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Vegas Golden Knights President Kerry Bubolz announced today that the new NHL team has signed a multi-year partnership with Cirque du Soleil. Under the agreement, Cirque becomes a strategic entertainment partner. The partnership will run for three seasons, beginning with the team's inaugural 2017-2018 season.
Cirque's VOLTA show artists have finally moved to the Big Top and we followed them around on the first day at their new home. Watch their reactions! VOLTA makes its World Premiere at the Old Port of Montreal, Quebec on April 20th, 2017.
45 DEGREES is proud to announce that Cirque du Soleil will be presenting REFLEKT, an exclusive event produced by 45 DEGREES for Expo 2017 Astana, from June 16 to September 10!
All Paul Butler wanted to be while growing up in Adelaide was a rock star. Butler said he saw three options when pursuing a full-time job in his field – joining an orchestra, touring in a music theatre production or joining Cirque. Now he travels the world living another dream – playing drums for Cirque du Soleil.
On the surface, "O" is a stunningly simple show. But there's a lot of technology at work. From the hydraulic stage that drops away to reveal a 17-foot deep pool to the countless set pieces that move around high above stage, all automated to within a fraction of a second, "O" is a technical marvel.
Former Univision executive José Valle is leaving the media industry. Starting April 4, Valle will be the VP of sales for Cirque du Soleil based out of Las Vegas. He’ll oversee sales for Cirque’s resident shows in Las Vegas and Orlando. Valle previously spent five years at Univision, joining the company in 2011 as VP and GM of Univision Radio in LA.
45 Degrees today presented the official poster and the title of the second performance of Cirque du Soleil’s “Homage Series” series – STONE – this year a tribute to Luc Plamondon, a French Canadian lyricist who has written for many notable Québécois singers and artists. And he is the co-author of a number of musicals.
On March 10, 2017, Columbia Records and Sony Music Entertainment in Argentina released a 21 track companion CD to Cirque du Soleil's new Soda Stereo spectacular: Sép7imo Día – No Descansaré, which you can purchase on Amazon in three formats: MP3 ($13.99), Audio CD ($16.23), and on Vinyl ($77.60).
Jimmy Slonina has performed in 4 different Cirque du Soleil shows, as well as toured with international pop star P!NK! Watch episode 15 to find out how Jimmy ended up in the circus, and to learn more about his clown and acting projects!
“MindFreak Live!” performances resumed Saturday at the Luxor, a day after the show was abruptly canceled after magician Criss Angel faltered during one of his signature acts. Angel was evaluated overnight at Spring Valley Hospital Medical Center and released Saturday morning.
Inside the 'Kooza' bigtop performers talk us through their acrobatics at Flemington Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia.
During Friday evening’s performance, while attempting his famed upside down straitjacket escape while suspended by his feet, he lost consciousness. He was lowered to the stage and rushed to the hospital where he was evaluated and released early this morning. Criss Angel is in good condition, and will continue his performances of Mindfreak LIVE tonight.
Criss Angel was rushed to a Vegas ER Friday after passing out during his straight jacket act. Eyewitnesses say the show was canceled 10 minutes into the opening act ... after Criss dangled upside down in a straight jacket and attempted to escape. After spinning in vain for about 2 minutes, he was quickly lowered down and the curtain closed onstage.
The flags of 18 countries fly outside the swirling blue and yellow 'Kooza' bigtop at Flemington racecourse, one for every nationality represented in Cirque du Soleil's cast. The Australian flag waves proudly among them thanks to the one and only local performer in the troupe, teeterboard flyer Laura Kmetko.
On March 9, with the Buenos Aires premiere of Sép7imo Día - No Descansaré (Seventh Day - I Will Not Rest) -- Cirque du Soleil's tribute to the band formed by the late Gustavo Cerati, Zeta Bosio and Charly Alberti -- Luna Park was witness to the unrelenting vigor that their music has.