Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group Reviews

Updated 17 Jan 2021

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Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group President and CEO Daniel Lamarre
Daniel Lamarre
129 Ratings
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  • "Upper management makes decision based solely on(in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Ok place and people but very silo’ed"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good opportunities to travel, see great entertainment, good people

    Cons

    Difficulty in innovating product and lack of clear plan from senior managent. Teams are competitive with one another rather than collaborative. Focus is on the creative beginnings of the company which audiences are becoming more bored with

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  2. "As with many opportunities, you make of it what you put into it"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Technical 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group full-time

    Pros

    Great company, easy to excel, lots of training offered.

    Cons

    Very few, the company looked out for their employees better than most companies do.

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  3. COVID-19

    "Wonderful"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Coordinator in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Ambience, Culture, Conditions, Colleagues, Location

    Cons

    COVID, not currently hiring for a long time

  4. "Amazing!"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Athletic Trainer 

    I worked at Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group full-time

    Pros

    Amazing clinical experience! Love the artists. Supportive environment.

    Cons

    Heavy travel but great way to gain new experiences and cultural immersion

  5. "Loved Working Here"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Las Vegas, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Create lasting friendships Got to see some shows for free Great work environment Managers were very kind Got to work independently or in a pair

    Cons

    Had to work at other locations sometimes but it was both a pro and a con

  6. "Good Company to Work for Especially for Traveling"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - FOH Supervisor 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The community at Cirque is incredible

    Cons

    You have to be able to move and be on the road 100% of the time.

  7. "Good company to work for"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Finance 

    I worked at Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group full-time

    Pros

    Challenging, collaborative environment, working towards a common goal

    Cons

    Lots of changes, artistic vs profitability

  8. "Marketing"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Senior Coordinator 

    I worked at Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group full-time

    Pros

    Work environment, culture and shows

    Cons

    Lays off during difficult periods

  9. "Can be a great creative company, but limitations in advancement"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Director of Production in Las Vegas, NV
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group full-time

    Pros

    very creative, great comaraderie, shows are spectacular, individual shows often feel like family

    Cons

    upward movement very limited if not from Montreal, lots of nepotism, business acumen of leadership questionable (though that may change)

  10. "Great company - hoping the rebuild goes well"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Tax Manager in Montreal, QC

    I have been working at Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group full-time

    Pros

    Great working atmosphere - it's the circus!

    Cons

    Company going through financial difficulty

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