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Author Babinski, Tony.

Title Cirque du Soleil : 20 years under the sun / written by Tony Babinski ; art direction by Kristian Manchester
Published New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2004


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 MELB  791.309 Bab/Cds  AVAILABLE
Description 353 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents The dreaming land - Quebec roots -- Precursors -- Cirque du Soleil is born -- Reimagining the circus -- Growing pains -- Moving from strength to strength: magie continue, Le Cirque reinventé -- Nouvelle expérience - reinventing the circus again -- Saltimbanco - exploring urban life -- Mystère - planting a flower in the desert -- Alegría - power in the balance -- Quidam - speaking for the voiceless -- 'O' - creating a masterpiece -- La Nouba - fairy tales in the attic -- Dralion - cultures collide -- Varekai - embracing chaos -- Beyond the stage - CDS images -- Zumanity - reawakening desire -- The next twenty years - possible futures
Summary An anniversary tribute to the sophisticated circus extravaganza shares the story of founder Guy Laliberté, charts its rise from a humble performing group to international success, and features color photographs of each production including Saltimbanco, Mystère, Varekai, and "O."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cirque du Soleil -- History.
Circus -- Québec (Province) -- History.
Circus -- Qubebec (Province) -- History
Genre/Form History.
LC no. 2003026669
ISBN 081094636X hardcover
Other Titles Twenty years under the sun
Twenty years under the sun