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

Trapeze 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 Trapeze artist earn

A Trapeze artist earns between $0 and $0 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.473 and a median salary of $1.473 according to an Averwage.com 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 1 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Trapeze artist

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.473 17.674 368 7
1º Quartile 0 0 0 0
Median Salary 1.473 17.674 368 7
3º Quartile 0 0 0 0
Higher Salary 0 0 0 0


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 Trapeze artist

Circus performers (circus performers) must:

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

  • Activities

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


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