There’s something to be said for expectations. When you go to a Cirque du Soleil show, you have plenty of them. In their new production Toruk: The First Flight, set in the world of the 2009 film Avatar, the iconic Montreal circus company have taken the expectations of a Cirque audience and thrown them out the door, delivering a show which enthrals, but may disappoint the more avid Cirque fans in the room. Though had I had the opportunity to read my own review before going in, maybe I wouldn’t have felt that disappointment. That’s the thing about expectation: it can warp your perception.... Read More | Share it now!
On June 1st, one of the most influential and celebrated albums of all time – The Beatles‘ Sgt. Peppers Lonely Heart Club Band – celebrated its 50th Birthday in the USA. As a self-confessed Beatles obsessive, I took to the skies and headed to the permanent Cirque du Soleil production in Las Vegas, Love, which is set in a world of Beatles music. It was my third time seeing the show since it debuted more than a decade ago, though my first since the show enjoyed an major update in July 2016, to coincide with its ten year anniversary.... Read More | Share it now!
Have you ever wanted to run away with the circus or at the very least, have found yourself completely enamoured with Cirque du Soleil‘s magical touring lifestyle? Well, here is your chance to learn more about the behind the scenes job opportunities available with the world famous company.... Read More | Share it now!
So many wonderfully talented people are performing within Cirque du Soleil’s Kooza, that it is amazing how its performances under the big top can be coordinated in such a way. It’s quite the production; heading backstage, I see gym equipment sprawled out within the backend of the performance area, while artists (of the trapeze, dance or acrobatic variety) work their guns and a variety of staff members have their own jobs to do.... Read More | Share it now!
From Varekai to Dralion and Ovo to Totem, Australia has been lucky enough to have its fair share of Cirque du Soleil productions make their way to our country under the famed Grand Chapiteau across the last decade. But their latest – Kooza – which premiered in Sydney on Thursday ahead of a lengthy national tour, may just be the best and most awe-inspiring production the Montreal born company have ever brought to this country.... Read More | Share it now!
Cirque du Soleil returns to Australia for its eighth Big Top tour with a sparkling homage to the traditions of circus in KOOZA. The show takes us back to the fundamental human elements of circus combining thrilling acrobatic performance with the art of clowning. In a comic kingdom of eccentric characters, electrifying thrills and out-of-the-box surprises, we whiten the journey of self-discovery of The Innocent.... Read More | Share it now!
The world famous Cirque du Soleil is coming to Australia in February to conduct auditions; on the search for something “completely different”. And for the first time ever, the company has decided to extend their reach with a nationwide Auditions Roadshow on the hunt for Australia’s most unique performing talent. ... Read More | Share it now!