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  • Cirque Inks 3-Year TV Deal in the UK

    Cirque Inks 3-Year TV Deal in the UK

    Cirque de Soleil rolls up for three-year TV deal and Nickelodeon commission new comedy By: Liz Thomas – The Stage UK { http://www.thestage.co.uk/news/newsstory.php/12171/cirque-de-soleil-rolls-up-for-three-year-tv } Circus show Cirque du Soleil is set to be revamped for UK television, after signing a three-year deal with Initial, a subsidiary of independent production giant Endemol, which makes Big Brother. […]

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  • M.A.C. Becomes Official Cosmetic Supplier

    M.A.C. Becomes Official Cosmetic Supplier

    CIRQUE DU SOLEIL CONFIRMS M.A.C OFFICIAL COSMETIC SUPPLIER FOR ALL TOURING SHOWS TORONTO, April 4 /CNW/ – M.A.C Cosmetics, the professional makeup brand of choice, and Cirque du Soleil, the Quebec-based entertainment company, proudly announce a first-time brand collaboration. Effective immediately, M.A.C will become the official cosmetic makeup supplier for all of Cirque du Soleil’s […]

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  • Presse: Flights of Fantasy (Varekai in Australia)

    Presse: Flights of Fantasy (Varekai in Australia)

    Flights of fantasy By Stephen Dunne April 1, 2006 The Sydney Morning Herald http://www.smh.com.au/news/entertainment/flights-of-fantasy/2006/03/30/1143441267062.html * * * * * * * * A couple of interesting facts in this article are: — Australia is one of Cirque du Soleil’s best markets, and Sydney is the lynchpin. — Saltimbanco in 1999 sold approximately 750,000 tickets. — […]

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  • CulturePulp’s “The Secret Cirque”

    CulturePulp’s “The Secret Cirque”

    Cirque du Comic? In the hands of creator Mike Russel, the answer is a resounding YES! Cirque du Soleil has recently been featured in CulturePulp, Mike’s “journalism comic” that appears online and in The Oregonian, a newspaper serving the state of Oregon, as #49: “The Secret Cirque”. This time, we hang out in the backstage […]

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  • It’s Official: CDS to open Singapore Show!

    It’s Official: CDS to open Singapore Show!

    As part of an announcement in Singapore to open an MGM Mirage hotel, the hotel-casino operator also announced it would include a permanent Cirque du Soleil production. “Cirque du Soleil’s innovative entertainment plays a significant role in our company’s reputation for presenting the best possible entertainment available at our Las Vegas resorts,” MGM Mirage Chairman […]

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  • Guy Laliberte on Forbes List of Billionaires

    Guy Laliberte on Forbes List of Billionaires

    Forbes Magazine recently released their list of billionaires and it’s no surprise that Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates is on the top of the list; his net worth has risen to $50 billion, making him the world’s richest person. Number 2 slot is Warren Buffet. So where is Guy Laliberte, one of the founding fathers of […]

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  • Presse: In-Shape Cirque members get ‘ease’ for effort

    Presse: In-Shape Cirque members get ‘ease’ for effort

    In-shape Cirque members get ‘ease’ for effort Troupers maintain fitness mostly by doing the show By JEANNINE STEIN Los Angeles Times Anyone who has witnessed a Cirque du Soleil performance has the visceral reaction of wanting to chuck it all and run away with the circus. Problem is, less than one one-hundredth of the population […]

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  • Cirque du Delirium

    Cirque du Delirium

    Cirque du Soleil stole my idea - how dare they! I once wrote an article for the Fascination! newsletter (Issue #30, February 2004, available in our Back Issues section) about creating a Cirque music cover band and now we have Cirque du Soleil's Delirium, where the music is the focal point of the show. At first I had mixed, or should I say re-mixed, feelings because I have to admit that the dance mix songs from the "Solarium" and "Delirium" CDs were not very appealing to me. That is, until I got used to them.

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  • Corteo tours with “Mirror Image” Meyer Sound

    Corteo tours with “Mirror Image” Meyer Sound

    SAN FRANCISCO — Corteo is the title of a new Cirque du Soleil® touring production that vividly portrays the funeral of a circus clown as a festive parade with a carnival-like atmosphere. Processions — on stage and careening above it — are woven throughout the story, a theme that prompted placement of an elongated open […]

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  • Cirque du Soleil at the 1st World Outgames?

    Cirque du Soleil at the 1st World Outgames?

    Cirque to perform the opening and closing ceremonies. Details within: * * * MONTREAL, March 7 /CNW Telbec/ – To mark International Women’s Day, the Organising Committee of the 1st World Outgames Montréal 2006 launched today the Outgames “Circle of Women”. The goal of the Circle is to promote greater participation by women by encouraging […]

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  • Delirium Facts

    Delirium Facts

    THE CIRQUE DU SOLEIL FILE o The Website KansasCity.com posted a few facts about Delirium that we wish to share: o “Delirium” employs a cast of 45 — 11 musicians, 18 dancers, six singers, eight acrobats and two actors. In addition, 100 people travel with the show, including 75 technicians and 25 management and artistic […]

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  • Update on Varakai Australia Dates

    Update on Varakai Australia Dates

    According to a poster on Cirque Club, here are the starting dates for Varekai’s 2006-2007 Australian tour. Note these aren’t official… Sydney – 10 August 2006 Brisbane – 9 November 2006 Auckland – 5 January 2007 Canberra – 15 March 2007 Melbourne – 19 April 2007 Adelaide – 5 July 2007 Perth – 17 August […]

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  • Cirque Rejected

    Cirque Rejected

    Two recent news items have brought to light details surrounding Cirque’s plans to place a permanent venue in New York City and in Miami, Florida. Earlier in the week the New York City venue was shot down: no special consideration or taxpayer money to bring Cirque to the city. Today, Miami does the same. You […]

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  • Cirque du Soleil Launches Fashion Line

    Cirque du Soleil Launches Fashion Line

    Cirque Du Soleil known for its creative extravaganzas, wants to build a fashion and beauty brand. From Fashion Monitor Toronto Cirque Du Soleil, the $500 million Montreal-based entertainment empire known for its creative extravaganzas, wants to build a fashion and beauty brand. Cirque Du Soleil plans to launch women’s ready-to-wear line this summer, which will […]

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  • Varekai in Sydney: August 2006

    Varekai in Sydney: August 2006

    Thanks to Simon Bian for alerting us to the news that Optus, Cirque du Soleil’s sponsor in Australia, has announced the starting date of Varekai in Sydney! August 10, 2006 And if you’re an Optus customer, you have a chance to win one of five double premiere tickets to the Australion Premiere. The prize includes […]

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