“Cirque Stories,” an exclusive Cirque du Soleil YouTube series which highlights artists’ journeys to the circus. Follow along with us every week as we go behind the scenes and discuss the path to become a Cirque performer. In these first episodes, discover how some of the Cirque du Soleil artists from our Las Vegas shows get there in their own unique #CirqueWay.
Who is Christina Jones? If you know that she is a Olympic Gold Medal winning swimmer then you would only be partially correct. She is also an amazing Cirque du Soleil performer in the show “O” at the Bellagio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas! Discover Christina’s journey from Medal winner to Circus performer with our New Exclusive Series “Cirque Stories”!
Christina currently performs in Cirque du Soleil’s production “O” at the Bellagio on the Las Vegas Strip. She is the Host and Producer for “Cirque Stories,” an exclusive Cirque du Soleil YouTube series which highlights artists’ journeys to the circus. Christina also hosts and contributes as an emcee and panelist at events including SPARK by Cirque du Soleil, and Tommy Hilfiger. Christina graduated Magna Cum Laude from UNLV in 2014. She majored in Journalism and Media Studies, with a concentration on News and Media Studies, and a minor in Communications. Christina is a 2015 World Champion and a 2008 Olympic synchronized swimmer. She and her duet partner, Bill May, brought home the gold from the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russia. Together, they made history when they won the inaugural Technical Mixed Duet event. She was the on-camera Olympic Analyst for KSNV News 3, Las Vegas during their coverage of the 2016 Olympic Games. Her passion for broadcast journalism developed during her years of being a competitive athlete. Christina’s interaction with the media surrounding her athletic career motivated her to transition from an elite athlete into a Journalism and Media Studies graduate. Her ultimate goal is to be involved in sports broadcasting.
Host and Producer: Christina Noelle Jones
Director and Producer: Carlos Lopez
Filmed by: Carlos Lopez and Jacob Mann
Music: Charlie Dennard and Carlos Lopez
Featured Artists: Christina Noelle Jones and Bill May
Special Appearances: Kristina Lum Underwood and Chris Carver
Additional Footage by: Universal Sports Network, Sam Welbourn Films, Pierre Cottin and BK Productions
Makeup: Letty Lopez