Circus Smirkus
Greensboro, VT

Expires: 10/23/18

Job Dates

June to August


$450/week includes Room and Board biweekly

The New England Circus Smirkus Big Top Tour is hiring for the 2018 season. Tour staff experience firsthand the excitement and adventures of being part of a traditional touring youth circus. Teamwork, a good attitude, and the willingness to get things done are a must! We are seeking a musician to join us as part of our circus family this summer!

1. Play instrument(s) during rehearsals and performances.

2. Follow click track, follow verbal cues from the bandleader, and accent tricks; observe and improvise by
supporting the moment-to-moment energy of each act.

3. Assist Music Director and Bandleader during pre-tour training by filming act rehearsals and taking notes on the
acts as they are finalized.

4. Provide own instrument(s) and transport to Smirkus.

6. Assist in set-up and tear-down of band and sound equipment.

7. Participate in sound checks before shows.

8. Assist in the set-up and tear-down of the back lot at the discretion of the Circus Operations Director. Duties may
include but are not limited to: setting and leveling bunkhouses, running hoses and electrical cords, setting up
dishwashing station, setting up picnic tables and dining tent.

Work involves standing, walking, bending, kneeling, reaching, stooping, and other physical activities consistent with
setting up heavy equipment. Work may include lifting, carrying or moving objects and equipment weighing over 50
pounds. Must be able to climb and lift equipment up and down a steep ladder to the bandstand.

Full job description can be found by going to - http://www.smirkus.org/employment/

Interested parties please include:
Cover letter, Resum+eacute;, and a completed Circus Smirkus Employment Application found on our employment page listed above


Sara Wunderle

Assistant Programs Director



(802) 533-7443

Fax: (802) 533-2480

Business Address

1 Circus Road

Greensboro, VT 05841

Posted: 05/26/2018 11:00:00 EST

Last Updated: 05/26/2018 10:36 EST

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