Getting into Cirque Du Soleil
Ever wondered what it takes to be a part of Cirque du Soleil? Getting to be a one of a kind performer is no small feat. For four months, 16x9 followed Cirque Du Soleil scouts as they scoured the world, searching for the best of the best.
Canada's world-famous Cirque du Soleil is not your typical big top spectacle. With 22 shows around the world, it has become an international sensation.
But getting into a Cirque du Soleil production is no small feat. Thousands try out every year hoping they will make the cut – but only a select few ever do.
Cirque du Soleil ("Circus of the Sun") is a Canadian entertainment company, self-described as a "dramatic mix of circus arts and street entertainment." Each show is a synthesis of circus styles from around the world, with its own central theme and storyline. They draw the audience into the performance through continuous live music, with performers rather than stagehands changing the props.
What happened to the Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas? When will the new show?
I would rather see humans doing tricks at the circus than animals. SAY NO TO RINGLING BROS.
Huge fan of Cirque Du Soleil! Thanks much for adding this to your fantastic, ever expanding list of docs. Time well spent & an absolutely fabulous time that was!
I too had wishes & dreams of running away & joining the circus when I was young & fit... Ah, but I can still dream as I continue on with my midlife crisis. ha! Perhaps a clown.
I like the way they paint their faces and the clothes they wear that looks like a second skin.
A life each of us wishes to live.
This is my favorite doc in the Recently Added.
Well made "cinematographiquement", the subject is fascinating and so are the people!
Running away with the circus!
I give it 4 stars.