Zumanity Archive

  • All The Vegas Podcast: Brandon Pereyda of Zumanity

    All The Vegas Podcast: Brandon Pereyda of Zumanity

    Brandon Pereyda is a rare being in the Vegas entertainment scene, a born-and-raised Las Vegas native who performs in one of the most perennially popular production shows on the Strip. A self-trained aerialist, Pereyda has contributed one of the most thrilling acts in Cirque du Soleil’s “Zumanity” for almost 10 years now, flying above the stage and over the bewildered audience from his customized chain apparatus. It’s sexy and daring and beyond memorable, and for Pereyda, it’s still as intense as the very first time he took the Cirque stage.

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  • Mukhtar Gusengadzhiev Jailed for 22 years for Sex Crimes

    Mukhtar Gusengadzhiev Jailed for 22 years for Sex Crimes

    Mukhtar Gusengadzhiev, previously of Cirque du Soleil's Zumanity, was convicted of abusing six underage girls including a relative and the nine-year-old daughter of a former girlfriend. He's been jailed for 22 years.

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  • Circus Life Fits Zumanity’s Jonas Woolverton Just Right

    Circus Life Fits Zumanity’s Jonas Woolverton Just Right

    Las Vegan Jonas Woolverton began his career in a small Montreal circus before landing a gig in Cirque du Soleil’s Zumanity in 2008. Las Vegas Weekly talked to the New York native about learning to wrestle from an ex-WWE star and a recent injury, which was no match for Woolverton’s tenacious drive.

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  • Metropolitan Fashion Week Partners with Zumanity

    Metropolitan Fashion Week Partners with Zumanity

    The 4th Annual METROPOLITAN FASHION WEEK (MFW) partners with Zumanity to create two nights of fashion, artistry and entertainment in the unique back lot of Warner Bros. Studios on September 29 and October 1, 2016. In addition to the runway show and Zumanity performances, MFW debuts the Metropolitan Fashion Awards.

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  • Zumanity: Rated Cirque | Ep. 2: No Limit Zone

    Zumanity: Rated Cirque | Ep. 2: No Limit Zone

    Get to know the wonderful, diverse cast of Zumanity by Cirque du Soleil. Assembled by YouTube sensation Yanis Marshall, the 9 dancers are all incredibly different and bring completely unique aspects to the show. The one thing that unites them is phenomenal talent. Reflecting the uniqueness of its cast, Zumanity is a no limits type of show that takes you on a journey like no other.

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  • Zumanity: Rated Cirque | Ep. 1: Yanis Marshall – The Choreographer

    Zumanity: Rated Cirque | Ep. 1: Yanis Marshall – The Choreographer

    Professional choreographer and YouTube sensation Yanis Marshall talks about incorporating his signature dance concept Men in Heels into the story and production of Zumanity by Cirque du Soleil. The magic pairing all began with a video of Yanis shared by Beyonce and discovered by the Cirque team, and resulted in a phenomenal revamp for Zumanity.

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  • Get a Zumanity Wedding Starting January 2016!

    Get a Zumanity Wedding Starting January 2016!

    Starting in January, “Zumanity,” the most sexually charged show of the Cirque du Soleil portfolio, will offer wedding packages in Las Vegas at the New York New York Hotel. “People want to be part of something unique that still has meaning,” said Pierre Parisien, the show’s senior artistic director.

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