Date: Wed, 23rd Mar – Sat, 2nd Apr 2016
Duration: 11 days
Category: Live Entertainment
Arriving for the first time in the UAE, audience can enjoy a different kind of Circus. “Cirque Le Noir” will be in Dubai to present the best circus acts from acrobats, laser shows, and a lot more! This remarkable show is all set to present 20 different acts including the famous “Colombian Wheel of Death”.
Not to be missed, this is a fantastic show! Cirque le Noir is an international theatrical performance and will present spell-binding acts. Cirque le Noir will also be exceptional and unique.
“Most of the performers from this show aren’t simply performers, they come from a lineage of performers, so their parents, their grandparents, their great grandparents all come from this art,” CEO of Tape Events, Tareq Abuissa, told Al Arabiya English.
Performing for the first time in Dubai, Abuissa explains how the show wants to “to bring something unique, something different” and “something that appeals to everyone.” “The performers comprise of award-winning athletes. Guided by impeccable spatial awareness, balance and stamina, each performer contributes to the unreal atmosphere,” he added.
Creative producer Simon Painter mentioned that for the performances only the best acts are chosen. Being the best in the world, the caliber of the quality of the act determines the way the team chooses whether they should be in the show or not.
Cirque le Noir is created up of more than 20 shows, that ranges from spinning metal wheels to acrobatic stunts 30 ft. high. All of these stunts require a lot of mental preparation, as one miss a step or slip, this could end in disaster in front of a crowd.
It is the dare devil acts that keeps it exciting. Anna Stankus is one of the performers at the Cirque explained how all the performers come from a professional sports or circus family background, therefore allowing them to be ready for the role.
The show is guided by impeccable focus, balance and stamina, each performer contributes to the atmosphere as they glide through the air, swinging through a blur of hands and feet. A unique signature aspect of the show is that the audience sit ‘in the round’ and all performances are confined to the custom-built 360 degree stage.
Cirque Le Noir – the dark side of the circus will be making the Middle East stop following sell-out runs in Auckland, Christchurch, Sydney and Singapore. It has also held a residency in Las Vegas.
Get ready for this visually spectacular and breathtaking show featuring ‘spellbinding brilliance’.
Dubai World Trade Centre
Sheikh Zayed Rd
Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
Tel.: +971 4 332 1000
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