However, the conventional form of circus has evolved immensely over a period of time. Circus no longer means just watching animals do tricks while clown juggles, or other variations on tired circus and repetitive acts that has been seen many times over.
Cirque Du Soleil introduced a unique and innovative form of live entertainment, bringing a revitalized interest in the art form of circus.
The organization has redefined the traditional boundaries oflive entertainment, through its multiple productions based on different themes that can be loosely termed as an exciting mix of circus and entertainment.
The world famous organization Cirque du Soleil has a rich and intriguing history, from a humble beginning to the rise through years to follow and forming one of the most endearing live entertainment spectaculars around the globe. It all started when seeking a career in performing arts Guy Laliberte, the founder of ‘Cirque du Soleil’, along with his friends Gilles Ste-Croix and Daniel Gauthier, who were managing a hostel ‘Le Balcon Vert’, helped arrange a summer fair in Baie-Saint-Paul. Le Balcon was a home to some brilliant performing artists.
In 1980, the three friends formed a talented ensemble of performing artists with the support of Quebec government and arranged a tour within the province. However, in 1983, this performing troupe became a part of the Le Grand Tour du Cirque du Soleil and performed throughout the Quebec under the name Les Eschassiers until a year later the official organization Cirque de Soleil was founded.
The name of Cirque Du Soleil is synonymous with unique and innovative live entertainment. While, at present, the company is one of the most famous and biggest theatrical producer in the entire world and more colorful than it ever was, it struggled with financial issues initially for years on end. The company has staged several productions to date. Some of its brilliant creations include ‘Alegria, Quidam, O, La Nouba, Dralion, Varekai, Kooza, Totem, Zarkana, Criss Angel Believe’, and several others. People, who have watched Cirque du Soleil’s water-themed extravaganza, O, have been impressed by the jaw dropping fire stunts and high dives.
The beautiful stage configuration is just enough to warrant the price of Cirque Du Soleil tickets, you can check the website for upcoming dates http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/home/shows.aspx.