Ballyhoo Vol. VIII, No. 4


Contortionist Alexsei Goloborodko, featured in Cirque du Soleil’s Luzia.  Photo by Maike Schulz

Editor’s Fanfare:

With the significant changes in leadership and new hires, one wonders who will emerge as the new artistic leader, and how will this effect future productions.


Rumors are always flying about the circus world.  Some of the most astounding, it turns out, have proven to be true.  Circus Harmony continues to reap rewards for its graduates.

Feature Article:

A complex production like Cirque du Soleil’s Luzia does not travel light as revealed in the various statistics associated with it.

The Passing Spectacle:


Photo Galleries:

Maike Schulz’s Luzia

       Luzia from Cirque du Soleil.  Photograhy by   Matt Beard/costumes by Giovanna Buzzi

       Maike Schulz’s VivaFest Competition in Las Vegas

       Cirque Mechanics’ Cabaret, and ProFest.  Photography by Maike Schulz