Maintain circus rigging equipment


Check, maintain and adapt circus rigging equipment regularly and before each performance.

Alternative labels

maintain equipment for circus rigging
check circus and aerial rigging equipment
ensure maintenance of circus rigging equipment
maintain circus equipment for rigging

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Maintain circus rigging equipment is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Optional skill

Maintain circus rigging equipment is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

High rigger: High riggers assemble and hoist temporary suspension structures on heights to support performance equipment. Their work is based on instruction, plans and calculations. Their job can include rope access, working above colleagues, assemble constructions to lift performers and lifting heavy loads, which makes it a high risk occupation. They work indoor as well as outdoor. They cooperate with ground riggers to unload and assemble constructions on ground level.
Circus arts teacher: Circus arts teachers instruct students in a recreational context in the various circus techniques and acts such as trapeze acts, juggling, mime, acrobatics, hooping, tightrope walking, object manipulation, unicycling tricks, etc. They provide students with a notion of circus history and repertoire, but mainly focus on a practice-based approach in their courses, in which they assist students in experimenting with and mastering different circus techniques, styles and acts and encourage them to develop their own style. They cast, direct and produce circus performances, and coordinate the technical production and possible set, props and costume usage on stage.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022