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  • PortAventura and Cirque Sign 5 Year Partnership Deal

    PortAventura and Cirque Sign 5 Year Partnership Deal

    PortAventura Resort and Cirque du Soleil have signed a five year partnership deal to create a summer touring base Cirque du Soleil's big top in the resort. “Cirque du Soleil is very pleased to confirm a 5 year agreement with Portaventura Resort, and reinforces that Spain, its local public and Spanish fans remain central for our company’s future.” The first new Cirque du Soleil touring show will be “Amaluna” which will debut in summer 2015 to be part of PortAventura Resort’s 20th Anniversary celebrations.

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  • Cirque du Soleil’s Next Act: Rebalancing the Business

    Cirque du Soleil’s Next Act: Rebalancing the Business

    The owner and managers of Cirque du Soleil, after seeing their growth prospects wane in recent years, think they have the key to renewed success: less Cirque. For three decades, the circus giant’s business triumphs mirrored its high-flying aerial stunts, and it became a case study for business school journal articles on carving out unique markets. But following a bleak outlook report from a consultant, a spate of poorly received shows and a decline in profits, executives at Cirque say they are now restructuring and refocusing their business—shifting some of the attention away from clowns and acrobats, towards other business ventures.

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  • Introducing: “Backstage Cirque du Soleil” – 30th Anniv. Book

    Introducing: “Backstage Cirque du Soleil” – 30th Anniv. Book

    As Cirque du Soleil celebrates its 30th anniversary, the company opens the doors to a world usually reserved for the initiated. Taking readers behind the scenes, Backstage Cirque du Soleil allows them to discover this world from a new perspective. The book is the fruit of a collaboration between Cirque du Soleil and the photographer Veronique Vial, who, through her unique lens, has examined the world behind the curtains for more than twenty years. With their touching humanity, Vial’s photographs invite the reader into an intimate universe distilled to the most essential element of the beloved performances: behind each character, there is an artist.

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  • Cirque at Macy’s 88th Thanksgiving Day Parade!

    Cirque at Macy’s 88th Thanksgiving Day Parade!

    Miss out on seeing Cirque at the 88th Macy's Thanksgiving Parade? No problem! Check out the album of pictures Cirque posted on their Facebook page! "It was a #MacysParade to remember. Our Dreamseeker float was a HUGE hit. Literally! Hope your Thanksgiving dreams come true, too. #MyCirqueHoliday"

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  • Preview: Cirque du Soleil 30th anniversary concert

    Preview: Cirque du Soleil 30th anniversary concert

    The Cirque du Soleil previews songs on Monday November 24, 2014 for their upcoming 30th anniversary concert. Gilles Ste-Croix and Gregory Charles comment on the complexity of the project.

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  • KÀ Battle Scene Returns!

    KÀ Battle Scene Returns!

    Cirque du Soleil is reinstating the climactic “Ka” battle scene that’s been missing since a performer fell to her death in June of last year. The news media has been invited to a Wednesday afternoon demonstration of the sequence featuring performers suspended from wires and moving on a vertical wall, as though the audience is viewing it from above. Cirque officials did not say whether the sequence would be back in the show that same evening.

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  • ZUMANITY/LOVE in for huge changes?

    ZUMANITY/LOVE in for huge changes?

    According to Robin Leach, Zumanity is in for massive changes come January 3rd... Cirque du Soleil has decided that its adult “Zumanity” at New York-New York will undergo major changes starting Jan. 3 when all of its dance cast has been told to pack up their dancing shoes.

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  • An Inside Look at JOYÀ, The Pearl in the Mangrove Jungle

    An Inside Look at JOYÀ, The Pearl in the Mangrove Jungle

    Through the use of Cirque du Soleil press room materials, we take an inside look at JOYÀ - the Pearl in the Mangrove Jungle.

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  • The Chapiteau-Fascination! Magazine – Issue #2 (November 2014)

    The Chapiteau-Fascination! Magazine – Issue #2 (November 2014)

    Issue 2 of TheChapiteau Fascination! Fanzine is out! Don't miss all the Cirque du Soleil news from the month of October, as well as our exclusive features: KÀ at 10: The Original Creator's Notebook and TheChapiteau's interview with Lindsey Bruck-Ayotte, Amaluna's Uneven Bars Captain! Visit http://www.CirqueFanzine.com/ to read or download it now!

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  • VIDEO /// Cirque & Grupo Vidanta Talk Theme Park in Mexico

    VIDEO /// Cirque & Grupo Vidanta Talk Theme Park in Mexico

    Cirque du Soleil, a leading entertainment company, and Grupo Vidanta, a leading developer of world-class resorts and tourism infrastructure in Mexico, today announced plans to construct and operate a first-of-its-kind immersive theme park experience in Nuevo Vallarta. The entertainment experience, which is still in development, may include water park and nature park elements and will feature an outdoor evening show accommodating as many as 3,000 to 5,000 spectators. Each experience within the entertainment park will be animated by Cirque du Soleil artists and follow a common storyline.

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  • More on the Cirque Theme Park from ScreamScape

    More on the Cirque Theme Park from ScreamScape

    ScreamScape, the self-proclaimed ultimate guide to theme parks, has a few new tidbits on the Cirque du Soleil "Animated Entertainment" Park announced on Wednesday, including a few new pieces of artwork.

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  • New Casino + Cirque for Ibiza Gran Hotel?

    New Casino + Cirque for Ibiza Gran Hotel?

    The Ibiza Gran Hotel is once again in the headlines as negotiations continue for a new, ‘advanced’ casino to be added to the existing hotel premises. Ambitious plans for the brand new casino include incorporation of a restaurant and high-tech performance space along with refurbishment, redecoration and a new zone for slot-machines. The project is the result of a collaboration between the hotel and casino owners, along with acclaimed restauranteurs and brothers Albert y Ferran Adrià, widely said to have revolutionised the World of international cuisine and Ibiza resident and owner of Cirque du Soleil, Mr Guy Laliberté.

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  • VIDEO /// The Costumes of JOYÀ

    VIDEO /// The Costumes of JOYÀ

    James Lavoie, costume designer of JOYÀ, invites you to learn about how costumes go from design to reality. JOYÀ – A thrilling, whimsical show in which joy, courage and friendship conquer all!

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  • Cirque du Soleil “Animated” Entertainment Park Coming to Mexico in 2018

    Cirque du Soleil “Animated” Entertainment Park Coming to Mexico in 2018

    Cirque du Soleil, a leading entertainment company, and Grupo Vidanta, a leading developer of world-class resorts and tourism infrastructure in Mexico, today announced plans to construct and operate a first-of-its-kind immersive theme park experience in Nuevo Vallarta. The entertainment experience, which is still in development, may include water park and nature park elements and will feature an outdoor evening show accommodating as many as 3,000 to 5,000 spectators. Each experience within the entertainment park will be animated by Cirque du Soleil artists and follow a common storyline.

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  • VIDEO /// Behind-the-Scenes of “Life is Beautiful” Festival Performance

    VIDEO /// Behind-the-Scenes of “Life is Beautiful” Festival Performance

    The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil performed with members of The Las Vegas Philharmonic at Life is Beautiful. Members of The Las Vegas Philharmonic performed a 40-minute tribute to The Beatles, playing original scores adapted specifically for Life is Beautiful under the guidance of The Beatles LOVE Music Director Giles Martin.

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