How do I join Cirque du Soleil?
To become a performing artist in a show applicants must submit a videocassette or DVD of them demonstrating their special talent, or take part in one of the many auditions held around the world all year round. For more information about being cast in a Cirque du Soleil show, visit the Casting section of our website.
How much did Guy Laliberte sell Cirque du Soleil for?
In 2015, Laliberté sold the Cirque du Soleil to American private equity investment firm TPG Capital, Chinese investment company Fosun and the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec for a reported US$1.5 billion.
What does Cirque stand for?
Definition of cirque 1 archaic : circus. 2 : circle, circlet. 3 : a deep steep-walled basin on a mountain usually forming the blunt end of a valley.
What qualifications do I need to be a circus performer?
You do not need any formal qualifications to be a Circus Performer, however this is an option. You can complete a Degree in Circus Arts or a BTEC in Circus Arts. You can also complete workshops and part-time courses in order to gain the skills you need to be an ideal Circus Performer.
How long is KOOZA?
two hour and 10 minute
KOOZA is a two hour and 10 minute performance. Each half is 50 minutes long plus a 30 minute intermission. Is KOOZA appropriate for children? Like most of Cirque du Soleil’s shows, KOOZA is meant to entertain the whole family.
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Do Cirque du Soleil performers get hurt?
Cirque du Soleil performer suffers fall during ‘The Beatles LOVE’ show in Las Vegas. Cirque du Soleil’s “The Beatles LOVE” show was cut short Sunday night after an acrobat fell during the finale. The show was stopped to tend to the fallen aerial artist, confirmed Ann Paladie, a spokesperson for the company.
What makes Kooza so special?
Between strength and fragility, laughter and smiles, turmoil and harmony, KOOZA explores themes of fear, identity, recognition and power. The show is set in an electrifying and exotic visual world full of surprises, thrills, chills, audacity and total involvement. A twist on the classic unicycle number introduces a passenger to the action.
What is the nationality of the Kooza cast?
The cast and crew of KOOZA represent 19 nationalities: Australia, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, France, Italy, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Moldova, Mongolia, Netherlands, Russia, Spain, United Kingdom and United States.
What is the theme of the innocent by Kooza?
The Innocent’s journey brings him into contact with a panoply of comic characters such as the King, the Trickster and the Obnoxious Tourist and his Bad Dog. Between strength and fragility, laughter and smiles, turmoil and harmony, KOOZA explores themes of fear, identity, recognition and power.