Partner (circus) - Salary and Career
Circus performers (circus performers)

Partner (circus) - 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 Partner (circus) earn

A Partner (circus) earns between $1.526 and $3.642 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.990 and a median salary of $1.756 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 48 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Partner (circus)

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.990 23.884 498 10
1º Quartile 1.526 18.307 381 7
Median Salary 1.756 21.072 439 8
3º Quartile 2.778 33.333 694 13
Higher Salary 3.642 43.707 911 17

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 Partner (circus)

Circus performers (circus performers) must:

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

  • Activities

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

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