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  • Montreal Gazette: “Behind the Scenes at KURIOS”

    Montreal Gazette: “Behind the Scenes at KURIOS”

    Behind every Cirque du Soleil show, there’s a village bustling with activity. Kurios — The Cabinet of Curiosities is no exception. During a recent backstage visit down at the Old Port, we spoke with a juggler, a percussionist, a conductor, and Michel Laprise, director of Kurios.

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  • Montreal Gazette: “Nouveau Cirque Switches Gears” (KURIOS)

    Montreal Gazette: “Nouveau Cirque Switches Gears” (KURIOS)

    Screaming anachronisms and a cocky science fiction attitude make for a Steampunk world under the Big Top down at the Old Port, where the Cirque du Soleil’s latest tent show, Kurios — Cabinet of Curiosities, is being prepared for its April 24 opening. The presence of gramophones and the Sherlock Holmes-era costumes suggest a period piece and the setting is inspired by the Paris Exhibition of 1900. Yet high-tech nouveau cirque remains the name of the game in the Cirque du Soleil’s 35th production, directed by Michel Laprise.

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  • Mastering the Impossible, Episode 5: COSTUMES

    Mastering the Impossible, Episode 5: COSTUMES

    As a business that individually tailors 20,000 costumes a year, Cirque du Soleil knows a thing or two about customization. Much like Cirque du Soleil, Xerox understands every business is unique and a one-size-fits-all solution just won't do. It's a perfect fit! Here's your Backstage Pass to see how wonder sewed into the fabric of Cirque du Soleil.

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  • Thinking Out Loud: “On the Academics of Circus”

    Thinking Out Loud: “On the Academics of Circus”

    A Booker Prize-winning author, a popular CBC Radio host, an award-winning advertising veteran and author and a former Cirque de Soleil exec came to the Concordia University in March to share their insights on the creative process. The guests were joined by four dynamic Concordia professors as part of the Thinking Out Loud conversation series, […]

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  • Criss Angel returns to BELIEVE!

    Criss Angel returns to BELIEVE!

    Robin Leach catches up with Criss Angel who, having recovered from shoulder surgery, returns to his headliner show BELIEVE at the Luxor on Tuesday. # # # Shoulder surgeons and rehab specialists have given their OK for Magician of the Century Criss Angel to restart his Luxor headliner show “Believe” at the Luxor on Tuesday. […]

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  • How Cirque Manages Marketing with Podio

    How Cirque Manages Marketing with Podio

    Here’s a story about what happens in Vegas that doesn’t have to stay in Vegas! Meet the Cirque du Soleil marketing team from Las Vegas and see how they use Podio to run their marketing processes – specifically, how they handle creative jobs. You can get started managing marketing on Podio as well with our new App Pack built to do just that: Marketing Management – free in the Podio App Market.

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  • Global News: “Kurios: steampunk meets rolla bolla”

    Global News: “Kurios: steampunk meets rolla bolla”

    MONTREAL – Cirque du Soleil unveiled Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities, its 35th production Friday morning to the media, and initial reviews are positive. “It dazzles,” said Pat Donnelly, the theatre critic for the Montreal Gazette. “It’s got a lot of razzle dazzle from what I saw. And some acts that have never been done anywhere […]

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