Remember Avatar? That 3D, James Cameron movie that’s still the highest grossing film of all-time yet no one talks about it? Well, last year, it was announced the masters of acrobatic spectacle at Cirque du Soleil would be turning the James Cameron flick into a brand new show. Here’s our first look at what it’ll look…
What happens when you get Cirque du Soleil to produce a performance by robotic quadcopters? You get this incredibly charming video about an electricians whose workshop is suddenly filled with dancing lampshades.
When you think Cirque du Soleil, you probably think teams of sequin-suited acrobats doing improbable things in time to music, not quadrotors. Well, that's where you're wrong. The Montreal-based circus's latest trick manages to take the mechanical, and make it wonderfully artistic.
Before we get any sequels, James Cameron will work with Cirque du Soleil to create an Avatar-based performance. The touring show will start in late 2015, while Avatar 2 will come nearly a year later, in December of 2016.
A Cirque du Soleil acrobat fell to her death while performing with the troupe in Las Vegas on Saturday. It was during the finale of the Kà show when the 31-year-old woman dropped more than 50 feet before a horrified audience.
Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte is set to be the "first clown in space" when he blasts off for the ISS later this month. He also has some surprises planned for the crew that just might get him killed.
Rip-Off Of There's an unmistakable Cirque du Soleil vibe to this ad, which makes sense given that it's meant to target a range of nations and cultures; circus performers translate well, especially in countries like China where acrobats are ostensibly revered. (More on the China connection later.) But in emphasizing…