Feld Entertainment Inc. Launches a Worldwide Search For the Next Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Ringmaster

In-person auditions to take place in Dallas, Austin, Las Vegas, New
York and Orlando;

Online auditions open now

ELLENTON, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feld Entertainment Inc., the worldwide leader in producing live family
entertainment, announced today that it is launching a global search for
the ringmaster who will preside over Ringling Bros. and Barnum &
Presents Circus XTREME®. Auditions are slated
to be held online and in-person in five major cities around the country,
starting in Dallas on Friday, August 12 at the American Airlines Center.
Additional cities include Austin (August 26), Las Vegas (September 8),
New York (September 14) and Orlando (September 16).

“The Ringmaster serves as a Ringling Bros.® brand ambassador,”
says Alana Feld, Executive Vice President of Feld Entertainment and
Producer of Ringling Bros. “This is a tremendous responsibility,
therefore, we are looking for an energetic and contemporary man or woman
who has the charisma to engage today’s families and immerse them in the
fun and exciting experience of Circus XTREME.”

Candidates who wish to throw their hat into the ring can pre-register
for an in-person audition or audition online at www.Ringling.com/Ringmaster.
All applicants auditioning online must submit a headshot, résumé and
video singing the opening track from Circus XTREME, “We’re On a
Quest,” through the online portal. Applicants attending in-person
auditions should bring a headshot, résumé and be prepared to sing “We’re
On a Quest” and a song of their choice. Once finalists are chosen, Ringling
fans will be able to take part in the selection process by
voting for items such as the costume jackets and, top hats the finalist
will wear, along with the songs they will sing during the final round of

The selected candidate will embark on an 18-month tour with Circus
Starring alongside artists who redefine the word “extreme”
in everything they do by combining never-before-seen spectacles with
original, fast-paced performances, the newly-crowned ringmaster will
take the helm as the voice of an American icon and the face of The
Greatest Show On Earth

For details and Official Audition Rules visit www.Ringling.com/Ringmaster.

About Feld Entertainment

Feld Entertainment is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting
live touring family entertainment experiences that lift the human spirit
and create indelible memories, with 30 million people in attendance at
its shows each year. Feld Entertainment’s productions have appeared in
more than 75 countries and on six continents to date and include Ringling
Bros. and Barnum & Bailey
®, Monster Jam®,
Monster Energy Supercross, AMSOIL Arenacross, Disney On Ice, Disney
and Marvel Universe LIVE! More information about Feld
Entertainment is available online at www.feldentertainment.com.


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