Cirque du Soleil renews support of Event Safety Alliance

August 17, 2015 (Scottsdale, AZ) – Event Safety Alliance is pleased to announce that Quebec-based theatrical company Cirque du Soleil has renewed their commitment as a platinum-level sponsor of the ESA. The world’s largest producer of theatrical events, Cirque du Soleil has sponsored the Event Safety Alliance since early 2014, and has been a vocal advocate for increased safety planning and training opportunities throughout the global events industry.

“We’re grateful for Cirque du Soleil’s continued belief in the ESA’s mission and their tireless support for improving safety awareness throughout the industry,” stated ESA Chairman of the Board Jim Digby. “Cirque’s commitment to safety within their organization serves as a model for others looking to improve their own culture, particularly those involved with high-risk productions. Their contribution to the ESA underscores their determination to raise the standard of safety across the industry, and we’re excited to continue working together to achieve that goal.”

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About Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil is primarily a creative content provider for a wide variety of unique projects. In addition to shows, the company, which has its International Headquarters in Montréal, extends its creative talent to other spheres of activity. While maintaining stringent standards of artistic quality and originality, Cirque du Soleil brings to innovative projects the same energy and spirit that characterize each of its shows.

Cirque du Soleil is a Québec-based organization providing high-quality artistic entertainment. Since its beginnings in 1984, over 160 million spectators in 400 cities and 60 countries have been thrilled by Cirque du Soleil. In 2015, 18 shows will simultaneously be presented around the world. Cirque du Soleil has been the recipient of many prestigious awards, including the Emmy, Drama Desk, Bambi, ACE, Gémeaux, Félix and Rose d’Or de Montreux. For more information visit

About Event Safety Alliance

Event Safety Alliance (ESA) is a 501(c)(6) non-profit trade organization dedicated to promoting and supporting “life safety first” during all phases of live event production. Through the dissemination of preparedness information, the development of planning & training resources, and the creation of software safety resources, the Event Safety Alliance strives to eliminate knowledge and awareness barriers that often contribute to unsafe conditions and behaviors. For additional information,

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