Home / Biography / Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil

Biography

Cirque du Soleil revolutionized the circus arts, transcending the original big-top strategy of days gone by to spotlight sophisticated sets, lavish outfit, and initial music. Founded in Quebec in 1984 by Man Laliberté and Daniel Gauthier, the initial group comprised regional road performers; shunning pet acts to target exclusively on human being spectacles — stilt-walkers, jugglers, fire-eaters, and so on — the troupe quickly gained a pursuing throughout Canada, ultimately spreading across THE UNITED STATES. Where the initial group of touring performers numbered just a scant few, from the past due ’90s, the Cirque du Soleil business counted over 1,500 workers internationally; in 1993, their creation Mystère became a long term attraction in the Treasure Isle Hotel in NEVADA, with additional productions circling the world through the years to check out including Alegría, Quidam, Saltimbanco, Dralion, and La Nouba. All created associated soundtrack recordings aswell. The company continuing to produce well-known shows through the entire 2000s, with Varekai, K? , and seasonal display Wintuk performed throughout the world. During 2006, Like was premiered, a display that mixed re-produced music from your Beatles and Cirque du Soleil’s renowned interpretive, circus-based efficiency. The jv with Apple Corps was the to begin its kind and highlighted the Grammy Prize earning soundtrack of remastered and re-imagined tracks by first Beatles manufacturer Sir George Martin and his boy Giles Martin. In ’09 2009, the Brazilian-themed creation Ovo marked the very first Cirque present to be developed by a girl, Deborah Colker, and was seriously influenced with the insect globe and dance shows. Within the same season, Viva Elvis was conceived and was because of open up on his 75th Birthday on the purpose-built movie theater within the Aria Holiday resort, NEVADA. The show utilized music as well as the likeness of Elvis throughout and was made together with Elvis Presley Corporations. In 2011, Michael Jackson was the 3rd high-profile pop superstar to get a Cirque de Soleil make-over. Michael Jackson: The Immortal Globe Tour utilized the music of Jackson among acrobatics through the Cirque du Soleil cast to re-create a lively live concert knowledge. The tour premiered during 2011 within the entertainment business’s hometown of Montreal before it tripped on a global tour. 2011’s Iris explored the annals of movie theater and highlighted music from award earning composer Danny Elfman, while 2012’s Amaluna drew motivation from William Shakespeare’s The Tempest. In 2016 Cirque du Soleil debuted Luzia, a fresh creation that celebrated the lifestyle and background of Mexico.

Quick Facts


Full Name Cirque du Soleil
Music Songs Querer, Alegría, Pokinoï, Kumbalawé, Moon Licht, Gamelan, Qué Viyéra, Norweg, Patzivota, Volo volando, Secret Samba Luv, Lubia Dobarstan, Journey of Man, Emballa, Le Rêveur, Rain One, Flea Girls, Banquine, Irna, The Hollywood Wiz, Cerceaux, Malioumba, Ginger Top, Il Sogno Di Volaré, Love Triangle, Terre-mère, Indie-Hip, Onta, El Pendulo, Frevo Zumbido, Cum Sancto Spiritu, Omé Yo Kanoubé
Albums Alegría, Saltimbanco, Joyà, Kurios: Cabinet des Curiosités, Tapis Rouge, Mystère Live, Journey of Man, La Nouba, Varekai, Cirque du Soleil Paramour (Original Broadway Cast Recording), OVO, Criss Angel: Believe, IRIS, KÀ, ZED, Mystère, Cirque du Soleil, Quidam, Nouvelle Experience, Le Best of Cirque du Soleil, Solarium / Delirium, LE BEST OF 2, Collection


  • Facts
  • Filmography
  • Awards
  • Salaries
  • Quotes
  • Trademarks
  • Pictures


Looks like we don't have interesting facts information. Sorry!



Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Margaret 2011/I performer: "Innocence"
So You Think You Can Dance TV Series performer - 3 episodes, 2009 - 2010 music - 1 episode, 2008
So You Think You Can Dance Canada 2008 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Poluição Sonora 2008 Documentary short performer: "Something's Missing", "Threat", "Jardin Chinois"
Sítio Boa Morada: Reconstruindo Vidas 2008 Video documentary short performer: "Back Where We Belong", "Beyond The Clouds"
Cirque du Soleil: Midnight Sun 2004 TV Movie performer: "Zydeko", "Mer Noire"
Bogus 1996 performer: "Kalimando"

Composer

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
My Mouse 2007 Short
Cirque du Soleil: Midnight Sun 2004 TV Movie
Alegria 2003 Short

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gala FAO 2002 TV Movie
Cirque du Soleil: Le Cirque Reinvente 1987

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cirque du Soleil: Le Cirque Reinvente 1987

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Harry 2016 TV Series Themselves
Today 2016 TV Series Themselves
Evening Urgant 2015 TV Series Themselves
The International Fashion Film Awards 2014 TV Special Themselves - Performers
The Wendy Williams Show 2014 TV Series Themselves / Themselves - Musical Guest
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show 2014 TV Series Themselves
The View 2014 TV Series Themselves
The Queen Latifah Show 2014 TV Series Themselves
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1993-2013 TV Series Themselves / Themselves - Performers / Himself / ...
2013 AVN Awards Show 2013 TV Special Themselves - Special Performers (as Cirque du Soleil's Zumanity)
The 84th Annual Academy Awards 2012 TV Special Themselves
Cupcake Wars 2011 TV Series Themselves
So You Think You Can Dance 2010 TV Series Themselves - Guest Performers
The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien 2009-2010 TV Series Themselves
The Jay Leno Show 2009 TV Series Themselves
Especial Nochevieja 2008: ¡Feliz 2009! 2008 TV Movie Themselves
BCN aixeca el teló 2008 TV Special Themselves
Nit vint-i-cinc 2008 TV Special Themselves
The 50th Annual Grammy Awards 2008 TV Special Themselves
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2006 TV Series Themselves
Live with Kelly and Michael 2005 TV Series
The Royal Variety Performance 2003 2003 TV Movie documentary Themselves - Performers
The 74th Annual Academy Awards 2002 TV Special Themselves
Late Show with David Letterman 2001 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
Crónicas marcianas 2000 TV Series
Noche de fiesta 1999 TV Series Themselves
Talking Telephone Numbers 1996 TV Series
Royal Variety Performance 1995 1995 TV Movie Themselves - Performers
Late Night with David Letterman 1993 TV Series Himself
Cirque du Soleil: The Magic Circus 1989 TV Movie Themselves

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Best of the Royal Variety 2006 TV Series

Looks like we don't have awards information. Sorry!



Looks like we don't have salary information. Sorry!



Looks like we don't have quotes information. Sorry!



Looks like we don't have trademarks information. Sorry!



Looks like we don't have pictures. Sorry!

Check Also

Andrew Dice Clay

In the past due ’80s, Andrew Dice Clay was probably the most notorious and controversial …