A ZAIA fan has recorded their own rendition of the song NOI from the show, complete with photos from the Zaia theater performances and pics of the band. (Hey, I’m in those pics!). Chicago Rose who performs this song in the show with the cast says “I love it”. And I think it’s pretty darn [...]
The Associated Press Date: Tuesday Apr. 20, 2010 1:33 PM ET LOS ANGELES — First the Beatles and Elvis, now Michael Jackson. The acrobatic troupe Cirque du Soleil announced Tuesday that it will put on a live touring show featuring the songs of the King of Pop starting late next year. That will be followed by [...]
A montage of the clowns of Cirque Du Soleil. I see Dimitri Hatton here from our ZAIA Cirque show doing his Montgolfiere passage and “Mad Conductor” act. I’m sure that Onofrio Colucci is also in this video but I’m not sure which clown he is (formerly with “O” and Zaia, currently with ZED in Tokyo). [...]
Castles Made of Sand Music, Lyrics and Vocals by Karin Maria Andersson Guitar and video by Olivier Milchberg Macau (SAR) China, January 2010 This video has clips from the Cirque Du Soleil artists of ZAIA starting in Montreal, Canada from January 2008 during training (and lots of snow!) to late 2009 backstage, and during rehearsals [...]
A sad day today for our Cirque family. This is the first time a Cirque artist has died while rehearsing/performing their discipline. Here in Macau at the ZAIA show it’s very quiet today. Artists are thinking of the family and their pain, as I’m sure artists in other Cirque shows worldwide are also doing today. [...]
Performers take part in the closing act during a Cirque du Soleil OVO pre-opening show for family, friends and members of the media Wednesday, July 29, 2009 in Quebec City. A Cirque du soleil performer was injured after a fall on Friday. (Jacques Boissinot / THE CANADIAN PRESS) The Canadian Press Date: Friday Oct. 16, [...]
The cast of ZAIA performs at the Bollywood IIFA Awards Ceremony with a specially choreographed 5-minute opening segment on June 13, 2009. ZAIA is Cirque du Soleils first permanent show in Asia
The Cirque Du Soleil ZAIA band, June 2009 in Macau, China. A rare moment where all the musicians are together for a photo opp. In this photo: Eduard Harutyunyan (percussion), Jay Elfenbein (viol, dare I say cello, strings, bass guitar), Darrin Johnson (drummer), Olivier Milchberg (guitar, Turkish banjo, plucked strings), Maria Andersson (singer), Steven Bach [...]
The Canadian Press MONTREAL — A website that covers NASA is reporting that Guy Laliberte, the founder of the Cirque du soleil, will visit the International Space Station this September. “NASA Watch,” which has no official links with the American space agency, says it has learned from multiple sources that Laliberte will fly into orbit [...]
Cirque Du Soleil ZED musicians at the Ginza Apple store in Tokyo. The bass player, now with ZED, is the former bassist for the Mystere show in Las Vegas.
The soundtrack for the Cirque Du Soleil ZAIA show is completed and will be printed to CD soon and available to the public. I don’t know a specific release date, but somewhere around early Summer 2009. My part in the project was to play keyboards and arrange string parts recorded by members of the Hong [...]
30 second clip of our ZAIA special New Year’s Eve countdown party and Cirque performance in Macau.
For Christmas 2008 the cast of Cirque Du Soleil’s ZAIA show, along with matching funds from Cirque, have raised over 45,000 MOP ($5,500 USD) to buy Christmas clothing packages for the babies and children of CRADLE OF HOPE and the FOUNTAIN OF HOPE groups in Macau (SAR) China. ZAIA artists and staff helped wrap the [...]
Photo November 2008 at the ZAIA Theater – Venetian Macao. Manchester United visited Cirque Du Soleil’s ZAIA Theater in Macau, China as part of their promotion for the new Manchester United Interactive Football Experience located at the Venetian Macao. Here is the photo of MU with the ZAIA cast (I’m on the far right in [...]
This was fun for me. I went to a local restaurant on Taipa Island in Macau, China and after the waitress takes my order she comes back and says “Can I have your autograph?”. In her hands is the Cirque Du Soleil ZAIA program and she has it opened to my picture for me to [...]