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Job Title – Circus Performer
A Circus Performer entertains audiences with displays of skills like acrobatics, juggles, stilt-walks and aerial work on trapezes and high wires. Other popular acts include clowns, mime artists, fire eaters, sword swallowers and dancers. They perform at a range of events, including: Traditional 'big top' circuses.
Typical Job Activities
Keeps existing skills and act polished
Works on new abilities
Maintains strength and flexibility
Devises new performance choreography
Works with directors and other performers
Goes to auditions and liaising with agents
Performs in front of a live audience
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Recommended subjects:Art, Speech and Drama and Dance
Entry to Work Place
Proven acrobatic skills.
What natural skills and/or aptitudes do I need for this occupation?
Be dedicated to goals
Have natural attractiveness and charm
Be able to maintain excellent health and have good physical stamina
Enjoy working together with people
Be imaginative and creative
Be able to work well under pressure
Have initiative and self-confidence
Have gymnastics background
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Career Progress and Path
Experience in specific fieldWork performance
Possible Career Paths
Specialist career in the specific field
Not very stable
Reasons to consider this careerI can entertain people