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High Level Professional Figure Skaters - Apply on line!
Athletes/Circus Performers

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We are looking for figure skaters who possess a strong technical grounding, agility and explosive power. As a performer, you will need to exhibit charisma, elegance and energy.

 
Requirements & Qualifications: 
  • 18 years or older;
  • male or female;
  • high level training and competitive experience in figure skating;
  • excellent level of overall fitness including strength and flexibility;
  • high degree of consistency in skill execution;
  • ability to adapt to new apparatus, environments and group training styles;
  • willingness to think and work creatively and outside of one’s comfort zone;
  • expressive, artistic and able to play in front of a large audience;
  • excellent physical condition.  


Requested material for your online submission:
 
CV/resumé: Video demo
  • your address, phone number, email and website (if applicable);
  • where you learned and honed your skills  (schools, gym clubs, etc.);
  • levels of achievement in your main discipline;
  • your experience on stage, in competition and at sponsored showcases or other events;
  • other disciplines you may be familiar with or have experience in.
 
Video demo:
  • presentation to the camera: tell us your name, general background and the reasons for your interest in joining Cirque du Soleil – 1 minute max;
  • your best jumps, spins, spins with flexibility;
  • moving and skating across the ice in an interesting manner;
  • skating with a partner (no tricks, no lifts or throws, no adagio tricks) – 2 minutes max;
  • improvisation / acting on the ice to music – 2 minutes max;
  • professional show footage - 3 minutes max;
  • a demonstration of any special or unique talents you may have (dance, acrobatics, circus, singing) – 2 minutes max;
  • a demonstration of your flexibility (the three splits, bridge, shoulders extension, pike position) as well as your strength (no leg rope climb, pull-ups, piked leg lifts).

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
 

Important information:
  • all 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 click here to visit our “FAQ” page.
 

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