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Issue #157: FEB 2017
04 February 2017 3:28 PM | No Comments
- Issue #157: FEB 2017
CirqueCast: a Cirque Fan VodCast!
CirqueCast, Episode #14:
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- CirqueCast, Episode #14:
New Cirque du Soleil Webseries!
Alain Vinet – Musique Director
“What Was I Thinking?”
27 September 2016 7:48 AM | No Comments
Kit Chatham – KURIOS Drummer
“The Third Time”
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Raphaël Beau – Composer
“Compositeur des Curiosités”
11 August 2015 9:39 AM | No Comments
Fabrice Lemire – Artistic Director
“Varekai: From Big Top to Arena”
07 January 2015 10:50 AM | No Comments
- Alain Vinet – Musique Director
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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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
TORUK is soaring into the United Center this August and Stacey Magiera is a gymnast in the show from the Chicago area. After graduating UIC she joined the cast of Viva Elvis. After three years in that show, she transferred to KA at the MGM Grand. She now takes TORUK on the road and sat down to talk to Windy City Times about it.
According to ICI Radio Canada, the recent political situation in Turkey has pushed Cirque du Soleil to cancel 40 performances of the upcoming 45 DEGREES show Blüm, which was scheduled from August 16 to September 17, 2016. Blüm was custom designed for the Horticultural Expo 2016 Antalya, held in Turkey until October 30.
Justin Sullivan, who ran away from home in Lubbock, Texas, to join the circus. To be more accurate, it’s Cirque du Soleil, and he’s appeared in five of its productions the last 15 years. He’s now been in THE BEATLES LOVE at The Mirage for two years and asks, “How on Earth could the show get any better?”
A golden curtain in the lobby masks one of the best-kept secrets on Broadway. It's easy to miss if you're not looking for it. Behind the curtain is a winding hallway covered in thick red carpet. Follow the pointing hands down a stealthy stairway. Once an attendant hands you a glass of sparkling wine, you know you've arrived at the Ambassador Lounge.
At age 62, Daniel is a study in subdued exuberance and understated boldness. He believes the ability to tap into one’s imagination and creativity in the workplace is paramount to achieving success. “Bringing on new projects is what I enjoy the most. I hope I will never lose the spirit of looking for new creative challenges."
Under the supervision of Istvan Fazekas, Assistant Head of Lighting for TORUK in conjunction with video specialists Solotech, BlackTrax technology tracks the video and lighting elements that transform a simple 85 by 162-ft stage into a visually stunning re-enactment of the tales of the inhabitants of Pandora and takes the audience on a voyage through a new world.
Here's a bit of news that we've been sitting on - as advised - for a little while now... Corteo is being remounted as an arena tour! Although not officially announced yet by Cirque du Soleil, the company did list a job posting to begin the process of converting the set/stage of Corteo's Big Top run into the arena format, so, the cat's now out of the bag!
Paramour, a story set during the Golden Age of Hollywood about a woman who must choose between love and art, features a cast of over three dozen acrobats, musicians and singing actors that are exclusively equipped with Lectrosonics’ SSM Digital Hybrid Wireless micro belt pack transmitters.