Audition to be part of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus coming Sept. 24-28 to Energy Solutions Arena.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Circus XTREME – It’s time for your family to be amazed by all the X-TRAORDINARY things you know and love about America’s favorite live family entertainment experience. Be astonished by UN-XPECTED circus spectacles you’ve never seen before and that can’t be seen anywhere else but at The Greatest Show On Earth® . Get ready for an X-HILARATING adventure with X-TRAORDINARY circus artists and magnificent X-OTIC animals! It’s time to awaken the spirit of Children Of All Ages and stir the imagination of your family! Ringling Bros.® PresentsCircus XTREME. It’s time to have XTREME fun with your family! Get your tickets today!
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® is also looking for “a few good clowns”! Thisi s your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to audition to become part of the World Famous Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Clown Alley!. Auditions will be held on Wednesday, Sepetember 23, 2015 from 10:00 am – 1:30 pm at the EnergySolutions Arena (301 West South Temple – Salt Lake City, Utah).
What do you need to apply? An overactive funny bone and a heart the size of Texas! Also: improvisational ability, a sense of timing, and a sincere desire to be a clown with The Greatest Show On Earth® are necessary characteristics of a potential applicant. Previous professional clowning experience is not required.
What happens when candidates are selected at an audition to continue being evaluated? They will have an opportunity to see a performance of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey and a more detailed application will be filled out. From there, potentially, another meeting and an intensive training session will be held. The entire process will be reviewed to determine if there’s a mutual fit, and if so, a one year contract could be offered.
Auditionees must be 18 or older and come prepared to show a 3-5 minute routine. This routine should display exaggerated facial expressions and body language, showcase any unique physical skills (juggling, unicycle riding, gymnastics, etc.) and demonstrate an understanding of their comedy, a sense of personality and a true desire to become a member of the world famous,Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Clown Alley.
Auditionees should not wear any clown makeup and should not wear any costumes. Loose, comfortable clothing should be worn. It is preferred, but not required, that you bring a headshot and a resume to your audition.