Rigging Pool - Touring Shows

Métiers techniques du spectacle | Technical Show Specialties

Temps plein | Full-Time

Rigging Pool - Touring Shows
*To be eligible for consideration, please note that you must provide an English version of your resume. We are in search of talent around the world and currently accepting applications in Australia.
Cirque du Soleil is undergoing a period of growth; as such, we are actively seeking to expand our rigging candidate pool for our international touring shows!
- Cirque du Soleil tours in over 60 countries and over 450 cities across the world;
- Saltimbanco, one of Cirque du Soleil’s longest running touring productions, featured 6,000 performances to over 14 million spectators across the span of 20 years;
- Our tour crew continuously surpasses their limits to ensure that the show goes on. 
- Each Cirque du Soleil touring show has a distinct rigging grid, tailored to the show’s concept, venue and acts performed;  
- Our rigging team contributes to the awe factor by guaranteeing the safety of our aerial and acrobatic artists during live performances;
- Our rigging experts work hand-in-hand with our automation team to ensure a seamless delivery of the show’s creative concepts.
As Rigging Technician, you will set up, operate and maintain all fall protection and rigging equipment used by artists during live performances and rehearsals.
As Assistant Head of Rigging, you will assist the head of department in managing the rigging team, whilst equally running rigging operations during rehearsals and performances.
As Head of Rigging, you will manage the rigging team, equipment, safety protocols and operations. You will act as a liaison for your discipline and ensure support for your technicians.
We hope you will bring:
- Rope access or rigging certification (ex. IRATA or equivalent);
- Work experience in entertainment or live events rigging (acrobatic/aerial/human/props);
- Experience in human rigging, strong asset;
- Climbing abilities, essential (rock climbing experience, a strong asset);
- Holder of a valid passport, able to tour internationally year-round and work in foreign countries;
- Fluency in English, fundamental. 
Submit your resume and embark on the Cirque du Soleil journey around the world!


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