Acrobatic coaches, artistic coaches and many other specialists (health professionals, performance experts, nutritionists, interpreters and so on) all contribute their special skills and talents to ensure acrobatics candidates from backgrounds such as acrobatic gymnastics and circus arts make a successful transition to the stage and reach their full potential. The following information on Cirque's training program is intended primarily for those artists.
The training undergone by candidates from artistic backgrounds—dancers, vocalists, musicians, clowns and actors—focuses on the act for which they were selected.
As soon as training gets underway, non-English-speaking candidates are provided with English courses, if necessary, to ensure they can function in English. Moreover, all candidates receive a custom-made costume and gradually learn how to apply their make-up.
Depending on your profile and experience and the act for which you were selected, training can last from a few days to several months.
Our training program focuses on three different areas. Candidates must master each aspect before they can join a show: