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  • Delirium Factoid

    Delirium Factoid

    According to Billboard Magazine, Cirque du Soleil’s Delirium pulled in a hefty $2,281,744 in gross sales during its three performances at Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena. Delirium played Cleveland August 3rd, 4th and 5th of this year. { Source – Akron Beacon Journal / Billboard }

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  • CirqueTech – Performance Spaces: La Nouba

    CirqueTech – Performance Spaces: La Nouba

    The La Nouba performance space is a collaboration of four entities: Cirque du Soleil, Scéno Plus, Walt Disney Imagineering and the Rockwell Group. All four worked together to design and construct what would be Cirque du Soleil’s first (and currently only, but that will change shortly with the construction of the Tokyo 2008 project) freestanding […]

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  • Quidam in Cincy: “Makeup Part of Cirque’s Magic”

    Quidam in Cincy: “Makeup Part of Cirque’s Magic”

    This morning, the Cincinnati Enquirer ran an Q&A piece with Phillipa Hayball (Target) regarding her makeup. You can read the full article here: The Enquirer – Makeup part of Cirque’s magic.

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  • Cirque du Elvis, Part Deux

    Cirque du Elvis, Part Deux

    We reported earlier in the year that Cirque du Soleil and CKX Enterprises announced a partnership to develop an Elvis-themed production. We now have an official announcement: # # # Known for its extravagant theatrical performances combining live music, dance and acrobatics, the Quebec-based circus troupe has teamed with CKX, and its subsidiary, Elvis Presley […]

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  • Didyaknow? – On La Nouba’s 2000th Performance

    Didyaknow? – On La Nouba’s 2000th Performance

    La Nouba celebrated its 2000th performance on Friday, March 14, 2003 at 6:00pm. To celebrate, CirqueClub ran a few factoids, which I have dug up to continue our La Nouba facts theme: Clowns Balthazar & Sergeï used over 13,200 helium-filled balloons. The Power Track/ Trampoline artists jumped over 800,000 times, including over 370,000 summersaults. The […]

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  • Cirque to Play at IFA 2006 in Berlin

    Cirque to Play at IFA 2006 in Berlin

    According to their website, IFA Is… the world’s largest Consumer Electronics trade fair with 1,202 exhibitors from 40 countries (up 16%) and 245,849 participants (2005) on an exhibition space of 160,000 sqm the industry’s No. 1 place for orders, with a volume of 2.5 billion Euros a trade fair for both experts and the public […]

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  • ComputerWeekly Studies IT: Cirque

    ComputerWeekly Studies IT: Cirque

    There’s a case study on Cirque du Soleil’s IT in a recently published article by Computer Weekly Magazine. You can read the full article here (which also contains other quick case studies) or view an excerpt relating just to Cirque du Soleil below: Case study: Cirque du Soleil Danielle Savoie has just outsourced her company’s […]

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  • CirqueFAQ v3.0.5 Now Available!

    CirqueFAQ v3.0.5 Now Available!

    An update to CirqueFAQ is now available. In this update: Additional information on new 2007 Cirque du Soleil calendars, change to Mystère’s “Theme” text, added Delirium CD release information and other small modifications. You can find the new version of the FAQ at the following link: CirqueFAQ v3.0.5 Stats: No. of Pages: 56 File Size: […]

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  • CirqueTech – Illuminating La Nouba

    CirqueTech – Illuminating La Nouba

    On August 10, 2006, La Nouba celebrated an impressive milestone – its five millionth guest – and I was in the audience celebrating! While I sat comfortably in my seat waiting for the show to begin, my mind wandered about the technical aspects of the lighting scheme. It’s a bizarre thing to think about just […]

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  • Want to know about Dralion’s Japanese Tour?

    Want to know about Dralion’s Japanese Tour?

    Interested in learning about Dralion’s upcoming Japanese tour from inside Japan? You can! Check out this fan-blog by Rie, the most die-hard Japanese Cirque du Soleil fan I have ever met in person! http://dralionjapan.blogspot.com/ OR you can check out Dralion’s Japanese Tour website at: http://www.dralion.jp/

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  • Access Hollywood to Broadcast LOVE

    Access Hollywood to Broadcast LOVE

    ACCESS HOLLYWOOD TO BROADCAST EXCLUSIVE IN-DEPTH LOOK AT THE BEATLES LOVE BY CIRQUE DU SOLEIL New York – August 7, 2006 — Access Hollywood takes an exclusive in-depth look at the The Beatles LOVE, the highly acclaimed latest Cirque du Soleil production, in a one-hour program hosted by anchors Nancy O’Dell and Billy Bush. The […]

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  • An Overview of the 2007 ‘Poster Art’ Calendar

    An Overview of the 2007 ‘Poster Art’ Calendar

    Believe it or not, the "Poster Art" calendar is but one of three Cirque du Soleil-themed schedules available for your enjoyment next year and their proliferation comes as quite a surprise to us.

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  • Congrats, Mystère!

    Congrats, Mystère!

    Mystère, Cirque du Soleil at Treasure Island, celebrated its 6,000th performance at 7:30pm tonight! Congrats! The Las Vegas Sun ran a small snippit of congratulations with a couple of interesting factoids about the show’s 13-years: Mystère has used 19 miles of bungee cord 72,000 red balloons The stage has been painted over 247 times Fog […]

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  • Where’s My CirqueTech/FAQ?

    Where’s My CirqueTech/FAQ?

    Our apologies for not posting this week’s CirqueTech or FAQ column. Our column test period (July) has now ended and we’ve decided to alter the distribution methods of three of our columns. Instead of a daily release, we have decided to post columns on Monday, Wednesday and Friday’s only for the month of August, as […]

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  • Didyaknow? – Cirque Awards III: The Juno & Grammy

    Didyaknow? – Cirque Awards III: The Juno & Grammy

    Didyaknow that Cirque du Soleil has been nominated for various awards for its music in both its native Canada and in the United States? The Juno Awards are a Canadian award, presented by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences such artists and bands for their outstanding artistic and technical achievement in music. The […]

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