April 8, 20182018-04-08 19:30:00 2018-04-08 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Cirque du Soleil’s CRYSTAL- A Breakthrough Ice Experience! A Breakthrough Ice Experience! Cirque du Soleil’s First Ever On Ice Production CRYSTAL` opens in Penticto South Okanagan Events Centre [email protected]
A Breakthrough Ice Experience! Cirque du Soleil’s First Ever On Ice Production
CRYSTAL` opens in Penticton on April 18, 2018 at the SOUTH OKANAGAN EVENTS CENTRE
EXCLUSIVE PRE-SALE STARTS MONDAY FOR CIRQUE CLUB MEMBERS
PUBLIC TICKETS AVAILABLE STARTING ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2017
Penticton, British Columbia, Nov. 6, 2017 – Cirque du Soleil is coming to Penticton with a brand-new arena creation. Cirque du Soleil’s CRYSTAL, explores the artistic limits of ice for the first time in the company’s 33-year history. This unique production pushes boundaries of performance by combining stunning skating and acrobatic feats that defy the imagination. CRYSTAL will perform at the South Okanagan Events Centre for 8 performances only, from Wednesday, April 18 to Sunday, April 22, 2018.
In CRYSTAL, gymnasts and skaters perform acrobatics on the ice and in the air, seamlessly combining multiple disciplines for a world class audience experience. Synchronized skating, freestyles figures, and extreme skating are featured alongside traditional circus disciplines such as swinging trapeze, aerial traps and hand to hand. The result is an adrenaline-packed show for the whole family that pushes the boundaries and surpasses all expectations!
Tickets for CRYSTAL are available online exclusively to Cirque Club members starting Monday, November 6 at 10 am. Cirque Club membership is free and benefits includes access to advance tickets, special offers and exclusive behind-the-scenes information. To join, visit www.cirqueclub.com. Public tickets for Penticton performances of CRYSTAL will be available starting November 10 at www.cirquedusoleil.com/crystal.
Watch world-class ice skaters and acrobats explore their new frozen playground with speed and fluidity as they challenge the laws of gravity with never-before-seen acrobatics. Cirque du Soleil’s CRYSTAL fuses circus arts and the world of ice skating in a stunning new production that will take the audience on a journey into a surreal world where figure skating blends with acrobatics and aerial prowesses.
Show Schedule – April 18 to 22, 2018
Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 pm
Thursday, April 19 at 7:30 pm
Friday, April 20 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, April 21 at 4:00 & 7:30 pm
Sunday, April 22 at 1:30 and 5:00 pm
Follow CRYSTAL, the lead character, on an exhilarating tale of self-discovery as she dives into a world of her own imagination. Feel the adrenaline as she soars through this surreal world at high speed to become what she was always destined to be: confident, liberated, and empowered.
For more information, visit www.cirquedusoleil.com/crystal
To watch a preview video of CRYSTAL, visit YOUTUBE
Follow #CRYSTAL and #cirquedusoleil on social media: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Youtube
CRYSTAL PR Materials available for download
Press Kit Document (act descriptions, Creator biographies): https://we.tl/QVVDKIqrlQ
Final – MP4 (web) Crystal B-Roll: https://app.frame.io/f/rlUkshY8
Final – PRO RES (TV) Crystal B-Roll: https://app.frame.io/f/L2q3dEzR
CRYSTAL Official Photos: Photos
Photo credit: Matt Beard / Costumes: Marie-Chantale Vaillancourt / 2017 Cirque du Soleil
Cirque du Soleil wishes to thank Forsythe Technology, official sponsor of Cirque du Soleil.
CRYSTAL is Cirque du Soleil’s 42nd original production since 1984. The company has brought wonder and delight to more than 180 million spectators in more than 450 cities on six continents. Cirque du Soleil has over 4,000 employees, including 1,300 performing artists from 50 different countries.
For more information about Cirque du Soleil, visit www.cirquedusoleil.com.
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