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JOB AND CASTING ALERTS: Opportunities from all Corners of the World

CircusTalk Jobs is the fastest-growing circus arts job board in the world. Opportunities have been pouring in from all corners of the world! Let’s see what is trending this week. 


On behalf of Creative Athletic Performances, casting director Stacy Clark is casting for the Venardos Circus’ upcoming 2021-22 season in the US. Initial expressions of interest are open to all disciplines.
Venardos Circus believes in teamwork, personal safety, and mutual respect. They celebrate diversity and inclusivity and strive to create a show culture where awesome human qualities are nurtured through open communication, a clear understanding of each team member’s responsibilities, and strong leadership. Apply with your CircusTalk profile! 


The Wet Hot American Circus Festival is looking for four companiesfor their inaugural year! The festival will take place in Benton Harbor, Michigan from Sept 6-12 and aims to highlight the best circus companies the US has to offer! The festival will also offer a week-long residency to 40 artists, and a weekend of shows and workshops open to the public–our participating companies will be a crucial part of it all!


SANCA, the School of  Acrobatics and New Circus Arts, in Seattle is looking for a Social Integration Director.This position is responsible for creating, implementing, and maintaining all programs related to social circus and helping to integrate them into SANCA’s programming.


Upswing, one of the UK’s leading contemporary circus companies, is looking for two brilliant circus performers for a new production for children and families – directed by Vicki Amedume. Seasons will be a brand new, small-scale production touring libraries and outdoor spaces across the UK in 2021 and beyond.

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International Market for Contemporary Circus announces their PITCH and VIRTUAL SHOWCASES for the upcoming 2021 MICC Annual Market. Artists and companies in the field of contemporary circus may now submit proposals for virtual two virtual activities scheduled for July 12-15: MICC Annual Market Virtual Pitch Sessions (all companies) and the Virtual Showcases (Québec companies only). Submissions will be accepted through Monday June 7th 2021: 1.


Circus Monoxide is looking for a General Manager. The ideal candidate will have experience running a business, a non-profit, or a performing art organization but must firstly be a compassionate leader. They must also be keen to get their hands dirty, work closely with the entire team, and have a real love for coaching and teaching people to develop Circus Monoxide’s next generation.

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