Cirque du Soleil and Michael Jackson’s estate will be presenting a permanent show directed by Jamie King, based on the music and songs of Michael Jackson. The show is set to open in 2013 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
For this new creation, we are presently seeking street dance crews and hip hop dancers (male and female).
Audition’s will be held in:
Los Angeles: March 15th and 16th, 2012 (callback: March 17th)
Berlin: April 11th and 12th, 2012 (callback: April 13th)
New York: May 11th and 12th, 2012 (callback: May 13th)
Requirements for street dance crews:
All or some of these style elements and a signature style/movement that sets your crew apart
All members of your dance crew must be present at the audition.
Requirements for all dancers:
Be 18 or older;
Varied stage experience;
Good improvisation skills;
Good ability to learn and reproduce a choreography;
Excellent ability to work as part of a team;
Very good physical condition; ability to perform eight to ten shows a week;
No fear of heights.
We are not looking for impersonators.
Prepare the following elements to present at the audition:
Dance crews need to present a prepared act on either a MJ song or a MJ remix;
All dancers will be asked to learn a routine from MJ’s repertoire;
Women, bring high heels as well as your regular dance shoes to the audition.
Register online by uploading the following elements:
Your résumé (with a physical description of yourself, including any special attributes which you believe would be valuable for Cirque, years and locations of training and locations of professional experience);
Two photos: One portrait and one full body shot.
Deadline: Register as soon as possible