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  • Meet: Brandon Livanos, TORUK Acrobat

    Meet: Brandon Livanos, TORUK Acrobat

    Brandon Livanos started life in Rynfield, but has ended up touring the globe with Cirque du Soleil, one of the largest theatrical producers in the world. He said he feels privileged to have made a career of his passion, which started with the local Eagle Tumbling Club, where he was coached and mentored by owner Cindy McCall-Peet.

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  • Behind the Scenes – Quidam in New Zealand

    Behind the Scenes – Quidam in New Zealand

    With the flags of 24 countries hanging from the ceiling and hurried conversations peppered with fragments of Russian, French, and English, it feels like I could be at the United Nations. Except there are muscular, shirtless men, tiny women in various states of undress and partially made-up clown faces looking back at me. Welcome to the world of Cirque du Soleil, where show time for the final tour of the long-running stage show Quidam is getting close.

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  • Cirque’s Got Talent?

    Cirque’s Got Talent?

    Cirque du Soleil is coming to Australia in February to conduct auditions. And for the first time ever, we've decided to extend our reach with a nationwide Auditions Roadshow promotion to search for Australia's most unique performing talent. Do you have a weird but wonderful routine, an unusual skill, or an act that is unlike anything we've ever seen before?

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  • François Barbeau, Costume Designer for Dralion/Wintuk, Has Died

    François Barbeau, Costume Designer for Dralion/Wintuk, Has Died

    François Barbeau, the renowned costume designer from Montreal, has died at age 80. Barbeau worked on more than 700 theatre, dance, film, television, opera, and circus productions in Quebec and abroad. Cirque fans will recognize him as the Costume Designer for 1999's Dralion and 2007's Wintuk.

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  • Lúzia Gets a New Logo

    Lúzia Gets a New Logo

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  • 45 DEGREES to Tip Off Festivities at NBA All-Star 2016

    45 DEGREES to Tip Off Festivities at NBA All-Star 2016

    Building on its worldwide successful projects, 45 DEGREES will harness Cirque du Soleil's creative power to custom-tailor a five-minute opening show for the NBA All-Star Game.

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  • Cirque Cuts Back Involvement with Saint-Michel Community

    Cirque Cuts Back Involvement with Saint-Michel Community

    When Cirque du Soleil set up its home base in Saint-Michel 20 years ago, one of its stated missions was to support the low-income neighbourhood. It wrote cheques to community groups. It lent staff for community events. It participated in neighbourhood meetings to stay abreast of ongoing projects. No more, community members say. Since it […]

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  • Meet Giulia Piolanti – Tsyal in TORUK-The First Flight

    Meet Giulia Piolanti – Tsyal in TORUK-The First Flight

    "Toruk," is based upon the story from the world famous "Avatar" film. The performances are built around a story that takes place a thousand years before the film in which characters go on a journey to save their magical tree. There's a certain mystery behind being a circus performer and "Toruk" aerialist, Giulia Piolanti, sheds some light for us.

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  • Robin Leach’s Q&A w/Jerry Nadal – Resident Show SVP

    Robin Leach’s Q&A w/Jerry Nadal – Resident Show SVP

    In addition to speaking with Hassan and Leona, who flew in last week for her song rehearsal, Robin Leach had an opportunity to also speak with Jerry Nadal, Senior VP of Cirque’s Resident Show Division. He revealed that the new show TORUK-The First Flight inspired by James Cameron’s Oscar-winning “Avatar” may be coming to Las […]

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  • Robin Leach’s Q&A w/Hassan El Hajjami – ONOD 4 Director

    Robin Leach’s Q&A w/Hassan El Hajjami – ONOD 4 Director

    This year’s annual Cirque du Soleil one-night-only spectacular “One Night for One Drop: Quest for Water” has several new elements. It’s the first time that performers from other Strip productions will join Cirque artists. It’s the first time that British singer-songwriter Leona Lewis joins the cast along with young dancer Miles Brown of ABC’s “Black-ish.” […]

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  • Paramour or IRIS 2.0?

    Paramour or IRIS 2.0?

    Cirque du Soleil posted a new picture to its Facebook page to tease Paramour… and it looks very IRIS like – again!

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  • Leona Lewis joins Cirque’s One Night for One Drop

    Leona Lewis joins Cirque’s One Night for One Drop

    “X Factor” winner Leona Lewis, the singer-songwriter with the amazing four-octave, mezzo-soprano vocal range, has sold 20 million albums since she won her $1.3 million recording contract with Simon Cowell’s record label from Season 3 of the hit British TV show. Now the 30-year-old animal-welfare campaigner is about to make her debut on the Las […]

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  • Changes Now Underway at BELIEVE, LOVE, and… “O”?!

    Changes Now Underway at BELIEVE, LOVE, and… “O”?!

    Changes are underway at three Cirque du Soleil shows on the Strip thanks to “Mindfreak” magician Criss Angel and The Beatles widows Yoko Ono and Olivia Harrison.

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