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Cirque du Soleil (シルク・ドゥ・ソレイユ)では、各種ショーのプレスキット、会社情報を用意しております。

Cirque du Soleil

すべてはケベックシティ(カナダ)の近郊の小さな町、ベ・サン・ポールで始まりました。1980 年代の初め頃、ベ・サン・ポールでは色とりどりの衣装をまとったキャラクターの一団が街を練り歩き、竹馬、ジャグリング、ダンス、火吹き、音楽などの芸を披露していました。彼らこそ、ジル・サンクロワが組織したストリートパフォーマンスのグループ、Les Échassiers de Baie-Saint-Paul(ベ・サン・ポールの竹馬乗り)でした。すでに街の人々はこの若いパフォーマーのグループに心を動かされ、魅せられていました。パフォーマーの中に、後に Cirque du Soleil の設立者のひとりとなり、CEO となるギー・ラリベルテもいました。

 
 
 

経歴

marc brickman

Co-Lighting Designer

marc brickman is a world renowned lighting and production designer. His credits include concert tours for such diverse artists as Pink Floyd, Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Blue Man Group, Blackeyed Peas, Keith Urban, Chris Botti with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and John Mayer.

Recognized as an innovator in the industry, his awards and accolades include Emmy Award and Cable Ace Award nominations for production design and Best Director, and Lighting Designer of the Year.

marc created the lighting for the 1998 Winter Olympics Closing Ceremonies in Nagano, and the 1992 Summer Olympics Opening and Closing Ceremonies in Barcelona. His numerous works for film and television include Steven Spielberg’s AI and Minority Report, and Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man.

Among his recent assignments are the Special EFX for the Mel Brooks show Young Frankenstein on Broadway, The Chromozone Project – a touring dome venue that employs 360° projection – and FeeFiFoFun an indoor playground and interactive online program for preschoolers and their parents.

marc’s work outside the realm of entertainment includes working with architects such as Craig Hodgetts and Sir Norman Foster to light structures as diverse as the Al-Faisalah building in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and the Stratosphere in Las Vegas. His work on large-scale public art installations includes the Festpiel in Salzburg, Austria.

“I would equate Viva ELVIS with Wagner’s Ring Cycle,” says marc brickman. “The production is epic in scale and the show is an unpredictable hybrid. It’s opera, it’s theatre, it’s dance, it’s circus. Lighting serves to help tell the story and translate the energy of music and bodies moving in space. It’s a balance between light and dark, truth and myth, and the magic of what we think we can see.”

marc brickman was born in Philadelphia in 1953.