Cirque du Soleil
Cirque du Soleil





Cirque du Soleil

创始于加拿大魁北克市附近的一个小镇-拜圣保罗。在八十年代早期,有一群各色各样的人游荡在小镇的街道上,有的踩高跷,有的耍把戏,有的跳舞,有的表演吐火,还有的在演奏音乐。他们是 Les Échassiers de Baie-Saint-Paul(拜圣保罗的踩高跷者),由 Gilles Ste-Croix 创建的一个街头剧团。这群年轻的表演者给小镇居民留下了深刻的印象并激起了他们浓厚的兴趣,其中就包括 Guy Laliberté,他之后创建了太阳剧团并担任 CEO。



Caitlan Maggs

Acrobatic Choreographer

A dance expert for over 30 years, Caitlan Maggs received her classical ballet training at The Royal Ballet School in London and went on to dance with The National Ballet of Canada with such legendary dancers as Nureyev and Baryshnikov. After being a soloist with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, she became principal dancer with Desrosiers Dance Theatre where she performed a contemporary dance-theatre repertoire. Caitlan Maggs has performed internationally at festivals and venues including American Dance Festival, Jacob’s Pillow, Metropolitan Opera of New York and Covent Garden. Following her stage career as professional dancer, Caitlan became a reputed teacher and choreographer at l’École Supérieure de Danse du Québec for 10 years. At Cirque du Soleil for the past 12 years, Caitlan is Head of Artistic Training  overseeing customized training programs offered to performers by specialists in dance, theatre, singing and movement. Caitlan is also involved in the development and implementation of artistic and acro-artistic training for all new Cirque du Soleil creations. In 2008 Caitlan was acrobatic choreographer for the Cirque du Soleil production CRISS ANGEL Believe. She also collaborates with Cirque du Soleil’s Centre for Research and Innovation of Performance to explore new possibilities in acro-dance, and, since 2009, she choreographs acts for Cirque’s Special Events Department. Amaluna will be her second Cirque du Soleil production as acrobatic choreographer.