Cirque Eloize Extends 'iD' at the Teatro at Montecasino Through Sept 14

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Cirque Eloize Extends 'iD' at the Teatro at Montecasino Through Sept 14

For 20 years now, Cirque Éloize has been taking the public and critics by storm in more than 440 cities around the world. Cirque Éloize's dazzling and energetic show entitled "iD" comes to South Africa for the very first time at the Teatro at Montecasino opening on Tuesday, 19 August. Showtime Management, SA promoters of this unique visual spectacular that combines contemporary circus arts and urban dance announced the show is extending by a week to accommodate public demand. "iD" must close on 14 September. With a limited season of only four weeks, patrons are encouraged to book now to avoid disappointment.

This astonishing modern circus transports audiences to a vibrant urban streetscape. The stage comes alive with the boundless energy of acrobats, break dancers, and contortionists, who perform against a kaleidoscope of eye-popping video projections, building to a stunning finale on a one-of-a-kind video trampowall. Everyone will love this mind-blowing fusion of new theatrical circus arts and urban dance! It's like no other show ever seen before in South Africa. You don't want to miss it!

Based on the multidisciplinary talents of its artists, Cirque Éloize expresses its innovative nature through theatricality and humanity, and combines circus arts with music, dance and theatre in a path-breaking and original manner. With iD, Cirque Éloize presents a show positively crackling with daring and modernity. Cirque Éloize's iD is a blend of circus arts and urban dance: b-boying/b-girling, breakdance, hip-hop and more. The scene is set in the heart of a city, in a public space where people seek refuge and a chance to shed their anonymity; a place where identity is forged and individuality is expressed to a stimulating soundtrack created by composers Jean-Phi Goncalves (Beast) and Alex McMahon.

The mesmerizing integration of multimedia gives this show a unique feel. Fourteen performers from twelve disciplines help create iD's entertaining and resolutely urban universe, in keeping with Cirque Éloize's tradition of using multidisciplinary performers from around the world.

It's time for a dance fuelled adrenaline rush. Get ready to be blown away by the pulsating and captivating performances that make Cirque Éloize iD the not to be missed family entertainment happening of the year. Hurry, book now at Computicket. Special family packages available via Computicket. For Montecasino Group Hospitality and Show and Stay Packages, dial telephone 011 367 4250.

For further show information visit www.montecasino.co.za or www.showtime.co.za.

VENUE: Teatro at Montecasino

DATE: From 19 August until 14 September 2014

SHOW TIMES:

No Monday shows

Tuesday to Saturday @ 20h00

Saturday @ 15h00

Sunday 14h00 and 18h00[GP1]

TICKET PRICES: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday @ 20h00 & Sunday @ 18h00: R120, R 150, R 250, R 350

Friday @ 20h00, Saturday @ 15h00 and 20h00 and Sunday @ 14h00: R150, R200, R300, R 400

FAMILY PACKAGES:

Family Package (4 to 6): R300.00 per ticket

Valid Tue - Thu at 20h00 & Sun at 18h00 - Top Price Only

Only available at Computicket stores or the call centre on 083 915 8000

STUDENTS DISCOUNT - 50% Discount on top price only - subject to availability.

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8pm performances ONLY. Available after 2pm on the day of the performance. Part-time and full-time students, including visiting international students. Student must be present with their student card. One show ticket only per valid card that must have a recognisable original photograph. Only available at the Teatro/Montecasino Box Office.

BOOKINGS:

Computicket by calling 0861 915 8000 / 011 340 8000, visit www.computicket.com or visit your nearest Computicket service centre.

ABOUT CIRQUE ÉLOIZE (Canada) Since the founding of the company in 1993, Cirque Éloize has been expressing its innovative nature through theatricality and humanity. By combining circus arts with theater, dance and music in an original manner it has positioned itself at the heart of the renewal of circus arts. With ten original productions to its credit, Cirque Éloize has presented more than 4,000 performances in 440 cities, in some 40 countries around the world. The company has also been presented in international festivals around the world and has won numerous awards including 10 medals and prizes at the Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain in Paris. In addition to its touring shows, Cirque Éloize develops custom made concepts for international special events. To date, more than such 1,300 events have taken place. Cirque Éloize currently has two shows on tour: iD and CIRKOPOLIS. For more information about the company, visit cirque-eloize.com.

ABOUT SHOWTIME MANAGEMENT (SA) Originally founded by Hazel Feldman and now with her son and partner, Tony - Showtime Management has set the benchmark for the presentation of quality, international-standard shows and events, many of which have been presented throughout Asia, Europe and Las Vegas. Concert productions include: The Rolling Stones; Frank Sinatra; Elton John; Rod Stewart; Pavarotti; Seal; Diana Ross; Liza Minnelli; The 3 Tenors; Black Eyed Peas; Deadmau5; 50 Cent; George Benson; Swedish House Mafia, the FIFA 2010 Kick-off Concert with John Legend; Shakira and a host of international and local artistes; Tap Dogs; Hardwell; the Electric 2014 NYE Ball featuring the legendary Carl Cox and this year's line-up features Eminem's Rapture SA Tour, Ultra, Disney on Ice and Cirque Eloize. Musical Theatre productions include FAME; CHICAGO; WE WILL ROCK YOU, BEAUTY & THE BEAST; HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL; RENT; MAMMA MIA!; DREAMGIRLS; MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL; BEAUTIFUL CREATURES; DIRTY DANCING and JERSEY BOYS.

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