STAGE - Male Drummer with Strong Vocal Skills (Tenor) for Cirque Du Soleil's 'TOTEM' (apply by 10th Feb)

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY AND ONLY SUBMIT IF SUITABLE

CASTING - CIRQUE DU SOLEIL'S TOTEM

The Cirque du Soleil Casting Team is seeking:

- a MALE DRUMMER with strong VOCAL SKILLS (TENOR), to be part of a group of musicians dedicated to the live interpretation of the music of TOTEM

Location: Touring show- Europe & South America
Duration of contract: one year starting July 2020 (with a possibility of extension)

**DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: FEBRUARY 10, 2020 **

Role:
  • Male 
  • 18 years old and more
  • Acoustic drum set player performing the music of the show in an isolated booth
  • Use of electronic percussion pads to trig additional sounds and sequences
  • Sings fluently vocal harmonies while playing drum set
  • Sings one song as lead vocal on stage and plays simultaneously a flamenco guitar accompaniment part
  • Very good showmanship
Requirements:
  • Excellent technical skills on drum set
  • Strong vocal skills (tenor)
  • Good strumming technic on acoustic guitar
  • Excellent level of interpretation of pop, rock and afro-beat styles - able to merge genres and styles
  • Ability to play and punctuate action on stage
  • Strong stage presence
  • Solid and varied stage experience
  • Ability to work in a changing environment
  • Experience with in-ear monitors
  • No fear of heights
  • Good physical condition
  • Ability to perform around 350 shows per year
  • Good knowledge of English 
  • Valid passport
Interested candidates must apply online and submit:
  1. A recent resumé/CV;
  2. One headshot 
  3. Your audition video including the following elements:
  • A one-minute video presentation, preferably in English, (a simple smart phone recording will suffice) in which you state: your name, background, professional experience/education, and why you want to work for Cirque du Soleil
  • Some recent material (within the las 2-3 years) of you performing on drums-set and/or any other instrument
  • A video recording of the following kit: DRUM / VOCAL TOTEM (All rights reserved - This Cirque du Soleil demo kit is the property of Cirque du Soleil Promotional or personal use is forbidden - Be sure to read the instructions before recording)
  • Optional: a demonstration of any special or unique talents you may have (aerial, juggling, acting, singing etc.)
Important information:
  • Only complete profiles will be evaluated
  • Only selected candidates will be contacted
General terms and conditions of 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.

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source: Cirque Du Soleil Casting Facebook