News Headlines Archive

  • Clowing Around Pays!

    Clowing Around Pays!

    The Wall Street Journal takes notice when unusual occupations start turning into big bucks. And so it noticed -circus clowning! An article entitled, “The Power Clown” appeared on page D1 of the Friday, August 12 edition of the Journal. Written by Kelly Crow, the article discussed the new breed of “superstar clown,” the reasons star […]

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  • Jacques Méthé joins the Cirque

    Jacques Méthé joins the Cirque

    Éric Fournier, Senior Vice-President, New Ventures at Cirque du Soleil, is pleased to announce the arrival of Jacques Méthé as head of Cirque du Soleil Images. As General Manager, Mr. Méthé will manage all television, film and DVD projects for Cirque du Soleil. For the past thirty years, Mr. Méthé has actively taken part in […]

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  • Cirque du 5K

    Cirque du 5K

    Cirque du Soleil hosts the fifth annual Run Away with Cirque du Soleil 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk at Paseo Verde Park in Henderson on Labor Day (Sept. 5). All proceeds from the event benefit the Center for Independent Living. Race-day registration begins at 6 a.m. with the 1 Mile Fun Walk starting […]

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  • An Eye on Cirque

    An Eye on Cirque

    On August 7, 2005, Cirque du Soleil was once again featured on the CBS News Evening Magazine, “60 Minutes”. Some of the more interesting pieces released in the transcript (which is available on the CBS News/60 Minutes website) are: – Today Cirque employs 3,000 employees worldwide. – 700-750 of the employees are performers. – There […]

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  • Filling Up La Nouba?

    Filling Up La Nouba?

    Disney is always pro-active in its promotional activities, often gobbling up dozens of website names way before it might ever want to use them. Jim Hill, who writes interesting articles about Disney over at jimhillmedia.com, has taken to occasionally listing recent site acquisitions by the Disney Company. A few that struck our eye: — Lanoubadvc.com […]

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  • Who Knows, This Might Just be a Needed Skill!

    Who Knows, This Might Just be a Needed Skill!

    The Saturday, July 9 Dilbert had a funny payoff. Dilbert’s boss is pictured in the doctor’s office with his left arm crooked behind his left shoulder. The doctor sites it as a case of “Manager’s Elbow.” “It’s caused by patting yourself on the back and covering your butt at the same time,” he explains. His […]

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  • New Entertainment Complexes Announced!

    New Entertainment Complexes Announced!

    On June 22, 2005, Cirque du Soleil and Loto-Quebec announced a proposal to establish a world-class entertainment complex in Montreal. This announcement confirms years-old rumors about Cirque involving themselves in entertainment venues that would offer a wide range of entertainment options branded with Cirque du Soleil’s flair. The facts of this announcement are as follows: […]

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  • Final CD Reissues on their Way

    Final CD Reissues on their Way

    The final set of three “reissues” from Cirque du Soleil Musique are scheduled to hit US record stores on September 6 (and make their way to Canada on September 20). On that date you’ll be able to “complete your collection” with the CD’s from La Nouba, O, and Mystere (Live) – all sporting new graphics. […]

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  • Another Cirque Book on the Way?

    Another Cirque Book on the Way?

    Not quite. With her impending “retirement” as COO of Cirque, Lyn Heward will certainly have more time on her hands. But she’s filling up her time already, by branching out and – writing a book! “The Spark: Igniting The Creative Fire That Lives Within Us All”, written by Lyn with John Bacon, is due to […]

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  • Save on La Nouba!

    Save on La Nouba!

    The performances? Awe-inspiring. The music? Amazing. The savings? Yours. As a Disney Passholder, you can enjoy the Walt Disney World Resort-exclusive Cirque du Soleil show La Nouba at 25% off the regular price of Category 2 admission. This offer is good for performances from May 1 through September 20, 2005 (there are no shows on […]

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  • More Permanent Cirque?

    More Permanent Cirque?

    Rumors have been floating around for years now: Cirque du Soleil will open more permanent venues inside and outside of the United States. Oft rumored sites are London, England; Paris, France; Tokyo, Japan; Berlin, Germany, New York City, New York (USA); and many others. Just last month Cirque du Soleil stunned the Cirque fan community […]

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  • Delirium Now Available

    Delirium Now Available

    The new Solarium/Delirium Combination Album is now available in the Cirque du Soleil Online Boutique for $35.00 US! “Solarium is a cool, ambient chill-out album that includes remixes by Ibizarre, A Man Called Adam, Cottonbelly, Christophe Goze and Thievery Corporation, to name but a few. Delirium captures the hot, sparkling energy of a festive dance […]

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  • Cirque to open Permanent Theater in Japan!

    Cirque to open Permanent Theater in Japan!

    It’s official! Cirque du Soleil has come to an agreement with the Oriental Land Co, Ltd. and the Walt Disney Company to open a permanent theater at the Tokyo Disneyland Resort. “This will be Cirque du Soleil’s first permanent theater and show in Japan and its first permanent venture outside North America,” mentions a Cirque […]

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  • Cirque du Soleil: Corteo!

    Cirque du Soleil: Corteo!

    MONTREAL, April 5 /CNW Telbec/ - Corteo(TM), Cirque du Soleil's latest touring show, will premiere in Montreal's Old Port on April 21. This 17th production from Cirque du Soleil will be joining ten other productions currently in performance around the world.

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  • Luc LaFortune Honored

    Luc LaFortune Honored

    Luc LaFortune, the lighting designer for all of Cirque du Soleil’s current productions was recently honored with the USITT (United States Institute for Theatre Technology) Distinguished Achievement Award in Lighting Design. The honor will be bestowed during the USITT 2005 Conference & Stage Expo in Toronto, Canada, which runs from Wednesday, March 16th to Saturday, […]

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