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Lessons from Cirque Du Soleil

Last year, Cirque Du Soleil , came for the first time to India. For the uninitiated, Cirque Du Soleil, is the largest theatrical producer in the world and renowned for their shows all over the world especially in Las Vegas. It is a 34 year old organisation and has been a pioneer in terms of live stage show innovations. When they came to India, they especially designed their 43rd show, Bazzar , comprising Indian performers and even a performance based on Indian traditional sport called  Mallakhamba I went to see them with the family and it was revelation watching them. I learnt a lot about running a show and making sure the experience stays with the audience even after they leave the performance. Sharing some thoughts. Teamwork works best with things at stake for team members  : Almost all of their performance were team bound. They were such a marvellous piece of teamwork despite being dangerous, that each one can be taught as case study. What really worked in my op