Wondering about the performance? Read my Cirque du Soleil AXEL Review.
a New Experience Fusing World-Class Ice Skating with Breathtaking Acrobatics
Cirque du Soleil is proud to announce its return on ice with a new creation that will spin you into the vibrant world of Cirque du Soleil AXEL. This unique experience will showcase world-class acrobatic skating performances set in fantastical universes combining full-spectrum visual effects and awesome live music that seamlessly integrates popular songs with new original scores. Cirque du Soleil AXEL will be presented at the Berglund Center for 6 performances only, starting November 14, 2019.
“The success of our first creation on ice has reinforced our ambition to further explore the extensive creative possibilities of a frozen playground,” says Daniel Fortin, Vice President Creation. “With Cirque du Soleil AXEL, we will offer a truly electrifying experience to all audiences, pushing the boundaries of creativity with the unique approach that has forged the reputation of Cirque du Soleil.”
Embark on the journey of Axel, a young man and his dynamic group of friends, whose passion for live music and graphic arts come to life in an exhilarating adventure that reminds us all that our dreams are within reach. Discover this young artist as he falls for the fascinating Lei in a high-speed chase for love and self-realization.
Get lifted by the electrifying experience of Cirque du Soleil AXEL, with stunning performances blending ice-skating, acrobatics and live music that will leave all audiences astounded!
On Friday, November 15, 2019, my 10-year-old daughter and I will attend Cirque du Soleil AXEL’s performance in Roanoke.
We were provided with free tickets to the performance. I am not required to post a positive review. All opinions are my own.
After we attend the show, I’ll update this post with the answers to these questions:
How long is Cirque du Soleil AXEL?
Most Cirque du Soleil shows are a two-hour and a half performance, including a 20-minute intermission.
Who is Axel?
“The show tells the story of Axel, a young man whose passion for live music and graphic arts come to life in an exhilarating adventure that reminds us all that our dreams are within reach. Discover this young artist as he falls for the fascinating Lei in a high-speed chase for love and self-realization.” (Source)
What can I expect from this Cirque du Soliel show?
- ice skating acrobatics
- world-class exhilarating adventure
- Las Vegas quality live music
- music and graphic arts
- In Cirque du Soleil AXEL, the music is at the core of the story as it serves a narrative thread through hit songs and an original score, carefully curated and composed to appeal to different generations and to enhance the emotions expressed.
Merchandise – Many exciting merchandise items ranging from, but not limited to, souvenir programs, apparel, accessories and home goods are available for purchase. (Here are 15 Ways to Save Money at Live Events.)
Sensory-friendly? – The show contains flashing lights which may cause difficulties for peoples with photosensitive epilepsy.
Mobile phones must be turned off during the show.
For the safety of our artists and the comfort of our guests, flash photography, video recording and live video are not permitted during the show.
Check out this cool video of #AXELCirque artist, Alex Woo, turn into his character. It’s fascinating!
Spectacular skating, breathtaking acrobatics, live music and stunning graphics – It’s waiting for you in an all new ice spectacle: Cirque du Soleil AXEL.
Join Axel and his adrenaline-fueled crew on an exhilarating adventure as his passion for music and graphic arts takes you on an electrifying journey.
See sparks fly as Axel falls for the captivating Lei. Together they jet off on a fast-moving quest through fantastic and colorful worlds to retrieve the stolen light from the mystical Vi. Will Axel find his voice and fulfill his destiny?
Get ready for amazing music, stunning projections, and mind-blowing acrobatic skating performances in Cirque du Soleil AXEL.
About Cirque du Soleil
Originally composed of 20 street performers in 1984, Cirque du Soleil completely reinvented circus arts and went on to become a world leader in artistic entertainment. Established in Montreal, the Canadian organization has brought wonder and delight to over 180 million spectators with 42 productions that have taken place in close to 450 cities in 60 countries. Cirque du Soleil currently has over 4,000 employees, including 1,300 artists, from nearly 50 countries. In 2017 alone, 19 shows are being presented simultaneously throughout the world.
For more information about Cirque du Soleil, please go to www.cirquedusoleil.com