Posts tagged as: Cirque du Soleil

Rock in Rio to build ‘theme park for music’ on Las Vegas Strip

Rock in Rio to build ‘theme park for music’ on Las Vegas Strip

The northern end of the Las Vegas Strip is expected to see a boost in traffic when music festival promoter Rock in Rio opens the City of Rock in May 2015. Rock in Rio USA announced a partnership on April 21 with MGM Resorts International and Cirque du Soleil to build and market the four-day [...]

Stage set for unique ‘One Night’ Cirque du Soleil performance

Stage set for unique ‘One Night’ Cirque du Soleil performance

In just a few days, all Cirque du Soleil shows on the Las Vegas Strip will go dark for the second annual One Night for One Drop, the circus and theatrical company’s annual philanthropy event benefiting water access programs. Some 100 performers from each of Cirque’s eight residency shows on the Strip have been rehearsing [...]

Cirque to go dark in Vegas for One Night for One Drop

Cirque to go dark in Vegas for One Night for One Drop

It’s just for one night, but dozens of Cirque performers, stagehands and celebrity performers are hustling to put on a theatrical production to raise money for Cirque du Soleil’s charitable foundation, One Drop. On March 21, all of Cirque’s resident shows on the Las Vegas Strip will go dark while some 85 Cirque performers and [...]

Run away with Cirque in 5K at Springs Preserve

Run away with Cirque in 5K at Springs Preserve

Cirque du Soleil is once again hosting a run and fun walk to raise money for One Drop, Cirque’s charitable arm that helps communities secure access to water with integrated water projects. The Run Away With Cirque 5K run and 1-mile walk start at 8:30 a.m. March 15 at the Springs Preserve. Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn [...]

Cirque du Soleil launching theatrical division

Cirque du Soleil launching theatrical division

Cirque du Soleil has created a new division to offer a more theatrical experience in the shows it is developing. Cirque hired Scott Ziegler to lead Cirque du Soleil Theatrical in an effort to expand the type of shows Cirque offers. Shows created under the theatrical division are expected to follow traditional theatrical practices, but [...]

Cirque’s ‘Parade: The Collective’ returns to Vegas art gallery

Cirque’s ‘Parade: The Collective’ returns to Vegas art gallery

Cirque du Soleil cast and crew are once again showcasing their off-stage creativity in the annual “Parade: The Collective” art exhibition at the Trifecta Gallery inside the Arts Factory in downtown Las Vegas. The exhibition is an eclectic display of paintings, photography, sculpture and mixed media created by nearly two dozen performers, stagehands and support staff [...]

Cirque du Soleil celebrates 20 years in Las Vegas

Cirque du Soleil celebrates 20 years in Las Vegas

Twenty years after opening “Mystère” at Treasure Island, Cirque du Soleil continues to thrill audiences with gravity-defying acrobatics, amusing and risqué clowns and gymnasts with superhuman strength. Cirque’s first show in Las Vegas, though, was not on a stage, but in a tent set up in Treasure Island’s parking lot. A true traveling circus, “Nouvelle [...]

Cirque preparing high-concept performance to benefit One Drop

Cirque preparing high-concept performance to benefit One Drop

After a successful inaugural event earlier this year, One Night for One Drop is returning to Las Vegas in 2014 for a night of charity and amazing performances by hundreds of Cirque du Soleil artists and world-renowned guest performers. Each of the eight Cirque shows on the Las Vegas Strip will have performers in the [...]

Vegas Experts: Go Behind the Scenes with Cirque Week 2013

VEGAS.com Expert Nicole Lucht gets an early look at Cirque Week for 2013. Cirque Week, Nov. 9-16, 2013, allows guests to not only see the shows, but also go behind the scenes all eight Las Vegas Cirque du Soleil shows to learn more about the acrobatics, costumes and more.

Slackliner breaks world record during highline walk along Las Vegas Strip

Slackliner breaks world record during highline walk along Las Vegas Strip

“Yeah, Mandalay Bay!” That was the victorious cry on Wednesday by daredevil Andy Lewis after walking across a 360-feet long slackline stretched between Mandalay Bay and the House of Blues’ Foundation Room 480 feet above the Las Vegas Strip. Lewis’ stunt kicked off the 2013 World Slackline Federation’s Slackline World Cup Finals being held in the [...]

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