Produced by Kinetic Tapestry & City of Florissant
General Production Information
Kinetic Tapestry is looking for dynamic circus and theatre performers for its upcoming performances of an original, full-length theatrical circus performance. This show explores the breathtaking beauty and adventure of outer space using a blend of Circus Arts, Dance, Theater, and live music.
The cast will feature around 18-25 individuals with skills in circus, dance and movement disciplines. We are looking for mimes/clowns, dancers, acrobats, gymnasts, cyr wheel, jugglers, fire performers, aerialists, hula hoopers and other specialty circus performers to be a part of this full-length theatrical circus show.
PERFORMANCES: at Florissant Performing Arts Center (1 James J. Eagan Dr, Florissant, MO 63033)
September 8,9,15,16, 2023 at 7pm
September 10, 2023 at 2:30pm
Note: This production will include the use of theatrical smoke and/or haze.
Most rehearsals will take place at Kinetic Tapestry’s Circus Studio in Maryland Heights.(2500 Metro Blvd)
Rehearsals will likely be scheduled on Thursday or Friday evenings; Tues, Thurs. or Fri daytime and occasional Saturdays starting April 11 through Sept 1, 2023 (Specific days and times based on casting, skills, and needs of the production).
Each performer should expect between 8-10 act-specific rehearsals for each act they are cast in, plus all tech week rehearsals
For Tech Week all performers will rehearse at Florissant Performing Arts Center the following dates:
Sat, Sept 2; 2-6pm
Sun, Sept 3; 2-6pm
Tues-Thurs., Sept 5th-7th; 5:30-9:30pm
You must be available for all tech week rehearsals and performances in order to be cast in this production.
Auditions for Performers (age 10+):
Where: Kinetic Tapestry Circus Studio, 2500 Metro Blvd, Maryland Heights, MO
Park and enter from the rear of the building through the red door.
Saturday, March 25, 20123
10am-11:30am - Dance Group Audition. Please pre-register. (9:30am Open for warm up)
Circus (non-dance) Individual Audition slots available from 3:30-7:30pm - by appointment
Saturday, April 8, 2023
Circus Individual Audition slots available from 9am-12pm. Individual Audition by appointment
Please present headshot and resume at audition (recent photo if you do not have a headshot)
CV/resume should include:
· Your address, phone number, email and website (if applicable)
· Where you learned and honed your skills (schools, gym clubs, studios etc)
· Levels of achievement in your main discipline(s)
· Your experience on stage, in competition and at showcases or events
· Other disciplines you may be familiar with
Dancers: Group audition. Please wear dance attire and bring ballet shoes. Be prepared to learn and execute a modern dance and a lyrical combination.
Gymnasts: Individual audition by appointment. Be prepared to demonstrate basic tumbling up through your highest level skills un-spotted on a matted (but un sprung) floor.
Aerialists, Jugglers, Partner Acrobatics, Hula Hoop, Unicycle, Mime/Clown, Fire performers, other specialty acts: Individual audition by appointment. Please present a 2 minute routine showing your highest level of proficiency. (Studio has 15’ height) Contact us for special space or equipment needs.