FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 12, 2016

MEDIA ALERT *** MEDIA ALERT *** MEDIA ALERT

GRAMMY NOMINATED SINGER SONGWRITER LEONA LEWIS JOINS THE CAST OF THE FOURTH ANNUAL ONE NIGHT FOR ONE DROP Media invited to her first rehearsal at the Zarkana Theater at the ARIA Resort & Hotel, Jan. 15

Rehearsal begins at 11 a.m. All interview and photo requests must be submitted and approved in advance.

WHAT: Grammy nominated singer songwriter Leona Lewis will make her honorary debut in the fourth annual One Night for ONE DROP imagined by Cirque du Soleil®. Known for her many chart-topping hits including number one song “Bleeding Love,” the platinum selling recording artist will share a first look at her forthcoming performance as she prepares to dazzle audiences alongside the world’s greatest acrobatic performers. The exclusive rehearsal will reveal some preliminary stages of the show including a song performed by Lewis, sound checks and more. Approved photo and interview opportunities will be available during and after the rehearsal.

Presented by MGM Resorts International, One Night for ONE DROP is an annual celebration to raise funds and awareness for critical water issues worldwide.

WHO: Leona Lewis, Grammy nominated singer songwriter Jerry Nadal, Senior Vice President, Resident Show Division, Cirque du Soleil Hassan El Hajjami, Artistic Director for fourth annual One Night for ONE DROP One Night for ONE DROP 2016 artists

WHEN: Friday, Jan. 15 10:30 a.m. – Media check-in 11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Rehearsal
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Interviews

*Photo opportunities will be available from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

WHERE: Zarkana Theater at ARIA Resort & Hotel 3730 Las Vegas Blvd South Las Vegas, NV 89158

MEDIA: All interested media must RSVP by Thursday, Jan. 14 at 5 p.m. to Olivia Steinberg at osteinberg@kirvindoak.com. All interview and photo requests must be submitted and approved in advance.

About ONE DROP™ ONE DROP™ is an international non-profit organization created by Cirque du Soleil® founder Guy Laliberté. At the core of our mission is water as a transformative force to improve living conditions, as well as give communities the ability to care for themselves and their family. We believe in the combined power of safe water for consumption and production while inspiring behavioral change towards water and proper hygiene practices by creating a lasting understanding through social arts. To do this, ONE DROP has developed the unique A∙B∙C for Sustainability™ intervention approach, a winning combination of strategic and operational initiatives designed to address access to safe water. To learn more about ONE DROP, visit www.ONEDROP.org.

About Cirque du Soleil® Cirque du Soleil® is a Québec-based organization providing high-quality artistic entertainment. Since its beginnings in 1984, over 160 million spectators in 400 cities and 60 countries have been thrilled by Cirque du Soleil. In 2015, 18 shows will simultaneously be presented around the world. Cirque du Soleil has been the recipient of many prestigious awards, including the Emmy, Drama Desk, Bambi, ACE, Gémeaux, Félix and Rose d'Or de Montreux.

In Las Vegas, Cirque du Soleil has eight permanent resident shows. These productions include Mystère at Treasure Island, “O” at Bellagio Resort & Casino, Zumanity at New York-New York Hotel & Casino, KÀ at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, The Beatles™ LOVE™ at The Mirage Hotel & Casino, CRISS ANGEL Believe at Luxor Hotel & Casino, Zarkana at ARIA Resort & Casino and Michael Jackson ONE at Mandalay Bay.

For more information, visit the Cirque du Soleil website at https://www.cirquedusoleil.com/las-vegas. Like us on Facebook or Tweet us: @Cirque.

Press Contacts Olivia Steinberg / Dayna Calkins Kirvin Doak Communications 702-737-3100 osteinberg@kirvindoak.com / dcalkins@kirvindoak.com

Pien Koopman ONE DROP 702-352-0101 Pien.koopman@cirquedusoleil.com