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German Singer For Cruise Ships

German Singer For Cruise Ships


Full Time

About the Role

We are looking for outstanding and extraordinary German-speaking singers with solo and stage experience for new formats onboard cruise ships. We are currently recruiting for 6 ships → online casting open now.

In addition to excellent singing skills in the field of pop / hit / musical, your own ideas for new programs as well as flexibility and interest in different musical formats are an advantage.

Area of responsibility

  • Relevant professional experience on stage in the areas of musical, rock or pop

  • Independent work

  • Contribution of own content and ideas

  • Own solo programs and synergies with other artists on board

  • Team player

  • Enjoying contact with guests

  • The position holder is responsible for working as a performer within the theatre ensemble.

  • The Company expects each shipboard employee to consistently exemplify the company's product philosophy principles to all team members. Furthermore, all duties and responsibilities must be performed as per ISM/ISO and SQM standards, USPH guidelines, and environmental, hygiene, and safety policies.

  • Every crew member can be required to perform all functions in the various service areas throughout the ship.

  • For every crew member, the fulfillment of host duties towards passengers ("Side Duties") is part of the scope of their duties. This includes, in particular, but not exclusively, guest guiding or greeting at events such as theatre admission, embarkation days, tender operations, passport controls, public holidays etc.

  • All employees must behave politely and professionally at all times. This applies to the physical and verbal contact with guests or colleagues and all areas in which contact with guests and crew members occurs.

Scope of duties 

  • As a singer within the theatre ensemble, duties will include performing as a singer in theatre shows, dinner shows, pool shows, solo programs, special events, group events and other entertainment formats, as well as Live TV formats, if required. Performing duties may also include speech, dance and background roles in company's show formats.

  • Responsible for bringing 1-2 ready-to-perform solo programs on board of approx. 30- 45 minutes.

  • Participating in the development of new synergy performances and events with other onboard artists and guest artists.

  • Attending all required rehearsals for the various entertainment formats.

  • Taking responsibility for their own vocal fitness.

  • Ensuring proper care and maintenance of artificial hair and designated costumes.

  • Reporting any conflicts or disruptions in the work routine to their Supervisor.

  • Knowledge of the assigned safety number (from the ship's statutes) and the associated safety task.

  • Assuming additional functions during handover and time spent in the shipyard as well as during cast changes. 

  • Treating corporate information as confidential, even after your contract has ended.

  • Knowledge, adherence and implementation of all company policies and procedures.

  • Understanding and implementation of the company’s environmental regulations in the workplace.

  • Ensuring the careful treatment of all company property.

  • Active integration in the ship’s community, participation at team meetings.

  • Active implementation of the product philosophy.

  • Ensuring that all work is carried out in the most economical manner possible and in accordance with the agreed quality standards.

  • Compliance with shipboard regulations.

  • NOTE: All work carried out on board or during rehearsals in Berlin becomes the property of the Cruise Liner. (Excluded from this are the artist's own stage programs prepared before the start of rehearsals.) This applies to absolutely all content, whether intellectual or artistic in nature, and includes choreography, music arrangements, adaptation of lyrics, staging/conceptual work and any other work performed or used for the Cruise Liner. Additional remuneration cannot be claimed for such work.

Qualification/Work Experience

  • Completed state certified performing arts training or possessing a similar performing arts qualification as a professional singer, musical- or stage performer.

  • Several years' experience of professional stage productions is desirable.

  • Experience of working as a singer/musical performer on board a cruise ship is an advantage.

  • Knowledge of English (spoken and written) is required. German is desired.

  • Clear understanding of service and customer focus.

  • Good general education.

  • Personal Requirements:

  • Highly motivated, energetic and resilient.

  • Talent, natural personality and artistic flair.

  • Musicality, good sense of rhythm and physical fitness.

  • Professional training in solo singing and choral ensembles.

  • Musical literacy, and independent rehearsal preparation of repertoire is required.

  • Basic training in acting and dancing is desirable.

  • Confident, impeccable manner with guests.

  • Good communicator, team player.

  • Able to work under pressure.

  • Very well-groomed appearance.

  • Knowledge of German language: Berlitz Level 7 mandatory

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