Tuesday, February 23, 2010 at 09:19AM
Dodd Vickers

According to Robin Leach,  the dancers in the Criss Angel's Cirque de Soleil show "Believe" were told that their role in the show is being slowly phased out as additional magic & illusions are worked into the show.  In an article in the Las Vegas Sun, he says:

The dancers also were told that in mid-April, some seven major new illusions will be incorporated into the show so that Believe will eventually have 30 magic segments in all with its new look. As a result, the dancers have been told that their run in the show will then slowly come to an end.

Cirque has confirmed my weekend report, and in a statement that the dancers’ contracts will not be renewed after July, added that they hope to place the dancers in the other six resident Cirque shows on the Strip. Felix Rappaport, president of the Luxor, where Believe is a resident show, said a new marketing campaign for Believe is being planned for mid-April to emphasize the changes as Cirque’s traditional fixation process finalizes the makeover.

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