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Cirque du Soleil extends San Francisco engagement of VOLTA

DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND,
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL EXTENDS THE SAN FRANCISCO ENGAGEMENT OF ITS NEWEST BIG TOP PRODUCTION,
VOLTA

Performances under the Big Top at AT&T Park in San Francisco now scheduled from Thursday, November 15, 2018
through Sunday, February 3, 2019

Performances under the Big Top at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds in San Jose scheduled from
Wednesday, February 13 through Sunday, March 10, 2019

Tickets available exclusively to Cirque Club members today;
General public on-sale begins Friday, October 19

SAN FRANCISCO (October 15, 2018)—Due to popular demand, Cirque du Soleilannounced the extension of the San Francisco engagement of its newest Big Top production, VOLTA. Performances are now scheduled under the Big Top at AT&T Park in San Francisco from Thursday, November 15, 2018 through Sunday, February 3, 2019. Performances at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds in San Jose are scheduled from Wednesday, February 13, 2019 through Sunday, March 10, 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 a complimentary membership. Cirque Club members receive advance access to the best seats under the Big Top at the best price.

Tickets (starting at $54) for the general public will be available for purchase on Friday, October 19 by visiting cirquedusoleil.com/volta or calling 1-877-9CIRQUE (1-877-924-7783). Discover the 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!

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, composted by Anthony Gonzalez from the international electronic group M83, 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 judgement of others.

The creative team
VOLTA’s creative team is comprised of 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 Media Access Library:
Official Video B-Roll: https://bit.ly/2IDrxWk
Show Photo Selects: https://bit.ly/2wF5SrX
Costumes: Zaldy / © 2017 Cirque du Soleil Inc.

Partners:
VOLTA gratefully acknowledges its Official Partners, Hennessy Black, Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte, and Sirius.

Social Media:
Facebook.com/VOLTA
Twitter: @Cirque #VOLTA
Instagram: cirquedusoleil #VOLTA

Get a sneak peek of VOLTA here: https://cirk.me/VOLTA_Promo_30sec

Cirque du Soleil
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.

Rommellyn

Founder / Editor & Chief

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