Cirque du Soleil is a Quebec based company recognized all over the world for high-quality, artistic entertainment. Since its dawn in 1984, Cirque du Soleil has constantly sought to evoke the imagination, invoke the senses and provoke the emotions of people around the world.
In 1984, 73 people worked for Cirque du Soleil. Today, the business has 5,000 employees worldwide, including more than 1,300 artists.
At the Montreal International Headquarters alone, there are close to 2,000 employees.
More than 100 types of occupations can be found at Cirque.
The company’s employees and artists represent more than 50 nationalities and speak 25 different languages.
More than 100 million spectators have seen a Cirque du Soleil show since 1984.
Close to 15 million people will see a Cirque du Soleil show in 2013.
Cirque du Soleil hasn’t received any grants from the public or private sectors since 1992.