Cirque du Soleil to Bring First Ever On Ice Production to Raleigh
Cirque du Soleil is coming to the PNC Arena 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 34-year history. This unique production pushes boundaries of performance by combining stunning skating and acrobatic feats that defy the imagination. CRYSTAL will perform in Raleigh from Wednesday, August 15 through Sunday, August 19 for 7 shows only.
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 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, March 12 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. Tickets will be available to the public for Raleigh performances of CRYSTAL starting March 23 at 10 am.
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 prowess.
Show Schedule – Wednesday, August 15 through Sunday, August 19, 2018
Wednesday, August 15 at 7:30 PM
Thursday, August 16 at 7:30 PM
Friday, August 17 at 7:30 PM
Saturday, August 18 at 4:00 PM and 7:30 PM
Sunday, August 19 at 1:30 PM and 5:00 PM
More about CRYSTAL – A Breakthrough Ice Experience
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. CRYSTAL invites you to suspend reality and glide into a world that springs to colorful life with astounding visual projections and a soundtrack that seamlessly blends popular music with the signature sound of Cirque du Soleil.