cirque du soleil seeking multi-instrumentalist for kooza

Cirque du Soleil Seeking Multi-Instrumentalist

Cirque du Soleil is seeking a multi-instrumentalist: keyboard-saxophone-guitar player to be part of their Big Top touring show KOOZA, touring Australia in 2016 - 2017.

Duration of contract: October 2016 – December 2017, with an annual renewal option.

Role:
• Aged 18 years or above
• Excellent technical skills on electronic keyboard, tenor saxophone, electric and acoustic guitar
• Excellent level of interpretation of jazz, big band, pop, rock funk
• Ability to perform improvised solos on tenor saxophone

Requirements:
• Good understanding of English or French
• Solid and varied stage experience
• Good physical shape
• Extensive musical vocabulary
• Experience with in-ear monitors a strong asset
• No fear of heights
• Ability to work in a constantly evolving context and environment
• Valid passport

If you meet the requirements above, please submit your application, including:
• your resumé
• two photos (one headshot and one full-body shot)
• video excerpts of the following elements:
--one-minute presentation to the camera: tell us your name, general background and the reasons for your interest in joining Cirque du Soleil
--recent footage of an actual performance or rehearsal, in which we can see you performing on electronic keyboard, tenor saxophone and guitar
--video recording of the KOOZA Keys/sax/guitar specific audition kit: use this link to access the kit: app.box.com/s/8xgl8dk8fg2ofza9sgg89yovqblng000

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Aug. 7

Important information:
• Only complete applications will be evaluated by a talent scout from the Casting team
• 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
• The material submitted by candidates will not be returned
• The material of candidates who are not selected may be destroyed by Casting and will not be returned
• 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.

Candidates can send questions to claude.vendette@cirquedusoleil.com

For more information, click HERE. To submit, click HERE.

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