Crystal Archive

  • Some Official Acts from CRYSTAL

    Some Official Acts from CRYSTAL

    Although Cirque du Soleil's CRYSTAL has made it's preview debut, a lot of information surrounding the show is fleeting at best (and will be until the official premiere in Montreal later this year). Until then, Cirque du Soleil has released four descriptions of the show's more visible acts, which you can see within.

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  • How St. Charles skater got on the ice with Cirque du Soleil

    How St. Charles skater got on the ice with Cirque du Soleil

    After seeing her first Cirque du Soleil show in Las Vegas five years ago, professional figure skater Madeline Stammen had a chance to hang out with some of the cast members. She told them how impressed she was by the performances and choreography in the water show "O."

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  • Cirque Du Soleil’s CRYSTAL Will Wow Audiences

    Cirque Du Soleil’s CRYSTAL Will Wow Audiences

    Jerome Sordillon is an aerialist with "Crystal," Cirque du Soleil's new show on ice. He performs the acrobatic portion of the show, swinging dozens of feet above the ice, suspended only by a pair of wrist straps. At one point Sordillon lifts the main character off her skates and they soar through the air together.

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  • Ice dancer from St. Charles co-stars in CRYSTAL

    Ice dancer from St. Charles co-stars in CRYSTAL

    Madeline Stammen's ice skating has taken her from St. Charles to cruise ships and now to a main role in Cirque du Soleil Crystal. The show is the Montreal-based theatrical producer's first to mix its fabled acrobatics and circus stylings with action on ice.

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  • Shivers Guaranteed at CRYSTAL?

    Shivers Guaranteed at CRYSTAL?

    Since Cirque du Soleil started 33 years ago in Montreal, you’d think its performers and creators had already explored every possible idea in their quest to reinvent circus arts. But one element hadn’t yet been incorporated into a Cirque show, forcing the artists to rethink costumes, training, sets and choreography: ice.

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  • Trinitonian: “Cirque dazzles with CRYSTAL”

    Trinitonian: “Cirque dazzles with CRYSTAL”

    Dancing, acrobatics, leaps through the air and more: “Crystal” is the latest production by renowned Canadian entertainment company Cirque du Soleil, and it’s different from any circus performance you’ve seen before.

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  • CRYSTAL performers arrested in San Antonio days before show

    CRYSTAL performers arrested in San Antonio days before show

    Two cast members of Cirque du Soleil's first show on ice spent part of their San Antonio visit in a jail cell this week. Just days ahead of the weekend performances at the AT&T Center, San Antonio police arrested Cordero Zuckerman, 25, and Shawn Sawyer, 32, early Tuesday morning in the 1000 block of North Main Avenue.

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  • KATC Reviews CRYSTAL at the Cajundome

    KATC Reviews CRYSTAL at the Cajundome

    There's always something so overwhelmingly satisfying about taking in a performance of Cirque du Soleil. And this weekend, audiences can partake in Crystal, a brand new production making its North American debut at the Cajundome and Convention Center in Lafayette.

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  • Daily Advertiser: Photos of CRYSTAL Rehearsal

    Daily Advertiser: Photos of CRYSTAL Rehearsal

    Check out these rehearsal pictures of CRYSTAL, set to debut at the Cajundome.

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  • Montreal Gazette: “Cirque Previews CRYSTAL”

    Montreal Gazette: “Cirque Previews CRYSTAL”

    The new show, Crystal, is the Cirque’s first-ever ice show, but the creators went to great lengths on Tuesday to underline that it is anything but a traditional skating show à la Disney on Ice. Local journalists were given a sneak preview of Crystal at the JC Perreault sports complex in St-Roch-de-l’Achigan in the Lanaudière region, about an hour from Montreal.

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  • Cirque Unveils Its First Show on Ice — CRYSTAL

    Cirque Unveils Its First Show on Ice — CRYSTAL

    Cirque du Soleil unveiled today a sneak peek of Crystal, its very first show fusing circus arts and the world of ice. For the occasion, a preview of this 42nd production was presented with a group number mixing acrobatic disciplines and skating figures, a high-octane romp on ramps where extreme skaters perform crazy flips and jumps at breakneck speed as well as a poetic pas de deux on aerial straps that completely blurs the boundary between ice and sky.

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  • Swing Fever: Fabrice Lemire Talks Quartz/Crystal

    Swing Fever: Fabrice Lemire Talks Quartz/Crystal

    Cirque du Soleil is “dancing in new territory,” according to its artistic director and full-time Palm Springs resident Fabrice Lemire. “Quartz,” the upcoming show that Lemire is about to launch, will be performed entirely on ice.

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  • BREAKING: “CRYSTAL – A Breakthrough Ice Experience”

    BREAKING: “CRYSTAL – A Breakthrough Ice Experience”

    Cirque du Soleil carves electrifying moments, breathtaking artistry and its unique creativity into ice in a fresh innovative spectacular: Cirque du Soleil Crystal. World-class ice skating, surreal aesthetics and artistic prowess fuse together. So let reality slip away as Cirque du Soleil Crystal glides above a most unusual reflection.

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