CRYSTAL by Cirque

Best Of New York. Aug 9th 22

Cirque Du Soleil redefines the aesthetic potential of ice while pushing the limits of performance. Watch as elite skaters and acrobats seize their frozen playground with grace and speed while doing daring feats that defy the laws of physics in an unparalleled performance.

This show, which is appropriate for all ages, should not be missed. We are delighted to have the chance to once more highlight Cirque du Soleil's beauty after a nearly sold-out performance.

The Creation of Cirque du Soleil

Baie-Saint-Paul, a little Canadian hamlet close to Québec City, is where it all began. A group of colorful folks used to wander the streets there in the early 1980s while juggling, dancing, breathing fire, and performing music while on stilts.

They were members of the street theater troupe Gilles Ste-Croix created, Les Échassiers de Baie-Saint-Paul (the Baie-Saint-Paul Stiltwalkers). The youthful artists, including Guy Laliberté, who formed Cirque du Soleil, had already captured the attention and admiration of the locals.

The group later established Le Club des talons hauts (the High Heels Club) and, in 1982, La Fête foraine de Baie-Saint-Paul, a cultural gathering where street performers from across the world gathered to share ideas and brighten up the town's streets for a few days.

In 1983 and 1984, La Fête foraine was performed again. Due to the attention Le Club des talons hauts received, Guy Laliberté, Gilles Ste-Croix, and their friends started to harbor the irrational idea of starting a Québec circus and touring the globe with the group.

For the 450th anniversary of Jacques Cartier's discovery of Canada in 1984, Québec City required a show that would spread the celebrations throughout the province. Guy Laliberté persuaded the organizers to accept his plan for the Cirque du Soleil (Circus of the Sun) performance. Since then, Cirque du Soleil has kept performing!

What is CIRQUE DU SOLEIL CRYSTAL?

Cirque du Soleil meets the ice in a performance that defies all stereotypes. Watch elite ice skaters and acrobats take control of their brand-new frozen playground with grace and agility as they defy the laws of physics with previously unheard acrobatics.

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL CRYSTAL pushes the aesthetic boundaries of ice. This innovative production pushes the limits of performance by fusing breathtaking skating with mind-blowing acrobatics.

Gymnasts and skaters perform acrobatics on the ice and in the air in CIRQUE DU SOLEIL CRYSTAL, effortlessly fusing many disciplines for a top-notch audience experience.

Alongside more classic circus disciplines like the swinging trapeze, aerial traps, and hand-to-hand combat, synchronized skating, freestyle skating figures, and extreme skating are featured.

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL CRYSTAL, our outcast protagonist, leads you on a thrilling journey of self-discovery as she plunges into a world of her own creation in this Shana Carroll and Sebastien Soldevila-directed film.

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Feel the rush of adrenaline as she soars through this fantastical universe to become the self-assured, inquisitive, and imaginative person she was always meant to be.

Cirque du Soleil Crystal enables you to put reality on hold and float into a vibrantly animated world with stunning visual effects and a soundtrack that expertly combines popular music with the Cirque du Soleil sound.

A Breakthrough Ice Experience

There is more to CIRQUE DU SOLEIL CRYSTAL than just an ice show. For the first time in the history of the company, CIRQUE DU SOLEIL CRYSTAL pushes the aesthetic boundaries of ice. This innovative production pushes the limits of performance by fusing breathtaking skating with mind-blowing acrobatics.

Watch as elite ice skaters and acrobats dominate their new frozen stage with agility and speed as they defy gravity with risk-taking feats. As Cirque du Soleil meets the ice, a new style of performance is created.

Follow the main character of the show, CIRQUE DU SOLEIL CRYSTAL, on her quest for empowerment. Enter her imaginatively-fueled fantasy world, where limitless creativity turns the ordinary into the exceptional.

Tips for Seeing Crystal

  • The arena may be chilly because it's an ice show. Bring a small blanket or a jacket if you need to stay warm.
  • Check out the entertaining items without a doubt. As unique as their performances, Cirque du Soleil's merchandise is also.
  • Keep an eye on everything that is going on; you don't want to miss anything!

Families won't want to miss Cirque du Soleil's CRYSTAL, a spectacular new show fusing circus skills with the realm of ice skating. Guests will be transported into a strange universe mixing the elegance of figure skating with the beautiful athleticism of acrobatics and aerial expertise!
 

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