Cirque du Soleil brings VOLTA to Atlanta October 10th – December 8th

Cirque du Soleil returns to Atlanta with VOLTA, a captivating voyage of discovery! Inspired in part by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of street sports, VOLTA explores the themes of celebrating differences and unique qualities in a world where technology often isolates people from one another rather than freeing them. Written and directed by Bastien Alexandre, with Jean Guibert as the director of creation, VOLTA weaves acrobatics in a visually striking world driven by a stirring melodic score, composed by Anthony Gonzalez from the international electronic group M83. VOLTA will perform under the Big Top at Atlantic Station in Atlanta October 10, 2019 —December 8, 2019.

Access to the best seats and prices are available for existing Cirque Club members beginning today. Visit cirquedusoleil.com/cirqueclub to sign up for complimentary membership. Cirque Club members receive advance access to the best seats under the Big Top, at the best price.

Tickets

Tickets (starting at $49) for the general public will be available for purchase beginning Thursday, May 2, 2019, by visiting cirquedusoleil.com/volta or calling 1-877-9CIRQUE (1-877-924-7783). Discover our Hennessy Black VIP Experience package which includes a cocktail reception with open bar and hors d’oeuvres inspired by the show, access to the best seats for greater comfort, complimentary parking and more!

The show

Energetic, urban and contemporary, VOLTA is a captivating voyage of discovery that showcases never-before-seen under the Big Top acrobatics in a visually striking world. Driven by a stirring melodic score and inspired in part by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of street sports, VOLTA is a story of transformation. It is about being true to oneself, fulfilling one’s true potential, and recognizing one’s own power to make it possible. Ultimate freedom comes with self-acceptance, and with the liberation of the judgment of others.

The name VOLTA refers to a sudden about-face, a change in emotion or idea often used in poetry. It also speaks to the jolt of energy delivered through the show.

 The creative team

VOLTA’s creative team comprises 15 creators under the artistic guidance of Jean-François Bouchard:

Bastien Alexandre                           Writer and Director

Jean Guibert                                      Director of Creation

Bruce Rodgers                                   Set Designer

Zaldy Goco                                          Costume Designer

Anthony Gonzalez                           Composer and Musical Director

Julie Perron                                        Choreographer

Martin Labrecque                            Lighting Designer

Thibaut Duverneix                           Video Content Designer

Jean-Michel Caron                           Sound Designer

Anne Séguin Poirier                         Props Designer

Rob Bollinger                                     Acrobatic Performance Designer

Philippe Aubertin                             Acrobatic Performance Designer

Jaque Paquin                                     Acrobatic Equipment and Rigging Designer

Eleni Uranis                                       Make up Designer

Manon Beaudoin                              Character’s guide

 

VOLTA is Cirque du Soleil’s 41st original production since 1984, and its 18th show presented under the Big Top. The company has brought wonder and delight to more than 190 million spectators in more than 450 cities on six continents. Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group has close to 4,000 employees, including 1,400 performing artists from close to 60 different countries.

For more information about Cirque du Soleil, visit www.cirquedusoleil.com.

 

Photo credit: 04 Trampo Wall4; Matt Beard Costumes Zaldy.

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