- Artistic Casting Advisor

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Artistic Casting Advisor


Artistic Casting Advisor

• Intermediate Level
Skills: Casting


Cirque du Soleil: The Artistic Casting Advisor will be responsible for supporting the Resident and Touring shows in operation for all their Casting needs in Artistic disciplines.

Category Casting 
Location Las Vegas, Nevada Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Jun 09, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The Artistic Casting Advisor will be responsible for supporting the Resident and Touring shows in operation for all their Casting needs in Artistic disciplines. Reporting to The Senior Casting Director, you will recommend the best Artists in the fields of dance, music, vocals and acting. You will contribute to the success of Cirque du Soleil shows by developing and maintaining a network of people and organizations in the field of Casting and Artistic Performing arts. Your main objective will be to handle all casting requests from the Senior Artistic Directors of the Resident and, occasionally, Touring show. The ideal candidate for this position should have a strong background in Dance with previous experience as a professional Dancer or Choreographer.
The Artistic Casting Advisor will:

·         Provide recommendations and present artists to Artistic Directors, Band Leaders and Dance Masters;
·         Search for candidates in the Casting database, and in other sources online and offline, clarify and validate artist profiles;
·         Ensure accurate and complete documentation on artist profiles and related functions;
·         When needed, carry out artist recruiting activities (auditions and scouting);
·         Develop, maintain and manage professional collaboration with various artistic and educational organizations, Talent Agencies, freelance casting partners and consultants;
·         Write reports following casting activities;
·         Manage auditions according to the established methodologies;
·         Complete all other jo-related duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

·         At least six years of previous international experience and profound knowledge in the fields of casting, performance or show creation with specialization in Dance with strong expertise in various styles and techniques;
·         Previous experience as a professional Dancer or Choreographer;
·         Additional experience and knowledge of Music, Singing and Acting is a strong asset;
·         A solid network of national and international contacts in related field(s);
·         Fluent in English, both written and spoken; Knowledge of other languages, an asset; Basic knowledge of French required for reading and desire to improve your French language skills;
·         Good computer skills or good knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite, experience of working with databases as well as video and graphic applications is an asset.
·         Ability to work under pressure and manage priorities and in ambiguous situations;
·         Diplomacy and discretion in all communications;
·         Ability to work in a team;
·         Flexibility and high level of adaptability;
·         Availability to travel for about 10% of time;
·         Possess relevant academic training associated with expertise;
-         Verification of the right to work in the United States for Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, as demonstrated by completion of the Form I-9 upon hire and the submission of acceptable documentation (as noted on the Form I-9) verifying one’s identity and work authorization.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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