Tag Archives: cirque du soleil

La Nouba Announces Official Closing Date at Disney Springs

After nearly 20 years of performances, Cirque du Soleil’s La Nouba at Disney Springs is taking its final bow on December 31, 2017. In a push to extend Downtown Disney’s presence, this one-of-a-kind show debuted on December 23, 1998. La Nouba was the first “residency” show created by Cirque du Soleil after Mystere and O

Read the full article…

Posted in Disney | Also tagged | Leave a comment

Cirque du Soleil La Nouba Performer Critically Injured in Accident – Needs Assistance

Tragically, a performer at Cirque du Soleil at Walt Disney World’s Disney Springs was rushed to the hospital after a life threatening accident during rehearsal on Thursday, October 20, 2016. Karina Silva Poirier fell from some fabric that was suspended from a cable above the stage. For those familiar with Cirque’s La Nouba show, this is

Read the full article…

Posted in Disney, Outside The Parks | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Vidanta Reveals New Artwork for Cirque du Soleil Park

Oh man. Slowly but surely, we are being spoon-fed small amounts of artwork for the new Cirque du Soleil park being built in Mexico. And it’s oh-so-tasty. The park continues to evolve and change as they get closer to vertical construction. It seems that the water park will be the focus of phase one and

Read the full article…

Posted in Theme Parks 101 | Also tagged , , | Leave a comment

Goddard Group Ramping Up Theme Park Projects Around the Globe

There has never been a better time to be a fan of theme parks and themed entertainment. There are more theme parks and attractions in development now than there have been in the last ten years without question. The Goddard Group currently has four projects under construction and more in development. In Mexico, the much

Read the full article…

Posted in Theme Parks 101 | Also tagged , , | Leave a comment

Backstage at Toruk The First Flight – Cirque du Soleil’s Newest Arena Show

  I got to spend 2016’s Saint Patrick’s Day touring the backstage areas of Toruk – The First Flight, a new Cirque du Soleil arena show currently in Tampa. The show takes between 12 and 14 hours to unload from the trucks and assemble inside the arenas. We got an exclusive sneak peak at many

Read the full article…

Posted in Outside The Parks | Also tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Avatar Cirque du Soleil show headed to Central Florida March 17-20: Toruk – The First Flight

Looking for something unique to do in Central Florida you’ll be talking about for weeks? James Cameron and the creative team behind “Avatar,” the highest grossing movie of all time, has combined forces with Cirque du Soleil and created a unique arena show headed to Tampa on Thursday, March 17. We have been following Toruk

Read the full article…

Posted in Outside The Parks | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Cell Phones and Themed Entertainment: How To Cope?

“… and no flash pictures, please! Our spirits are frightfully sensitive to bright lights.”  Ghost Host – Disney’s Haunted Mansion While I know the narration of Paul Frees is considered sacred by many Haunted Mansion fans (as it should be), this particular warning seems to be rather pointless in the age of cell phones. Riders

Read the full article…

Posted in Disney | Also tagged , , , , | 1 Response

Cirque du Soleil Water Park Artwork Revealed

In 2014, Theme Park University was the first website to break the news about the new Cirque du Soleil theme park coming to Mexico in 2018. I’ve had dozens of inquiries over the last 12 months about this park and many assumed it was cancelled due to the lack of press releases coming out. I

Read the full article…

Posted in Theme Parks 101 | Also tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Avatar Inspired Cirque du Soleil Show Opens November 12

Theme park fans have been skeptical about what a brand like “Avatar” would look like once opened at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. We still have a few years to wait and find out, however, I think a solid litmus test will be to see how Toruk – The First Flight sells tickets when it starts touring North

Read the full article…

Posted in Theme Parks 101 | Also tagged , , | Leave a comment

Cirque du Soleil Gives Details on Avatar Show : TORUK – The First Flight

Cirque du Soleil announced the name of its 37th show based on James Cameron’s “Avatar”: TORUK – The First Flight. The live arena tour begins November 2015 and tickets go on sale to Cirque Club members on April 30th. According to the Cirque website, “The First Flight, inspired by James Cameron’s AVATAR, a live experience

Read the full article…

Posted in Outside The Parks, Spectacles | Also tagged , , | Leave a comment
  • Search Theme Park University

  • Categories

  • About Theme Park University

    TPU covers how attractions are designed, constructed, operated and maintained.

    In addition to theme parks, we cover anything in the world of themed entertainment from dinner shows to immersive theater, haunted attractions to miniature golf and much much more.

    Contact Us

  • Support TPU on Amazon

    Doing any online shopping? Search Amazon using this link. It helps TPU pay the bills and costs you nothing extra.

  • Latest Tweets

    Hard Rock Park History Chronicled in Video Narrated by Creator Jon Binkowski themeparkuniversity.… pic.twitter.com/penx…

  • Subscribe to Blog via Email

    Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

    Join 133 other subscribers

  • Log in to comment

Powered by WordPress. Built on the Thematic Theme Framework.

The views and opinions of Theme Park University Staff are not associated with any themed entertainment company and are clearly our own. Please don't sue us.