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  • Meet Michael Naumann – Production Manager, Varekai

    Meet Michael Naumann – Production Manager, Varekai

    Just what does it take to move an entire arena-style circus around the planet? Michael Naumann, the production manager for the Cirque du Soleil’s Varekai knows the answer to that question, and it isn’t an easy process.

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  • Cirque du Soleil Ignites Rock in Rio with Explosive Never-Before-Seen Performance

    Cirque du Soleil Ignites Rock in Rio with Explosive Never-Before-Seen Performance

    On May 8 at 5:30 p.m., the world-famous Cirque du Soleil kicked off Rock in Rio with an electrifying, never-before-seen performance on the Main Stage that featured a unique multi-sensory experience complete with astounding acrobatics, breathtaking aerial acts, live music and exciting pyro. Created specifically for Rock in Rio by Cirque du Soleil Artistic Director Sandi Croft, the 15-minute montage featured some of the most gifted performers from all of the resident shows in Las Vegas

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  • Building the Fantastical Bicycles for KURIOS

    Building the Fantastical Bicycles for KURIOS

    Stephane Roy is the set and props designer for Cirque du Soleil's KURIOS, and he said building the perfect bikes for the show was quite a challenge. He experimented with the big-wheel-in-front penny farthing designs of the Victorian era, but eventually settled on more utilitarian models because he felt they fit the performance better. He was convinced that everyday Dutch-style bikes were the right fit, but tracking down suitable models with the right look was a bit of a challenge in Quebec. He eventually found some Second World War-era Dutch models with the right look online, and had them delivered to his workshop.

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  • Cirque du Soleil’s yo-yo master shows off

    Cirque du Soleil’s yo-yo master shows off

    Things that most people can do with a yo-yo: flick it towards the ground and watch it not come back up. Some of the things Tomonari “Black” Ishiguro can do with a yo-yo: • Create pentagrams. • Twirl it in every direction imaginable without breaking radio equipment. • Let it “sleep” for up to half-an-hour. […]

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  • Place Ville Marie: a Montreal consortium for the Au Sommet Place Project

    Place Ville Marie: a Montreal consortium for the Au Sommet Place Project

    Ivanhoé Cambridge, gsmprjct°, Claridge and Sid Lee/Cirque du Soleil Partnership announced today the creation of a consortium seeking to establish an observatory at the 1, Place Ville Marie building that will celebrate the cultural and culinary attractions of Montreal. The Montreal investors' mandate is to develop new experiences to be offered on the upper four floors – the 43rd to 46th – of Montreal's emblematic Place Ville Marie complex.

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  • Graphic on CREACTIVE by Cirque du Soleil

    Graphic on CREACTIVE by Cirque du Soleil

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  • “Le Grand Concert on DVD – A Quick Peek”

    “Le Grand Concert on DVD – A Quick Peek”

    For two weeks in December Cirque du Soleil presented a monumental celebratory event to the public – CIRQUE DU SOLEIL: LE GRAND CONCERT, a musical experience live at the stunning Saint-Jean-Baptiste Church in Montreal. The idea for a concert celebrating the vibrant music of Cirque du Soleil found its creative spark during a musical summit […]

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  • “Call Me!” – Audience Participation at TOTEM

    “Call Me!” – Audience Participation at TOTEM

    “Coulrophobia” is the term for fear of clowns. For those with this malady, the possibility of interacting with one while in a Cirque du Soleil tent (or any tent) sends shivers down the spine. Mostly during pre-show animation, yet sometimes during a show, Cirque clowns select audience members to participate in a bit of light-hearted […]

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  • Brisbane Cirque du Soleil-inspired street art project unveiled

    Brisbane Cirque du Soleil-inspired street art project unveiled

    Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has unveiled Brisbane's new street art project along Coronation Drive in a world first collaboration with Cirque du Soleil.

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  • Issue #136: MAY 2015 – Released!

    Issue #136: MAY 2015 – Released!

    This month: Cirque "Sells Out and Cashes In", announces AVATAR as "TORUK - The First Flight", Le Grand Concert comes to DVD, and more!

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  • Up close and personal with Varekai’s performers

    Up close and personal with Varekai’s performers

    Cirque du Soleil’s Varekai production is coming to Vancouver’s Pacific Coliseum this May, but before the performers take the big stage, a few of them stopped by Vancity Buzz HQ to offer a closer look at some of their intense moves.

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  • Fight Knocks Out Six Cirque Shows in Vegas

    Fight Knocks Out Six Cirque Shows in Vegas

    In a first for Las Vegas, six of eight Cirque du Soleil shows will shut down Saturday to serve as sold-out venues for the closed-circuit broadcast of the megafight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao.

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  • Meet the “TORUK – The First Flight” Creators

    Meet the “TORUK – The First Flight” Creators

    Michel Lemieux and Victor Pilon Show Writers and Directors, Multimedia Directors The duo formed by Michel Lemieux and Victor Pilon masterfully integrates theatre, film, dance, poetry, visual arts, music and sound to create unique theatrical worlds. On the heels of his initial experiments with music and multimedia that have earned him international recognition, designer and […]

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  • Cirque AVATAR is: “TORUK – The First Flight”

    Cirque AVATAR is: “TORUK – The First Flight”

    Cirque du Soleil is very happy to unveil the name of its next touring show inspired by James Cameron’s record-breaking movie AVATAR : TORUK – The First Flight. Presented by Visa Signature, this brand new creation will tour in arenas around the world starting November 2015. The show will premiere in Montreal on December 21.

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  • VIDEO /// Cirque president says jobs will increase after sale

    VIDEO /// Cirque president says jobs will increase after sale

    Cirque du Soleil president Daniel Lamarre says as new owners TPG continue to grow the circus, more jobs will be created. Founder Guy Laliberte says he sold the Cirque to the U.S. private equity firm to spend more time with his kids.

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