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  • Spend New Years Eve at La Nouba!

    Spend New Years Eve at La Nouba!

    Cirque du Soleil will present special New Year’s Eve performances of La Nouba on December 31. Guests will be treated to a champagne toast, a limited-edition full color souvenir program and a special show finale. Tickets for these New Year’s Eve performances are specially priced and are available for sale via the main Disney Reservation […]

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  • Cirque in St. Pete, Florida

    Cirque in St. Pete, Florida

    Cirque du Soleil’s Varekai set up stakes in St. Petersburg, Florida for the month of December and caught the attention of St. Pete Times Performing Arts Critic John Fleming. Three of his articles for the St. Pete Times are linked below: “The art of acrobactics” – Published December 2, 2005 http://www.sptimes.com/2005/12/02/Artsandentertainment/ The_art_of_acrobactics.shtml “What danger wears” […]

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  • The Tech inside Cirque’s Tent (C|NET)

    The Tech inside Cirque’s Tent (C|NET)

    SAN FRANCISCO–It’s six hours before a performance of the new Cirque du Soleil show, “Corteo,” and backstage, computers are controlling a series of dollies hanging from two giant arched tracks bridging the stage. http://news.com.com/The+tech+inside+Cirques+big+tent/2100-1041_3-5979162.html

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  • Cirque’s “O” Win’s Best of Show!

    Cirque’s “O” Win’s Best of Show!

    PRESS RELEASE Las Vegas travel guide VegasTripping.com has announced the winners of ‘The Trippies – 1st Annual Best of Las Vegas Readers Poll Awards.’ Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) December 19, 2005 — Las Vegas travel guide VegasTripping.com has announced the winners of ‘The Trippies – 1st Annual Readers Poll Awards.’ Readers selected from five nominees […]

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  • Cirque Hawaii!

    Cirque Hawaii!

    Acrobats Grace Waikiki Stage Terry Hunter – thunter@kgmb9.com http://kgmb9.com/kgmb/display.cfm?storyID=6814 Waikiki’s newest entertainment attraction is a modern circus in an unusual setting. “Cirque Hawaii” brings 35 international acrobats into what used to be the IMAX Theater on Seaside Avenue. The exuberant young performers of “Cirque Hawaii” are hard at work practicing their acrobatic feats. Soon they’ll […]

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  • Young Circus Forms Under CDS Coaching

    Young Circus Forms Under CDS Coaching

    Youngsters form junior circus under Cirque Du Soleil programme By Rita Zahara, Channel NewsAsia http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews/view/184290/1/.html SINGAPORE : For the first time in Singapore, 65 youths and children have put up a circus under the tutelage of a Cirque Du Soleil trainer. Cirque Du Soleil’s community arm, Cirque Du Monde, is a highly successful international programme […]

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  • Taste of Cirque du Soleil?

    Taste of Cirque du Soleil?

    Tuesday, December 20, 2005 was the official debut of “A Taste of Cirque du Soleil©,” a new entertainment showcase featuring the magic and wizardry of Cirque du Soleil, created exclusively for Celebrity Cruises. A press release follows: “A Taste of Cirque du Soleil is the result of positive dialogue with our partners at Cirque, combined […]

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  • Interview with Dragone

    Interview with Dragone

    The Last Vegas Sun has an interview with Franco Dragone, brain-child of such Cirque du Soleil favorites as Mystere, Alegria, Quidam and O. You can read the interview here: http://www.lasvegassun.com/sunbin/stories/sun/2005/dec/13/519812050.html

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  • Saltimbanco 2006 dates

    Saltimbanco 2006 dates

    We received a notice of unconfirmed South American dates for Saltimbanco in 2006 from someone on the Cirque Club Discussion Board. Especially note their extended stay in Sao Paulo Brazil – 2 ½ months! Saltimbanco 2006       Guadalajara, Mexico – Dec 2 – Jan 2       TBA, Mexico – Jan 12 – Feb 14       […]

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  • CDS Arena tour dates announced

    CDS Arena tour dates announced

    The Press Conference to announce the debut of “Delirium” Cirque’s musically-focused arena tour was Thursday morning. We’ve been looking for info all day on the Cirque site, with no luck. But what we DID find was something on the Clear Channel site cc.com, which is Cirque’s producing partner for this endeavor. The dates announced so […]

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  • René Dupéré, Composer

    René Dupéré, Composer

    Transcending geographic and stylistic boundaries, composer René Dupéré has sold over two million CDs worldwide. He composed the music for several of Cirque du Soleil's best selling productions and recordings, including Saltimbanco, Mystère and Alegría. After a ten year absence, Dupéré returned to the Cirque du Soleil fold with KÀ, which opened in February 2005 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV.

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  • Cirque to Release KÀ Soundtrack

    Cirque to Release KÀ Soundtrack

    [On] October 18th, Cirque du Soleil Musique will announce the release of the KÀ soundtrack, its most ambitious musical project to date. while remaining firmly rooted in Cirque du Soleil musical tradition, the recording featuring a 57-piece symphony orchestra and 40-member choir creates a unique musical universe both epic and lyrical.

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  • 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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