COVID-19 Archive

  • Cirque du Soleil lays off 95 per cent of its staff

    Cirque du Soleil lays off 95 per cent of its staff

    Mid-day Thursday, Cirque du Soleil CEO Daniel Lamarre announced to staff that the company is laying off 95 per cent of its employees. With Thursday’s decision, the Cirque will lay off 4,679 employees, keeping just 240 staffers to keep up basic operations, continue tour planning and ticket sales for shows scheduled for later this year and in 2021.

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  • Cirque Announces Company Wide Temporary Layoffs

    Cirque Announces Company Wide Temporary Layoffs

    Due to the coronavirus pandemic and the forced closure of all its shows worldwide to ensure the health, safety and well-being of its employees, artists and guests, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group is forced to make significant temporary staff reductions, impacting 95% of its workforce for a total of 4679 employees, effective immediately. This was an incredibly difficult decision for the Group, but a necessary measure to stabilize the company for the future.

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  • Cirque du Soleil’s COVID-19 Response UPDATED

    Cirque du Soleil’s COVID-19 Response UPDATED

    Safety is of utmost importance and our top priority. As part of our commitment to the health and well-being of our artists, employees and audiences, we are carefully monitoring the situation and are implementing safety measures on a regular basis to prevent transmission of the disease. As we operate all over the world, our procedures […]

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