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Club Med is to re-open its revamped 120-acre resort in the south of France on June 22. The all-inclusive operator is introducing the first CREACTIVE playground in Europe following its debut in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.
Nobody does musicals like Broadway. Every Broadway season feels chock full of big-hearted, big-singing shows that all compete for that final trophy on Tony Awards night: the one engraved with perhaps the two most important words in showbiz: Best. Musical.
Stachowski, 39, is an 11-year veteran of Cirque du Soleil. He’s toured North America with the Canadian-based entertainment company, which is known for its acrobatic circus shows, working as a player, director and composer. Stachowski ascended to the rank of musical director for “Paramour,” which opened one year ago in New York.
Through their website, Cirque du Soleil has released a bit of information about VOLTA's costumes and character families: The Elites, The Free Spirits, and The Greys...
The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has found no major safety violations after an investigation into a Cirque du Soleil performer’s fall last year. Karina Silva Poirier, an aerial silk performer with Cirque at Disney Springs, was seriously injured after falling about 45 feet during a practice session Oct. 20.
Volta may not be a complete reinvention of the Cirque du Soleil, but it’s definitely not the same old Cirque. Jean-François Bouchard, head of the creative department at the phenomenally popular Montreal-based circus arts company, hand-picked two Cirque staffers who were a bit younger than the usual creative directors and asked them to spice up the troupe’s approach.
When they thought of the music of Volta, the designers of the Cirque du Soleil wanted it dreamlike, poetic and modern. They immediately thought of Anthony Gonzalez, leader of M83, an electronics group of international renown.
The latest Cirque show was created by Bastien Alexandre and Jean Guibert. At the press preview of the show Tuesday morning, Jean-François Bouchard — head of the creative department at the Cirque du Soleil — described the duo as “deux jeunes du Cirque” (two young people from the Cirque).
Cirque du Soleil has partnered with JUST to offer the 100% spring water at its North American Big Top touring shows for 2017. JUST water results in 74% less carbon emissions than traditional plastic bottles. JUST water is responsibly sourced, produced and packaged for improved environmental and social impact.
Sometimes all you need is a Beatles tune to turn your day around. So when Dr. Nancy Berk got the opportunity to sneak behind the scenes of The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil, she jumped, did a little twist and shout of her own, and headed to Sin City. There Ms. Berk caught up with Melanie Lalande, artistic director of LOVE.
Vegas Golden Knights President Kerry Bubolz announced today that the new NHL team has signed a multi-year partnership with Cirque du Soleil. Under the agreement, Cirque becomes a strategic entertainment partner. The partnership will run for three seasons, beginning with the team's inaugural 2017-2018 season.
Cirque's VOLTA show artists have finally moved to the Big Top and we followed them around on the first day at their new home. Watch their reactions! VOLTA makes its World Premiere at the Old Port of Montreal, Quebec on April 20th, 2017.
45 DEGREES is proud to announce that Cirque du Soleil will be presenting REFLEKT, an exclusive event produced by 45 DEGREES for Expo 2017 Astana, from June 16 to September 10!
All Paul Butler wanted to be while growing up in Adelaide was a rock star. Butler said he saw three options when pursuing a full-time job in his field – joining an orchestra, touring in a music theatre production or joining Cirque. Now he travels the world living another dream – playing drums for Cirque du Soleil.
On the surface, "O" is a stunningly simple show. But there's a lot of technology at work. From the hydraulic stage that drops away to reveal a 17-foot deep pool to the countless set pieces that move around high above stage, all automated to within a fraction of a second, "O" is a technical marvel.