Lyre artist - Salary and Career
Circus performers (circus performers)

Lyre artist - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They perform, alone or in groups, different types of representations, in a public show (circus, theater, street, television studio). They create numbers and present them on stage, using body techniques (acrobatics, balancing, juggling, illusionism, comedy, singing, dancing, pantomime) or animal training techniques.

How much does an Lyre artist earn

A Lyre artist earns between $1.750 and $3.409 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.064 and a median salary of $2.000 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 11 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Lyre artist

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.064 24.764 516 9
1º Quartile 1.750 21.000 438 8
Median Salary 2.000 24.000 500 9
3º Quartile 2.600 31.200 650 12
Higher Salary 3.409 40.910 852 15

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium-level technicians in cultural, communications and sports services
      • popular arts artists and models
        • circus performers (circus performers)

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Main workplaces

Circus performers (circus performers) work is carried out in closed environments such as circus tents, theaters, TV studios, also outdoors and in vehicles, through salaried or autonomous work or by circus owners, in itinerant work, with rotation of shifts, in a individual and collective, under permanent supervision. It is common for the worker to have more than one occupation, which are defined by the set of skills: acrobat - makes variations of jumping on the ground, aerial - uses various movement and balance techniques in the air, contortionist - makes twisting and contortion movements of the body, animal tamer - trains and presents the animal, tightrope walker - balances objects, people and himself, magician - makes objects appear, disappears, moves objects, people, animals, using techniques of illusion, juggler - plays games with devices and objects and controls, clown - performs pantomimes, jokes and other comic acts, trapeze artist - performs jumps and evolutions with the body in the air, puppeteer.

What does it take to work in the field of Circus performers (circus performers)

These occupations are carried out by people who have developed circus skills. Training begins at an early age, when children learn a little of each art, in canvas circuses, organized around traditional circus families. There are, in smaller numbers, artists trained in circus-schools or circus arts courses. Circus shows are also presented in theater, TV, street or other alternative spaces.

Functions and activities of Lyre artist

Circus performers (circus performers) must:

  • inventing numbers;
  • inventar numbers;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • display number;
  • introduce the number;
  • invent numbers;
  • test the number;
  • inventar n�meros;
  • sell the show or number;
  • produce the number;
  • rehearse the number;
  • sell the show or number;
  • produce number;
  • produzir o n�mero;
  • communicate;
  • teaching circus art and technique;
  • present the number;
  • sell the show or number;
  • display the number;

  • Activities

    • respect the freedom of expression of colleagues;
    • assimilate the times when performing the tricks;
    • exchange information with other artistic areas;
    • prepare the artist's entry;
    • dismantle the device;
    • disclose the show or number;
    • research body movements;
    • demonstrate determination to learn;
    • adapt to the context of the show (language, food, space);
    • exchanging information with other artistic areas;
    • acquire techniques to fall;
    • perfect body and vocal expression techniques;
    • adjust the number to the biotype and device;
    • make the device;
    • learn the profession by rehearsing;
    • create wardrobe;
    • demonstrate knowledge of circus vocabulary and slang;
    • search materials;
    • perceiving students' abilities;
    • research possibilities for artistic expression;
    • deal with unforeseen events creatively;
    • follow refresher courses;
    • search tricks;
    • respect another artist's device;
    • establish communication with the city;
    • set safety equipment;
    • obey the commands of the cheat times;
    • create makeup;
    • provide printed material for dissemination;
    • synchronize light and sound with representation;
    • introducing the student to the different circus modalities;
    • exchanging information with circus schools;
    • research possibilities for communication with the public;
    • stimulating the physical development of the student;
    • master circus techniques in your act;
    • prepare material, apparatus and objects for the number;
    • make concentration;
    • combine codes to report unforeseen events;
    • warm up;
    • respect another artist's braces;
    • set choreography;
    • develop awareness of professional risks;
    • create makeup;
    • earn the empathy of the audience;
    • establish communication with the public;
    • seek learning methods for each modality;
    • select song;
    • wrong tricks for appreciation of work;
    • give interviews;
    • incorporate different artistic languages;
    • deal with unforeseen circumstances creatively;
    • investigate the value of circus work in the market;
    • do stretch;
    • exchange information with circus schools;
    • exchange information with circus professionals (in person, videos, internet, etc);
    • attend to places where the work is done;
    • work as a team;
    • assemble the device;
    • collaborate in the dissemination of the show;
    • research technologies;
    • perform test numbers for disclosure or contracting;
    • transmitting circus ethics;
    • attend to places to promote the work done;
    • improve body and vocal expression techniques;
    • search devices;
    • develop discipline;
    • establish bonds of trust with colleagues;
    • evaluating the student's physical potential;
    • respect professional ethics;
    • create appliances (work materials);
    • motivate students;
    • repeat the number improving techniques;
    • evaluate costs to price the work;
    • creatively deal with unforeseen events;
    • repeat the number perfecting techniques;
    • demonstrate knowledge of circus customs and traditions;
    • research possibilities of communication with the public;
    • work with frustrations (falls, numbers, devices);
    • adapt available technologies to the circus act;
    • evaluating the physical potential of the student;
    • propose professional possibilities based on your skills;
    • incorporate safety equipment in the number, during the test;
    • observe the work of other circus professionals;
    • use media to publicize (tv, newspaper, internet, cars, books);
    • research possibilities in the use of colors (lights, costumes, materials, etc);
    • adjust the number according to time, space and audience;
    • respect work relationships;
    • incorporate safety equipment into the number, during the test;
    • assume the times when performing the tricks;
    • attend to places to publicize the work done;
    • master circus techniques of your act;
    • mix the numbers creating others;

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