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  • Geert Chatrou: “I’m a world-class whistler”

    Geert Chatrou: “I’m a world-class whistler”

    I started whistling when I was about four years old. We lived in the Eindhoven area of the Netherlands, and my dad whistled all the time. It was impossible for him to whistle out of tune. We whistled TV theme tunes together – him whistling one note, and me the next. I immediately produced a nice tone. Within a few years, I was better than he was.

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  • Vocalists Add a Narrative Twist to VOLTA

    Vocalists Add a Narrative Twist to VOLTA

    DC Metro Theater Arts recently spoke to one of Volta’s vocalists, Eric DeShan about the vocalist’s contributions to Volta. “The songs are a through-line connecting the acts and the overall theme of Volta,” DeShan says. Since Volta is about a personal journey of self-discovery and self-acceptance, “I plant the seeds of possibilities” for the storyline about “breaking free from the world around you.”

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  • Cirque du Soleil: The Great Chinese Seduction

    Cirque du Soleil: The Great Chinese Seduction

    It's tomorrow night that Cirque du Soleil will officially launch its first permanent show in Hangzhou, China, in a brand-new 1,500-seat theater built on the site of a former railroad yard. With X: The Land of Fantasy , Cirque hopes to finally break through this coveted market.

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  • A Q&A with 2 of VOLTA’s BMX Bikers!

    A Q&A with 2 of VOLTA’s BMX Bikers!

    DCTS interviewed two of the BMX performers, AJ Amayaand Joel Bondu. BMX is the art of performing acrobatics, tricks and stunts on specially-modified bicycles. Where the skill set is recognized for its “extreme sports” competitive history, Cirque du Soleil has embraced the athletes and the discipline as an art form.

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  • VStar CEO seeks new live entertainment opportunities for parent Cirque du Soleil

    VStar CEO seeks new live entertainment opportunities for parent Cirque du Soleil

    Eric Grilly, CEO of Fridley-based VStar Entertainment Group, is working to expand the performance portfolio of parent company Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group as executive head of studio alliances for the Montreal-based global live-entertainment brand. Grilly said he was excited to leverage his industry relationships and experience to pursue partnerships with Hollywood studios and other content license owners for Cirque while focusing on VStar's children's stage shows.

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  • The faces of REBEL

    The faces of REBEL

    Live new experiences, travel, meet people from all over the world, act, dance, learn, have fun, improve, live a dream ... They are verbs used by artists and technicians who are part of the Cirque du Soleil at the time to describe the benefits of your work.

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  • «Joyeux Calvaire»: un hommage poétique!

    «Joyeux Calvaire»: un hommage poétique!

    Cirque du Soleil presented a poetic and romantic show on Wednesday night with its tribute to the Cowboys Fringants, which greatly moved the members of this popular Quebec band. "It's far too emotional for what my body and my soul can take," said bassist Jerome Dupras, at the end of this premiere of Cirque du Soleil's "Joyeux Calvaire" show , Wednesday night, at the amphitheater Cogeco of Trois-Rivières.

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  • New Holiday Show: ‘Twas The Night Before…

    New Holiday Show: ‘Twas The Night Before…

    Cirque du Soleil and the Madison Square Garden Company announce the world premiere of the brand-new holiday theatrical 'Twas the Night Before.... This all-new family theatrical will make its debut at MSG venues in Chicago (the Chicago Theater) and New York City (Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden).

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  • AsiaOne Chats with Kurios’ Nathan Dennis

    AsiaOne Chats with Kurios’ Nathan Dennis

    There is something about the circus that fills people with childlike wonder and fascination, no matter young or old. AsiaOne went behind the scenes with performer Nathan Dennis to get a glimpse into the life of someone who "ran away" to join the circus. Dennis' career has been filled with highlights!

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  • FANDOM Partners with Cirque for 2019 SDCC Party

    FANDOM Partners with Cirque for 2019 SDCC Party

    One of the most coveted party tickets in all of San Diego Comic-Con is for the event thrown by Fandom, the largest entertainment fan site in the world. This year, Fandom is partnering with Cirque du Soleil for its 4th annual Fandom Party, where fans guests will be treated to an exclusive sneak peek of R.U.N. – the first live-action thriller by Cirque du Soleil.

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  • ZDNET: Toruk App Gives Attackers Operator Admin Rights

    ZDNET: Toruk App Gives Attackers Operator Admin Rights

    A Cirque du Soleil mobile application developed for the Toruk show opened up every user's device to exploit by allowing commands to be sent to every user in the crowd. The Toruk app has over 100,000 installs on Google Play, is also available on iOS, and has not received any form of update since 2016.

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  • LV SUN: “Behind the scenes of Cirque’s new R.U.N”

    LV SUN: “Behind the scenes of Cirque’s new R.U.N”

    While the Luxor was providing a glimpse last week of what new Cirque du Soleil show “R.U.N” might feel like via a very cool construction-wall mural by local artist Troy “Tiki” James, Cirque’s headquarters was hosting a video shoot and cast and crew interviews during rehearsals to continue to spread the word about the upcoming action thriller.

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  • Eric Grilly Named Cirque’s Strategic Hollywood Studios Liaison

    Eric Grilly Named Cirque’s Strategic Hollywood Studios Liaison

    As part of a push to expand the Cirque du Soleil global footprint via third-party IP offerings, Eric Grilly has been appointed executive head of studio alliances. In the new role, Grilly will work to develop business opportunities with Hollywood studios, IP providers and other strategic license owners to bring their content to the live entertainment stage.

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  • Las Vegas Magazine Q&A w/Jenn Haight from KÀ

    Las Vegas Magazine Q&A w/Jenn Haight from KÀ

    Jenn Haight has been starring in KÁ since it first debuted more than 14 years ago. She plays one of the lead roles of Twin Sister. As KÁ has evolved from a curious story-driven creation into a true institution on the Las Vegas Strip, Haight has grown as a performer, excelling at the more emotional aspects of her nightly gig.

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  • R.U.N: The Edgy Side of Cirque du Soleil

    R.U.N: The Edgy Side of Cirque du Soleil

    The 40 RUN stunt artists have been in Montreal since May 28th to finalize the creation of this Cirque du Soleil show, which will be staged at the Casino Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas from October 24th. La Presse spoke with some of its creators.

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