Tour blog and dancers' diaries


So Long Cirkopolis!

We said a fond farewell to Cirque Éloize this week as they headed off to continue their world domination tour! So, we bring you the final installment of our Dancers’ Diaries. This time Ashley tells you about Cirque Éloize’s final … Read more


Cirque Éloize wow Edinburgh

The penultimate Dancer’s Diary is from the highest point of our UK tour, Edinburgh! We asked Maude to dish all the gossip on Cirque Éloize’s time in Scotland. MAUDE ARSENEAULT (CANADA) Chinese Pole, Juggling, Banquine and Teeterboard Happy and playful, … Read more


Birmingham… and a baby!

This weeks Dancer Diary comes to you direct from Birmingham and Mikaël. We had a fantastic week at the Birmingham Hippodrome, with wonderful audiences. Thanks to everyone who came to see us. We’re now in Edinburgh at the Festival Theatre. Check … Read more


Bringing the Circus to Bradford!

As Spring continues to rear it’s beautiful head we continue to tour across the UK with Cirque Éloize and their fantastic show, Cirkopolis. We just had a wonderful week in Bradford at the Alhambra Theatre and Jon, an artist in … Read more

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Cirkopolis: Circles in Southampton

Hi everyone and welcome to your next installment of our Dancer’s Diaries. This week we hear from Lea about Cirque Éloize’s time in Southampton at the Mayflower Theatre. Lea is the beautiful women in the red dress who circles the … Read more


Cirkopolis: Circus comes to Canterbury

It’s our second installment of Dancer’s Diaries and we’re now catching up with Frédéric to hear about their time spent at The Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury! Frédéric specialises in German Wheel, Juggling, Banquine and Teeterboard Frédéric Lemieux-Cormier grew up in the … Read more

Sam stands tall as Reuben balances on his head during their Hand to Hand act!

Cirkopolis: Life in London

Our first Dancer’s Diary of the Cirkopolis tour is from Sam Charlton. Sam specialises in Hand to Hand, Juggling, German Wheel, Banquine and Teeterboard While being home schooled during his childhood, Samuel Charlton learned that he is a self directed … Read more

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Cirkopolis: Meet the Directors

Jeannot Painchaud: Artistic and Co Director It all started with a backpacking trip. 1984. Jeannot Painchaud left his native Magdalen Islands to see the Tall Ships in Québec City. On the way he stopped in Gaspé where Cirque du Soleil … Read more


Dancing to the Rhythms of Life

“When people think of Brazil – they think of football and carnaval…” Pedro Pederneiras laughs as he says this. He knows that by the end of tonight, hundreds of people will take away a whole other vision of his native … Read more


Grupo Corpo: Meet The Dancers

Once Brazil finishes the party over in their home country next weekend (!) they’ll be continuing it right on our doorsteps here in the UK in the form of Grupo Corpo. Let’s meet the dancers: Andressa Corso joined Grupo Corpo … Read more