Casting call: Cirque du Soleil seeks female singer/actress of Asian heritage for new creation

 Deadline for submissions: August 26th, 2018

Do you have professional stage experience both in singing and acting? Full of charisma, not afraid of heights?

The Cirque du Soleil Casting team is looking for a female singer/actress of Asian heritage to play the role of an empress 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:

  • Elegant woman of Asian heritage;
  • 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;
  • Charisma;
  • Musical Theater Background an asset;
  • 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 and act;
  • A demonstration of any special or unique talents you may have (dance, acrobatics, aerial, circus arts, sport, etc.).

Deadline for submissions: August 26th, 2018. 

Apply now to be part of this new creation:

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