Cirque Club Archive

  • CirqueClub /// TOTEM Artists Performed at the DC Union Station

    CirqueClub /// TOTEM Artists Performed at the DC Union Station

    TOTEM, which is currently performing in Washington, DC until October 7, performed twice yesterday in the Main Hall of the DC Union Station at noon and 1pm for the delight of more than 900 commuters! Pavel Saprykin’s Hand Balancing Act was featured on stage accompanied musically by Charlie Dennard (Bandleader) and Esi Acquaah-Harrison (Singer). Before […]

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  • CirqueClub /// The Hoop Diving Act in Dralion: Five Must Know Facts

    CirqueClub /// The Hoop Diving Act in Dralion: Five Must Know Facts

    A traditional Chinese discipline Hoop diving is a very popular discipline for many traditional circus troupes in China. Dralion is the only Cirque du Soleil show to offer this act. As one of the show’s signature piece, it is a big group act in which several of the house troupe artists dive through small fixed […]

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  • CirqueClub /// Cirque Inspires Routine for the London 2012 Olympic Games

    CirqueClub /// Cirque Inspires Routine for the London 2012 Olympic Games

    The Canadian national senior synchronized swimming team for the 2012 Olympic Games officially unveiled in Montreal the theme and music for its brand new routine in the free team event. The routine was greatly inspired from Cirque du Soleil pieces. The Canadians will swim their free team routine — called “The Circus’’ — at the […]

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  • CirqueClub /// The Making of OVO: Behind the Scenes Video

    CirqueClub /// The Making of OVO: Behind the Scenes Video

    OVO premiers in Brisbane this Saturday and in anticipation for the Australian tour Kick off Cirque du Soleil is giving you glimpses into the creative process of OVO! Follow Deborah Colker, the writer and director of OVO, talk about the creation of movement for the show: http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/cirque-club/news/2012-07-10-ovo-australian-tour-behind-the-scenes-video.aspx { SOURCE: CirqueClub }

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  • CirqueClub /// First Look at the New Comic Book by Cirque du Soleil & Marvel

    CirqueClub /// First Look at the New Comic Book by Cirque du Soleil & Marvel

    These comics follow the heroic journey of the Imperial Twins, separated by war, who encounter adventure and peril at every turn on their quest to reunite their kingdom. “To see our live KA performances transform from the theatre to ink on pages in a comic book is an incredible opportunity for our entire team,” said […]

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  • CirqueClub // The Creative Process Behind the Amazones of Amaluna

    CirqueClub // The Creative Process Behind the Amazones of Amaluna

    The Creative Process Behind the Amazones of Amaluna Tuesday, June 19, 2012 With Amaluna, Cirque du Soleil will present an act inspired by the uneven bars for the very first time. And we wanted to fill you in on how an acrobatic act comes to life. Initial inspiration: For Amaluna, Director Diane Paulus wanted to […]

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  • CirqueClub /// Three Cirquesters Attempt to Break Guinness Record on Good Morning America

    CirqueClub /// Three Cirquesters Attempt to Break Guinness Record on Good Morning America

    On May 7, 2012, three Cirque du Soleil artists set out to break Guinness World Records live on Good Morning America! Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour aerial strap artist, Igor Zaripov, set the record for longest time to hang suspended in the air by his teeth with a time of 2:32 min! The Beatles […]

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  • CirqueClub /// A Postcard from KOOZA: A taste of Japan…

    CirqueClub /// A Postcard from KOOZA: A taste of Japan…

    Being a chef for a Cirque du Soleil Big Top touring show is no small feat! The chef and his staff cook two hot meals a day plus breakfast for the same people for weeks on end. Here is a recipie created by the Chef on the KOOZA tour. Okonomiyaki literally translates to “What you […]

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  • CirqueClub /// C2-MTL: Exploring Creative Answers to Commercial Questions

    CirqueClub /// C2-MTL: Exploring Creative Answers to Commercial Questions

    “Montreal is a creativity laboratory and we should be renowned for that internationally!” - Daniel Lamarre, President and CEO, Cirque du Soleil A business conference… only different C2-MTL is a completely new kind of annual global conference, one that explores the relationship between commerce and creativity and its potential to redefine business. This immersive three-day […]

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  • CirqueClub /// Saltimbanco Turns 20!

    CirqueClub /// Saltimbanco Turns 20!

    20 years ago, Saltimbanco was played for the first time. To mark this extraordinary milestone, here are just a few of the things that have made Saltimbanco so legendary! • “For me, Saltimbanco is a message of peace. In the 1990s, immigration was an issue, the mixing of cultures in cities, and Saltimbanco reflects that […]

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  • CirqueClub /// The Hidden Side of an OVO Costume

    CirqueClub /// The Hidden Side of an OVO Costume

    Many different materials are needed to make this costume, including moleskin and milliskin (a fine stretch fabric made from highly resistant cotton), silk, leather and gilt, not to mention elastic, snaps and zippers for easy dressing! The Headpiece This is a lycra-fitted hood that covers the performer’s head, concealing the hair and emulating an insect’s […]

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  • CirqueClub /// Corteo Angels in the Streets of Amsterdam

    CirqueClub /// Corteo Angels in the Streets of Amsterdam

    To spread the word about the upcoming visit of Corteo to Amsterdam, angels took to the streets and canals! Nine street performers and ten angels spent two days in the city of Amsterdam. Angels floated along canals in giant bubbles, jugglers and contortionist entertained crowds and a giant mobile decorated the city skyline. More than […]

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  • CirqueClub /// OVO takes Santa Monica by Storm

    CirqueClub /// OVO takes Santa Monica by Storm

    On February 29, the OVO troupe used leap day to create a little extra buzz in Santa Monica. Five OVO artists and two Bug Squads took to the city’s streets aboard OVO coloured buses. The teams visited some of the busiest parts of Santa Monica, handing out over a thousand masks, clown noses and temporary […]

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  • CirqueClub /// “What’s coming up for our shows in 2012″

    CirqueClub /// “What’s coming up for our shows in 2012″

    Discover a milestone for each of our 21 shows: Alegría Will be visiting three new cities during one leg of its tour in August — Tel Aviv in Israel, Athens in Greece and Ankara in Turkey. KÀ In “The Climb” act, there are 80 “arrows” thrown by the Archers and Spearmen that appear to strike […]

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  • CirqueClub /// TOTEM VOICES: An Original Webseries

    CirqueClub /// TOTEM VOICES: An Original Webseries

    Cirque du Soleil presents TOTEM VOICES: an original 8 episode original documentary webseries introducing select artists from TOTEM. The webseries offers a rare personal and authentic look at the artists embodying the characters inhabiting the imaginary world of TOTEM: Joe, Christian, Denise and Massimo, Pippo, Alya, Dmitry, Louis-David and Rosalie share in turn their joy, […]

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