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  • 45 DEGREES to Tip Off Festivities at NBA All-Star 2016

    45 DEGREES to Tip Off Festivities at NBA All-Star 2016

    Building on its worldwide successful projects, 45 DEGREES will harness Cirque du Soleil's creative power to custom-tailor a five-minute opening show for the NBA All-Star Game.

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  • Cirque Cuts Back Involvement with Saint-Michel Community

    Cirque Cuts Back Involvement with Saint-Michel Community

    When Cirque du Soleil set up its home base in Saint-Michel 20 years ago, one of its stated missions was to support the low-income neighbourhood. It wrote cheques to community groups. It lent staff for community events. It participated in neighbourhood meetings to stay abreast of ongoing projects. No more, community members say. Since it […]

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  • Meet Giulia Piolanti – Tsyal in TORUK-The First Flight

    Meet Giulia Piolanti – Tsyal in TORUK-The First Flight

    "Toruk," is based upon the story from the world famous "Avatar" film. The performances are built around a story that takes place a thousand years before the film in which characters go on a journey to save their magical tree. There's a certain mystery behind being a circus performer and "Toruk" aerialist, Giulia Piolanti, sheds some light for us.

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  • Robin Leach’s Q&A w/Jerry Nadal – Resident Show SVP

    Robin Leach’s Q&A w/Jerry Nadal – Resident Show SVP

    In addition to speaking with Hassan and Leona, who flew in last week for her song rehearsal, Robin Leach had an opportunity to also speak with Jerry Nadal, Senior VP of Cirque’s Resident Show Division. He revealed that the new show TORUK-The First Flight inspired by James Cameron’s Oscar-winning “Avatar” may be coming to Las […]

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  • Robin Leach’s Q&A w/Hassan El Hajjami – ONOD 4 Director

    Robin Leach’s Q&A w/Hassan El Hajjami – ONOD 4 Director

    This year’s annual Cirque du Soleil one-night-only spectacular “One Night for One Drop: Quest for Water” has several new elements. It’s the first time that performers from other Strip productions will join Cirque artists. It’s the first time that British singer-songwriter Leona Lewis joins the cast along with young dancer Miles Brown of ABC’s “Black-ish.” […]

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  • Paramour or IRIS 2.0?

    Paramour or IRIS 2.0?

    Cirque du Soleil posted a new picture to its Facebook page to tease Paramour… and it looks very IRIS like – again!

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  • Leona Lewis joins Cirque’s One Night for One Drop

    Leona Lewis joins Cirque’s One Night for One Drop

    “X Factor” winner Leona Lewis, the singer-songwriter with the amazing four-octave, mezzo-soprano vocal range, has sold 20 million albums since she won her $1.3 million recording contract with Simon Cowell’s record label from Season 3 of the hit British TV show. Now the 30-year-old animal-welfare campaigner is about to make her debut on the Las […]

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  • Changes Now Underway at BELIEVE, LOVE, and… “O”?!

    Changes Now Underway at BELIEVE, LOVE, and… “O”?!

    Changes are underway at three Cirque du Soleil shows on the Strip thanks to “Mindfreak” magician Criss Angel and The Beatles widows Yoko Ono and Olivia Harrison.

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  • TORUK-The First Flight DVD Coming Soon!

    TORUK-The First Flight DVD Coming Soon!

    According to the TORUK-THE FIRST FLIGHT Facebook page, filming for the upcoming TORUK? DVD at Centre Vidéotron in Quebec City is complete! Next stop, the editing room… Check back for updates about the release date!

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  • JOYÀ Music Album Now Available Digitally on iTunes/Amazon

    JOYÀ Music Album Now Available Digitally on iTunes/Amazon

    You can now purchase JOYÀ on iTunes for $1.29 per track or $9.99 for the full album.

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  • Cirque Reorganizes to win over Broadway, China

    Cirque Reorganizes to win over Broadway, China

    Canadian-based Cirque du Soleil, acquired last year by Chinese and US investors, has undertaken changes that have been criticized internally but which should allow it to win over Broadway and China.

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  • SPARKED Nominated for 2016 NYC Drone Film Festival

    SPARKED Nominated for 2016 NYC Drone Film Festival

    Nominations have been announced for the 2nd Annual New York City Drone Film Festival, the world’s first film festival dedicated to works filmed by drones. The nominees include Cirque du Soleil’s Sparked, National Geographic’s Lava Chaser, Corridor Digital’s The Smallest Empire, Jordan Rubin’s The Drone and the NBC News coverage of the Nepal Earthquake. The […]

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  • What can this clown do for your business speech?

    What can this clown do for your business speech?

    What does a clown know about giving a business speech? More than you probably think, Jeff Raz says. Raz is a world-class clown who performed the lead role in Cirque du Soleil’s Corteo. Now the 58-year-old program director of California-based Stand & Deliver Group shows clients how to use theatrical skills to engage business audiences.

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  • Costume Design of Cirque du Soleil’s Toruk

    Costume Design of Cirque du Soleil’s Toruk

    Acclaimed costume designer Kym Barrett was tasked with creating the beautifully adorned world of Pandora. Barrett is well known in the world of fantasy design for film, with such credits as The Matrix, The Amazing Spider-Man, and Jupiter Ascending. And she has previously collaborated with Cirque du Soleil on the touring production Totem. She shares with us an exciting look at her process in envisioning this richly imaginative story!

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  • Up on the Marquee: PARAMOUR!

    Up on the Marquee: PARAMOUR!

    Cirque du Soleil Theatrical will soon present Cirque du Soleil -PARAMOUR, the organization's first production created specifically for Broadway. PARAMOUR will begin previews on Saturday, April 16, 2016 and open on Broadway on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at the Lyric Theatre (213 West 42nd Street). Check out photos of the marquee below!

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