Feld Entertainment Inc. has launched a global search for the ringmaster who will preside over Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus XTREME.
The auditions are making a stop in Las Vegas Thursday at the Fern Adair Conservatory of the Arts, located at 3265 E. Patrick Lane, near Pecos Road. Those interested can pre-register online.
“The Ringmaster serves as a Ringling Bros. brand ambassador,” said Alana Feld, executive vice president of Feld Entertainment and producer of Ringling Bros., in a statement. “This is a tremendous responsibility, therefore, we are looking for an energetic and contemporary man or woman who has the charisma to engage today’s families and immerse them in the fun and exciting experience of Circus XTREME.”
Candidates who wish to throw their hat into the ring can pre-register for an in-person audition or audition online. All applicants auditioning online must submit a headshot, résumé and video singing the opening track from Circus XTREME, “We’re On a Quest,” through the online portal.
Applicants attending in-person auditions should bring a headshot, résumé and be prepared to sing “We’re On a Quest” and a song of their choice.
Once finalists are chosen, Ringling Bros. fans will be able to take part in the selection process by voting for items such as the costume jackets and top hats the finalist will wear, along with the songs they will sing during the final round of auditions.
The selected candidate will embark on an 18-month tour with Circus XTREME.