TORUK – The First Flight and Cirque du Soleil

WHAT: TORUK – The First Flight and Cirque du Soleil
TICKETS ON SALE: Friday September 9, 2016 at 10 AM
WHEN: December 22 – 26, 2016

SCHEDULE:
Thursday December 22, 2016 @ 7:30PM GET TICKETS
Friday December 23, 2016 @ 3:30PM GET TICKETS & 7:30PM GET TICKETS
Saturday December 24, 2016 @ 1:00PM GET TICKETS & 5:00PM GET TICKETS
Sunday December 25, 2016 @ 4:00PM GET TICKETS
Monday December 26, 2016 @ 1:00PM GET TICKETS & 5:00PM GET TICKETS

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The new Cirque du Soleil touring show
inspired by James Cameron’s AVATAR

TORUK — THE FIRST FLIGHT

written and directed by Michel Lemieux and Victor Pilon

Will be presented at Rogers Place in Edmonton, December 22 – 26

Tickets on pre-sale to Cirque Club members beginning today!
Public on-sale starting September 9

The new Cirque du Soleil touring show inspired by James Cameron’s record-breaking movie AVATAR, TORUK – The First Flight, will be presented at Rogers Place from December 22-26, as part of a global tour in arenas around the world.

The show:
Inspired by James Cameron’s AVATAR, TORUK – The First Flight transports you to the world of Pandora in a visually stunning live setting. Experience a storytelling odyssey through a new world of imagination, discovery, and possibility.

Through a riveting fusion of cutting-edge visuals, puppetry and stagecraft buoyed by a soaring cinematic score, Cirque du Soleil applies its unique signature style to James Cameron’s imaginary world and “makes the bond” between two kindred artistic visions that capture the imagination.

This live immersive experience also bears the distinct signature of directors and multimedia innovators Michel Lemieux and Victor Pilon. It is a living ode to the Na’vi’s symbiotic coexistence with nature and their belief in the basic interconnectedness of all living things.

Narrated by a “Na’vi Storyteller” and populated by unforgettable characters, TORUK – The First Flight is a mythical tale set thousands of years before the events depicted in the film AVATAR, and before any humans ever set foot on Pandora.

When a natural catastrophe threatens to destroy the sacred Tree of Souls, Ralu and Entu, two Omaticaya boys on the brink of adulthood, fearlessly decide to take matters into their own hands. Upon learning that Toruk can help them save the Tree of Souls, they set out, together with their newfound
friend Tsyal, on a quest high up in the Floating Mountains to find the mighty red and orange predator that rules the Pandoran sky. Prophecy is fulfilled when a pure soul rises among the clans to ride Toruk for the first time and save the Na’vi from a terrible fate.

 

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