News Headlines Archive

  • 15 hours in the life of Gabriel Christo

    15 hours in the life of Gabriel Christo

    It’s hard work being a Cirque du Soleil performer, especially if you’re a main character in one of its most story-driven productions. Gabriel Christo, 29, joined Cirque at age 20 and performing for Cirque du Soleil is a dream for him, but Christo’s days are long. Here, we detail a typical first day in a new city- from breakfast to back to bed.

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  • Meet Luzia’s Kelly McDonald and Naomie Zimmermann

    Meet Luzia’s Kelly McDonald and Naomie Zimmermann

    What goes through your mind when you're being flung, upside-down, from one performer to another? For trapeze artists Kelly McDonald and Naomie Zimmermann, "it's freedom." "It's travelling and giving you all that you would need to be happy," says Zimmermann. The two alternate playing the role of the “Flyer” in “Adagio”.

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  • A Day in the Life of Ruby Lewis

    A Day in the Life of Ruby Lewis

    Ruby Lewis remains in awe of her Paramour cast mates, who dazzle her. “Every night, I am blown away by the human capacity. Paramour is so joyous, so full of color and light — it’s like entering a magic wonderland,” she says. The Paramour star took NewYork.com through her chock-full, multi-tasking, high-flying day.

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  • Former Cirque Dancer Turns Setback into a New Mission

    Former Cirque Dancer Turns Setback into a New Mission

    These are Tyrell Rolle’s days of R.A.G.E. Not rage, mind you. If anything, Rolle radiates infectious joy as kids surround the lanky dancer, leaping to high-five his outstretched hand after they’ve demonstrated a routine they’re rehearsing at his newly opened Studio 305 in a North Las Vegas shopping center.

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  • Metropolitan Fashion Week Partners with Zumanity

    Metropolitan Fashion Week Partners with Zumanity

    The 4th Annual METROPOLITAN FASHION WEEK (MFW) partners with Zumanity to create two nights of fashion, artistry and entertainment in the unique back lot of Warner Bros. Studios on September 29 and October 1, 2016. In addition to the runway show and Zumanity performances, MFW debuts the Metropolitan Fashion Awards.

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  • New Luzia Visuals!

    New Luzia Visuals!

    Cirque du Soleil's Luzia heads into Toronto with a new programme book, new costumes for its hoop-diving hummingbirds, and a new sense of visual style with new banners and posters... which you can check out within. I don't know about you, but these are great! And embody the spirit and playfulness inherent in the show.

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  • #SodaCirque is “Séptimo Día – No Descansare”

    #SodaCirque is “Séptimo Día – No Descansare”

    On July 30th, after a six-day "countdown" (which counted up rather than down), Cirque du Soleil and Soda Stereo announced the name and some basic details about their new show "Séptimo Día - No Descansare", or "Seventh Day - I Will not Rest". The show will be 90 minutes long and begin touring March 9, 2017.

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  • MJ HIStory Statue unveiled at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas

    MJ HIStory Statue unveiled at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas

    On Thursday, July 28, the Estate of Michael Jackson teamed up with Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil and Mandalay Bay to pay tribute to the King of Pop as they unveiled his iconic HIStory Statue, the image of which was featured on the cover of his world-famous album HIStory: Past, Present and Future Book 1.

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  • Flying robots perform 100th show on Broadway

    Flying robots perform 100th show on Broadway

    Since April, a troupe of eight flying machines has been performing in Paramour. This group of quadcopters has now completed its first 100 shows in front of a live theater audience, without a single incident. Given the string of recent safety incidents with drones, this begs the question: How was this accomplished?

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  • Amaluna… in Chocolate!

    Amaluna… in Chocolate!

    Amaluna and the renowned chocolatier Dominique Persoone unveiled this morning a stunning chocolate replica of the Valkyrie costume. 3 days and 36 kg of chocolate were necessary to recreate this unique costume. You will be able to see this amazing costume in the concessions tent until August 19th.

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  • MAKING-OF: The Musical Universe of Tout écartillé!

    MAKING-OF: The Musical Universe of Tout écartillé!

    Follow the creative team as they rework Robert Charlebois' music to give an original twist to this unique show. Second edition of the Tribute Series - Tout écartillé offers a breathtaking plunge into the unbridled imagination of Robert Charlebois. Presented exclusively at the Cogeco Amphitheatre in Trois-Rivières from 13 July to 13 August 2016.

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  • Michael Jackson HIStory statue to be unveiled at Mandalay Bay

    Michael Jackson HIStory statue to be unveiled at Mandalay Bay

    The Estate of Michael Jackson, Cirque du Soleil’s MICHAEL JACKSON ONE and Mandalay Bay invite the public to join cast members of the popular and critically acclaimed show for the unveiling of Michael Jackson’s HIStory statue at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in Mandalay Bay’s main lobby.

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  • There’s a New LUZIA Programme Book!

    There’s a New LUZIA Programme Book!

    Cirque fan Allxvita over on CirqueSpotlight discovered that Luzia opened Toronto yesterday in style - with a brand new official programme book! Check out the image, courtesy of Shelia Centner on Instagram, within. This new book replaces the pre-programme on sale in Montreal, which you can still purchase online.

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  • Tim Smith, Artistic Director, on Mystère

    Tim Smith, Artistic Director, on Mystère

    Meet Tim Smith, the artistic director from Cirque du Soleil’s first Las Vegas show, MYSTERE, still going strong after 23 years on the Strip at Treasure Island, its original home. Here’s Tim with the secret to the show that’s entertained more than 14 million guests in more than 10,000 shows.

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  • 45 DEGREES – Savor “Le Savoir”

    45 DEGREES – Savor “Le Savoir”

    It’s time to savour Le Savoir, an unforgettable, multi-sensorial culinary journey, set to debut in Montreal in early August — a dining experience like none other that challenges all the body’s senses to see, touch, taste and celebrate a culinary spectacle that promises to go down in the annals of historic eating.

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