Vinil was selected in February after going through an audition process. The team at Cirque came across some of his videos online and invited him to audition. The selection now makes him eligible to get a role in an upcoming show.
Described as an “artistic entertainment company”, Cirque’s productions combine circus acts, dance, drama, acrobatics and story telling and have won numerous awards and been performed across the world.
“I didn’t know I would reach this level,” said Vinil, adding that his parents are concerned about his choice. “It’s not a conventional choice, so they are a little worried.”