Casting Call: Cirque du Soleil seeks Caucasian male singer/actor

Application deadline: July 26th, 2018

Do you have professional stage experience in singing (any vocal range) and acting? A musical theatre background too?

The Cirque du Soleil Casting team is looking for a Caucasian male with singing and acting abilities to play the role of a King in a new creation opening in March 2019.

Location: Hangzhou, China.
Relocation to China: around mid-October 2018.
Training and rehearsal: in China, starting on November 4th, 2018.
Soft premiere: March 2019.

Character traits:

  • Caucasian man
  • 5’10 and taller
  • Between 30-50 years old
  • In good physical condition
  • Sings in gibberish (invented language).


  • Ability to portray the character’s traits
  • Professional stage experience in singing (any vocal range) and acting
  • Musical theater background, an asset
  • Charisma
  • Willing to relocate to China
  • No fear of heights.

Submissions instructions:
If you meet these requirements, please submit your application, including:

  1. Your resumé
  2. Two photos (one headshot and one full-body shot)
  3. Video excerpts of the following elements:
  • A one-minute maximum presentation to the camera: tell us your name, general background and the reasons for your interest in joining Cirque du Soleil.
  • A recent performance or rehearsal footage in which we can see you sing.
  • A video recording of your interpretation of the King, consisting of 4 acting exercises with singing improvisation. Details here:

Deadline for submissions: July 26, 2018.

Important information:

  • All complete profiles (including a resumé/CV, photos and demo video) will be evaluated by a Talent Scout from the Casting team.
  • 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. The material submitted by candidates will not be returned.
  3. The material of candidates who are not selected may be destroyed by the Casting team.
  4. 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.
  5. Applications may be considered for one or more roles in all our current shows and upcoming creations.



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