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

Rope 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 Rope artist earn

A Rope 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 Rope 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)

Related Positions:

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 Rope artist

Circus performers (circus performers) must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Rope artist the most in the job market

    • music teaching
    • other recreation and leisure activities
    • aesthetic activities and other beauty care services

    Featured Professions: