Totem Archive

  • TOTEM Celebrates 3,000th Performance!

    TOTEM Celebrates 3,000th Performance!

    Tonight TOTEM - Cirque du Soleil is celebrating 3 000 shows! Watch this video to see how our artists feel about this incredible milestone!

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  • Cirque Returns to London with TOTEM in January 2019

    Cirque Returns to London with TOTEM in January 2019

    Cirque du Soleil is delighted to announce that due to popular demand, its famous show TOTEM will return to London in January 2019. Approaching it's 10th successful year of touring since it's 2010 debut, TOTEM is a fascinating glimpse into the journey of mankind. It will open on 12 January 2019 at the Royal Albert Hall and run until 9 February 2019.

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  • Meet Nikolai Liubezny, TOTEM Russian Bars Performer

    Meet Nikolai Liubezny, TOTEM Russian Bars Performer

    Irina Terehova of MTL Blog got a chance to speak to Nikolai Liubezny, an established Cirque du Soleil performer, who was kind enough to offer her a sneak peek into the circus life.

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  • VIDEO /// Sneak Peek at TOTEM’s New Escalade Act!

    VIDEO /// Sneak Peek at TOTEM’s New Escalade Act!

    Here is a sneak peek of Escalade, our new act in rotation! The businessman is stripped bare and flung into the heart of the jungle where his inner struggle is put to test. Atop a tree-like structure, man and primate circle and climb in a battle for dominance.

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  • Sneak Peek of Escalade, TOTEM’s New Act-in-Rotation!

    Sneak Peek of Escalade, TOTEM’s New Act-in-Rotation!

    Here is a sneak peek of Escalade, TOTEM's new act in rotation! The businessman is stripped bare and flung into the heart of the jungle where his inner struggle is put to test. Atop a tree-like structure, man and primate circle and climb in a battle for dominance.

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  • TOTEM Officially Debuting 2 New Acts!

    TOTEM Officially Debuting 2 New Acts!

    According to TOTEM’s Facebook page, they are officially premiering their two new acts in rotation – Contortion & Escalade – with Singapore media and 1,000 local Cirque Club members! Thank you to DHL for the support in the creation of these two new scenes!

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  • Cirque Officially Announces TOTEM Japanese Tour

    Cirque Officially Announces TOTEM Japanese Tour

    Cirque du Soleil on Wednesday introduced its new production TOTEM at the headquarters of Fuji TV. The TOTEM Japan Tour starts in Tokyo on Feb 3, 2016, then moves on to Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka and Sendai.

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  • Singapore Prepares for TOTEM

    Singapore Prepares for TOTEM

    The Jakarta Globe was invited by Cirque du Soleil to attend the Totem show in Perth, Australia, in August. The show will be in Singapore from Oct. 28 till Nov. 22.

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  • Perth Now Goes Backstage at TOTEM

    Perth Now Goes Backstage at TOTEM

    Perth Now goes backstage at Cirque du Soleil's TOTEM and learned a number of interesting things about the touring production.

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  • TOTEM Has a New Back-Up Act: Contortion!

    TOTEM Has a New Back-Up Act: Contortion!

    As previously rumored in fan circles, TOTEM is preparing a new back-up act for its run in Japan: CONTORTION! TOTEM's Facebook page gave us a glimpse of this act and we can't wait to see more!

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  • Cirque at Pixar?

    Cirque at Pixar?

    If there are any Pixar Animation Studios fans out there, you might like this little sneak peek behind the curtain. Today, Lee Unkrich (Director of Toy Story 3) posted a picture on his twitter with the caption: “We once joked that Pixar's atrium would be perfect for a Cirque du Soleil show. Today it happened.” […]

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  • TOTEM in the Presse

    TOTEM in the Presse

    A number of news agencies hit the web following yesterday’s press conference regarding Cirque du Soleil’s newest touring production – TOTEM. Here’s what some of them had to say…

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