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  • Cirque Joins Forces With Sentebale To Support Young People

    Cirque Joins Forces With Sentebale To Support Young People

    Cirque is joining forces with Sentebale, the charity co- founded by The Duke of Sussex and Prince Seeiso, to positively transform the lives of some of the world's most vulnerable children. On the 16th of January, for the premiere of the show at the Royal Albert Hall in London, the two organisations will team-up to produce a spectacular night of entertainment.

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  • Fashion designer Zaldy talks Cirque, ‘Drag Race’ and SF

    Fashion designer Zaldy talks Cirque, ‘Drag Race’ and SF

    Fashion and costume designer Zaldy Goco has worked with superstars ranging from Britney Spears and the Scissor Sisters to Gwen Stefani and Lady Gaga on their spectacular three-ring concerts and world tours, but his latest project is quite literally his biggest circus of all.

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  • Acrobats Uncomfortable with Upcoming Saudi Performance

    Acrobats Uncomfortable with Upcoming Saudi Performance

    Cirque du Soleil’s decision to go ahead with more performances in Saudi Arabia next month despite international outrage over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is creating a malaise within circus ranks, The Canadian Press has learned. Following stops in Italy, Germany and Croatia, the Quebec-based troupe will pitch its tent in Riyadh from Dec. 17-29 in a visit that has been in the works for about a year.

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  • Cirque du Soleil Unlocks the Mysteries of Awe

    Cirque du Soleil Unlocks the Mysteries of Awe

    The celebrated imaginators at Cirque du Soleil—whose own work has been described by critics as "awe-inspiring"—partnered with Lab of Misfits, renowned creative neuroscience group led by human perceptions expert Dr. Beau Lotto, to conduct an ambitious study on the emotion of awe.

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  • Lune Rouge and Guy Laliberté to Launch PY1

    Lune Rouge and Guy Laliberté to Launch PY1

    Next June, Montreal will be home to a spectacular first- of-its-kind attraction: an innovative and transcendant entertainment venue shaped as a pyramid. The PY1 experience is an original concept developed by Lune Rouge Entertainment (founded by Guy Laliberté), which will make its international debut on the Clock Tower site in Montreal's Old Port. Starting June 2019, PY1 will present Through the Echoes, the first show produced for the pyramid.

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  • Guy Laliberté Eyes a Comeback with New Business Bets

    Guy Laliberté Eyes a Comeback with New Business Bets

    Guy Laliberté has never been much for convention. The Cirque du Soleil founder chose a barren site next to a giant garbage dump for the company’s corporate headquarters and he likes to relax by playing high-stakes poker. Now, following a brief respite from business, he’s back with new plans that are as unexpected as ever.

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  • BookMyShow Welcomes BAZZAR With a New Digital Ad Film

    BookMyShow Welcomes BAZZAR With a New Digital Ad Film

    Online ticketing player BookMyShow and BBH India have teamed up to celebrate the arrival of Bazzar, the new original production of the live entertainment leader Cirque du Soleil, in India with a new digital ad film. The digital ad film brings to life the essence of this spectacle with hand-drawn illustrations and slam poetry and the result is a ‘trippy’ film.

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  • VOLTA star gives back to SFO kids aspiring to join circus

    VOLTA star gives back to SFO kids aspiring to join circus

    Bradley Henderson lithely climbs up the pole and turns his body upside down before stopping it on a dime. There is a striking ease to the way he contorts himself with masterful precision on this Monday afternoon. It’s standard fare for the seasoned circus performer who is starring in Cirque du Soleil’s “Volta,” which opens at San Francisco’s AT&T Park on Nov. 15. But today his casually awe-inspiring physicality is on display for the young students of Circus Center in San Francisco.

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  • Cirque du Soleil gives the public a closer look

    Cirque du Soleil gives the public a closer look

    How does the company that introduced the world to a new kind of circus continue to push the imagination and bring fantasy to life? They do the unexpected -- perhaps blasphemous in the world of magic: they open their doors to show their secrets. For one day a year, as part of Canada's day of culture, or journées de la culture, Cirque du Soleil invites the public to their massive Montreal headquarters and offers a close-up look at how their shows are built from scratch -- from homemade props to makeup to movement, reports CBS News' Adriana Diaz.

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  • Curtain to go up in May for “The Land of Fantasy”

    Curtain to go up in May for “The Land of Fantasy”

    The theater, in a renovated factory on the outskirt of the city, was built with an investment of 1.5 billion yuan ($220 million) by Hangzhou Xintiandi Group, a privately owned developer of tourism and cultural projects across China. This project is also the biggest investment so far by the company, which was founded in 2008 and has total assets of 30 billion yuan. It will also be the Canadian entertainment company's only resident show in Asia.

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  • Cirque’s Saudi Arabia show ‘difficult’ for founder Guy Laliberté

    Cirque’s Saudi Arabia show ‘difficult’ for founder Guy Laliberté

    In the light of recent geopolitical tensions in Saudi Arabia, Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté has expressed some discomfort with the troop’s performance in that country on Sept. 23. During a meeting with the press on Thursday to unveil details around his most recent project, Lune Rouge, the businessman was careful to point out that he no longer holds decision-making power in this company.

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  • BAZZAR Inspired by Musicians that Perform on the Streets

    BAZZAR Inspired by Musicians that Perform on the Streets

    Cirque du Soleil will be making its debut in India with its all-new property BAZZAR this November. A lesser known fact is the talent showcase of live music and its blend with the entire performance. To dig deeper in terms of music used in Cirque, Simon Carpentiar (Music Composer) has given a few details,

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  • Meet Stephane Allard – Corteo Violinist

    Meet Stephane Allard – Corteo Violinist

    As a classically trained musician, Stephane Allard didn’t imagine himself a circus performer — especially not one in clown makeup and full costume — but that is now his life in Cirque du Soleil’s Corteo.

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  • Meet Abou Traore – Luzia’s Footballer

    Meet Abou Traore – Luzia’s Footballer

    While many of us have seen famous soccer players break into dance in celebration of a hard earned goal on the field or a breakdancer who weaves a few ball tricks into their act, the idea of a performance sport that intertwines soccer skills and dance at a professional level is relatively new. Those in the know refer to it as 'Freestyle Football,' and former Guinean soccer player Abou Traore is among the top performers in this amazing discipline.

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  • Bellagio creates life-size chocolate sculpture of Cirque’s ‘O’

    Bellagio creates life-size chocolate sculpture of Cirque’s ‘O’

    She leaps through the air, splashes through blue waves and glides through the golden “O.” And she’s made out of chocolate. A two-person team at the Patisserie at Bellagio created the six-foot-tall confection in celebration of the 20th anniversary of “O.”

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