstrating your clowning or physical acting skills
  • Other videos: if you wish to show us a particular skill, now’s the time!
Submission deadline: March 18, 2020.

This audition targets artists working in the following countries:  Hungary, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Republic of North Macedonia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, The Czech Republic and Ukraine.

Applications are opened for everyone regardless of their geographic location. However, note that Cirque du Soleil will not pay for any expenses you incur by attending the audition.

Important information:
  • Once your application is sent, a talent scout will evaluate your material.
  • If you are selected to attend the audition, you will receive an email invitation with additional details.
  • 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.

General terms and conditions for applying online:
  • The profile information of candidates will be used by Cirque du Soleil and its partners.
  • 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.

Questions? 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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