Musicians Auditions for 2018

We are looking for brass and multi-wind players and a pianist for our 2018 season. The show, directed by Cal McCrystal, combines circus and theatre with a strong musical element.

We will be playing and devising an original score. At this stage of development, we will be coming from the direction of Ragtime to 1930’s-era Swing: Foxtrot, Maxixe, Charleston, Jitterbug..but there will probably be also some Disco.

You will be an integral part of the whole show; an energetic and enthusiastic approach to performance is a must.

The auditions will be in London in January. Please bring 2-3 contrasting pieces, and be prepared to improvise or sight-read.

The season will be from 2nd April until 1st October, including 4 weeks rehearsals at full pay. You will be performing in an international troupe of jugglers, acrobats, horses, clowns and chickens in a tent you have helped put up yourself. Accommodation provided in the form of a vintage circus wagon! This is hard work, but incredibly rewarding.

Please reply to musicians@giffordscircus.com