CirqueClub /// The Kids of Liverpool

The kids of Liverpool hard at work
“Adults call it work, but it’s fun,” says 10-year-old David about his role in LOVE, The Beatles-inspired show by Cirque du Soleil at The Mirage. Shay is one of six boys, ages 9 to 11, currently starring in the production. Called the “Kids of the Liverpool,” these pint-size performers have the giant responsibility of launching the audience into a biographical journey into the world’s best-known rock band, representing The Beatles as young lads growing up in Liverpool.

On top of that? Homework. It’s a hard day’s (and night’s) work at Cirque school. For three hours every day, starting at 1 p.m., the current crop of Liverpool lads are taught the school-district curriculum by a certified teacher in a classroom, located inside the Cirque du Soleil Resident Shows Division building.

Schoolhouse rocks
“It’s the best school ever!” “Did they promise you a Pepsi to say that?” I joke. He shakes his head and sighs. “We’re not allowed caffeine before a show.”

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