Joey Arrigo Archive

  • Joey Arrigo – About the Demands of Performance

    Joey Arrigo – About the Demands of Performance

    Joey Arrigo saw his first Cirque du Soleil show — on a VHS tape — when he was 5. It was “magic,” he thought, twirling in imitation around the family’s Newmarket home. Twenty years later, and countless gruelling hours of dance training, Arrigo is playing the central character Waz in the company’s production of Volta. He spoke with the Star about the physical and mental demands of doing up to 10 shows a week.

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  • Meet Joey Arrigo – Volta’s WAZ

    Meet Joey Arrigo – Volta’s WAZ

    Newmarket native Joey Arrigo is making a lasting impression with Cirque du Soleil. The 25-year-old is not only the leading character Waz in their newest show Volta, but he helped develop it as well.

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  • Meet Kooza’s Joey Arrigo

    Meet Kooza’s Joey Arrigo

    With a reputation for pulse-racing performance, any new show by Cirque du Soliel is wrapped in expectations by an audience eager to be wowed. With Kooza, the company has set the bar even higher. Out troupe member Joey Arrigo, who plays the Trickster, shares his journey with Cec Busby.

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