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  • Eirini Tornesaki: Behind the Scenes of KURIOS

    Eirini Tornesaki: Behind the Scenes of KURIOS

    Eirini Tornesaki, part of the touring production of “Kurios – Cabinet of Curiosities” opened up to Greek Reporter about what working for one of the most prestigious artistic companies in the world is like, as well as her singing career and dreams.

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  • For its Next Act, Cirque Goes to China

    For its Next Act, Cirque Goes to China

    As President and CEO of Cirque du Soleil, Daniel Lamarre is in charge of strategies at both the business development and operations level. He also oversees the organization’s financial sustainability and the perpetuation of its culture and values. He was kind enough to sit down for an interview with Shanghai Daily during his recent visit to the city.

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  • Issue #152: SEP 2016

    Issue #152: SEP 2016

    This Month: PARAMOUR got tweaked, Mystere gets a new Teeterboard Act, and Alain Vinet tells us just what he was thinking all in this issue of Fascination!

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  • Meet Rob Laqui – TORUK Puppeteer

    Meet Rob Laqui – TORUK Puppeteer

    Set among the unique flora and fauna of Pandora, TORUK-The First Flight is drawing packed crowds throughout North America. Rob Laqui is one of the puppeteers who bring the flora and fauna of Pandora to life every night. His job is a tough, physical one, but the actor is living his dream on the road with Cirque du Soleil.

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  • CirqueCast, Episode #7: LUZIA Review Part 1 + Artists Interview

    CirqueCast, Episode #7: LUZIA Review Part 1 + Artists Interview

    Join us these episodes as we review Luzia, Cirque du Soleil's newest Big Top production. And for our features,, we interview Luzia artists Kelly McDonald (Adagio), Devin Henderson (Hoop Diving), and Rachel Salzman (Cyr Wheel), and Heather Reilly, Luzia's Company Manager, gives us a backstage look at some of the show's costumes and props!

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  • For Some Athletes, Olympic Rings Give Way to the Circus Ring

    For Some Athletes, Olympic Rings Give Way to the Circus Ring

    About 40 percent of Cirque’s performers come from artistic, rhythmic and acrobatic gymnastics backgrounds, as well as from trampoline, tumbling, diving and synchronized swimming. At the moment, 21 Olympians — two of them medalists — perform in eight United States-based Cirque du Soleil shows. Jeffrey Wammes, a gymnast from the Netherlands who ended his career in Rio, is about to make it 22.

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  • CirqueCast, Episode #6: Alain Vinet Interview

    CirqueCast, Episode #6: Alain Vinet Interview

    In this episode, Jose and I interview Alain Vinet, Cirque du Soleil's Musical Director. Alain was nice enough to invite us to his studio at Cirque IHQ where we asked him questions about the process of producing the show soundtracks, live albums and concept albums, how the 30th Anniversary Concert came about (interesting story!), and he also talks to us about his role at Cirque, and much more! Alain has been with the company for many years, so naturally, he's full of Cirque knowledge. Don't miss our video interview! A must for all Cirque music lovers!

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  • Cirque LV will receive Metropolitan Fashion Excellence Award

    Cirque LV will receive Metropolitan Fashion Excellence Award

    Nominees for the Metropolitan Fashion Awards, which honor outstanding achievements in fashion and costume design in motion pictures, TV and live performance, were revealed on Wednesday. The winners will be revealed during Metropolitan Fashion Week's closing gala on Oct. 1 at Warner Bros. Studios in Hollywood.

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  • Cirque to Bring Its Magic to Life Is Beautiful For a Fourth Year

    Cirque to Bring Its Magic to Life Is Beautiful For a Fourth Year

    Musical acts Brumby, Brittany Rose and The Lique won’t be the only homegrown talent performing at this year’s Life Is Beautiful. The music, art and culinary festival has again partnered with Cirque du Soleil to bring the production company’s magical marvels to the streets of Downtown Las Vegas.

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  • Meet Kooza’s Joey Arrigo

    Meet Kooza’s Joey Arrigo

    With a reputation for pulse-racing performance, any new show by Cirque du Soliel is wrapped in expectations by an audience eager to be wowed. With Kooza, the company has set the bar even higher. Out troupe member Joey Arrigo, who plays the Trickster, shares his journey with Cec Busby.

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  • Cirque, Vegas, and Millennials… Oh My!

    Cirque, Vegas, and Millennials… Oh My!

    Cirque’s stage shows opened 20 years ago in Las Vegas with “Mystere” at Treasure Island, and with the most recent activity on the Strip completed, there is a feeling the company has finally settled on the right amount of “content” (or, shows) in Vegas. But don’t jump (to conclusions), says longtime Cirque Chief Executive Officer Daniel Lamarre.

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  • Trina Solar Announces Marketing/Brand Partnership w/Cirque

    Trina Solar Announces Marketing/Brand Partnership w/Cirque

    Trina Solar Limited, a global leader in solar photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions and services, today announced a partnership in which Trina Solar will become Cirque du Soleil's first-ever Official Solar Partner in the United States. The new partnership will focus around co-promotional campaigns, Cirque experiences, and more.

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  • How Cirque is Changing Paramour

    How Cirque is Changing Paramour

    A new signature acrobatic sequence, re-choreographed flying machines, a trimmed climax, and deeper backstories for the lead characters are all among the creative changes that Cirque will incorporate into "Paramour” — work extensive enough to warrant cancelling four performances later this month in order to accommodate it.

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  • Mystère Gets an Altitude Adjustment

    Mystère Gets an Altitude Adjustment

    As the pirates of Buccaneer Bay fired the first cannons from the decks of ships anchored in front of newly opened Treasure Island Hotel and Casino in 1993, Cirque du Soleil was launching a show inside that would turn out to be the opening salvo in an entertainment revolution for the Strip.

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  • Paramour Cancels 4 Performances To Make ”Creative Changes”

    Paramour Cancels 4 Performances To Make ”Creative Changes”

    PARAMOUR has canceled the August 22, 24, 25, and 31 performances to make “creative changes.” The production released a statement explaining, “True to our roots as street performers, our shows evolve over time to reflect feedback from our consumers and our creative team.” No further details about the changes were shared.

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