PHOTO: Khloe Kardashian finds herself in trouble once again after posting this pic on Instagram!

This touching new ad of a man and his dog with an unexpected twist will have you in tears by the end

Cirque du Soleil cutting 400 jobs

2013-01-17 08:10
 
Cirque du soleil

Montreal - The world-renowned Cirque du Soleil circus troupe is laying off 400 people - most of them at its Montreal headquarters.

A company spokesperson announced the layoffs on Wednesday after Cirque executives met with employees in Montreal.

Increased production costs and expenses are being blamed for the layoffs, which will begin by the end of the month.

The Cirque employs about 5 000 people worldwide, including 2 000 in Montreal.

It still has 19 productions being presented worldwide and is currently working on a new show that will open in May in Las Vegas.

Another touring production that will open in the spring of 2014 in Montreal is also in the works.

But four shows besides the 19 that are still on stage have closed recently.

Read more on:    cirque du soleil  |  canada  |  circus
NEXT ON CHANNEL24X

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

The Princess of Cambridge has officially been named just two days after her birth. Read More »

The Duchess of Cambridge and her daughter have returned home from the hospital. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.