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Sam Chiqraq
1 North Pole, California, 99999 | H:111-222-3333 | C: 444-555-6666 |

Critically acclaimed Show Director who specializes in managing and choreographing Chinese Acrobatic circus show productions. Skilled at building and leading high-performing, talented teams. Exceptional business sense in promoting shows and leading strategic meetings with clients and colleagues. Committed to bringing innovative, inspiring concepts into reality. Professional training in Acrobatics, Classical Dance, Ballet, and Performing Arts. Fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese, and English. Familiar with MS Office Suite and FileMaker Pro.

Innovative Show Director Highly Organized Talent Acquisition Performing Arts Master Lighting/Audio/Special Effects Project Management Performance Scheduling Event Promotion Professional Choreography Chinese Acrobatics Budgeting and Cost Control Complex Problem Solving

Honored as an international performer and show manager who has been featured in Disney productions, international circus shows, movies, and television arenas. Recognized for choreographing and directing multiple hit productions featuring dazzling Chinese acrobatic performances including the “Jeweled Dragon Acrobats” show for Disney 4 years running. Achieved critical acclaim for “Cirque Shanghai” Bai Xi show from The New York Times, Broadway World, and Chicago Theater Beat, creating and directing an awe-inspiring display of circus feats. Promoted the “Cirque Shanghai” Bai Xi show’s performance at the Navy Pier Pepsi skyline theater in Chicago to successfully increase the total profit by up to 15% and reach over 600,000 guests. Choreographed world-class “La Grand Cirque” show in Australia presented at the “Sydney Opera House” and in cities across the UK and United States. Performed at Seaworld San Diego for 2 years as an independent entertainer who demonstrated the ability to engage and sustain audience interest.

09/2006 to Current Show Director International Special Attractions Los Angeles, CA Manage several functional areas including auditions, choreography, performance scheduling, travel arrangements, client relations, and marketing as Show Director of Cirque Shanghai Bai Xi. Direct choreography and manage over 350 international performers for major circus shows including conducting auditions to recruit exceptional new talent. Address and promptly resolve any event issues as key decision maker on-site at live circus shows around the world. Perform administrative duties such as coordinating meetings, reserving facilities, and managing travel schedules in partnership with a full-service corporate travel agent. Update paper and electronic records detailing event information. Promote show success by maintaining beneficial professional relationships with clients, portfolio companies, and the media.