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New Big Top show LUZIA will be the longest running Cirque du Soleil show in Toronto as final extension is announced!

Posted on May 30, 2016 at 11:30 am

Cirque Luzia
New Big Top show LUZIA will be the longest running Cirque du Soleil show in Toronto as final extension is announced!

Tickets on sale starting June 10

Toronto, May 30, 2016 – Cirque du Soleil is thrilled to announce additional performances in Toronto for LUZIA between October 4 and 16, with this final extension solidifying it as the longest running Cirque du Soleil show in Toronto. LUZIA premieres July 28 and runs for over 11 weeks. Tickets for performances between October 4 and 16 will go on sale on Friday, June 10th at www.cirquedusoleil.com/luzia. Cirque Club members have advance access to tickets as of Monday, May 30th. LUZIA will be presented under the Big Top at Port Lands in Toronto as of July 28.

The show
A waking dream of Mexico, the name LUZIA fuses the sound of “luz” (light in Spanish) and “lluvia” (rain), two elements at the core of the show’s creation. LUZIA is a show inspired by the richness of the Mexican culture.

The creative team
LUZIA’s creative team comprises 16 creators under the artistic guidance of Guy Laliberté (Guide) and Jean-François Bouchard (Creative Guide):
Daniele Finzi Pasca                   Conception and Director
Brigitte Poupart                         Associate Director
Patricia Ruel                               Director of Creation
Julie Hamelin Finzi                    Playwright
Eugenio Caballero                     Set and Props Designer
Giovanna Buzzi                          Costume Designer
Simon Carpentier                      Composer and Musical Director
Edesia Moreno Barata              Acrobatic Choreographer
Debra Brown Acrobatic            Choreographer
Sylvia Gertrúdix González       Acrobatic Choreographer
Max Humphries                         Puppet Designer
Martin Labrecque                      Lighting Designer
Johnny Ranger                           Projection Designer
Jacques Boucher                        Sound Designer
Philippe Aubertin                      Acrobatic Performance Designer
Danny Zen                                  Acrobatic Equipment and Rigging Designer
Maryse Gosselin                        Makeup Designer

CREATORS BIOS:
Creators biographies are available online in our pressroom :
http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/press/kits/shows/luzia/creators.aspx

Sponsors and Partners
DHL and Activeon are the official sponsors of LUZIA.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/LUZIAbyCirqueduSoleil
Twitter: @Cirque #LUZIA

Cirque du Soleil
LUZIA is Cirque du Soleil’s 38th original production since 1984, and its 17th show presented under the Big Top. The company has brought wonder and delight to more than 160 million spectators in more than 400 cities on six continents. Cirque du Soleil has close to 4,000 employees, including 1,300 performing artists from close to 50 different countries.

For more information about Cirque du Soleil, visit www.cirquedusoleil.com.
To find out more about the ONE DROP Foundation, visit www.onedrop.org.

Media contact:

Toronto
Vanessa Andres
Holmes PR
416-628-5612
vandres@holmespr.com