CRYSTAL - A Breakthrough Ice Experience

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CRYSTAL - A Breakthrough Ice Experience

If you've heard QUARTZ whispered throughout the fandom... this is it ;)

Cirque du Soleil carves electrifying moments, breathtaking artistry and its unique creativity into ice in a fresh innovative spectacular: Cirque du Soleil Crystal. World-class ice skating, surreal aesthetics and artistic prowess fuse together. So let reality slip away as Cirque du Soleil Crystal glides above a most unusual reflection.

A young woman shatters through reality to reach the surreal world of possibility. Beyond the surface, she pursues the life that has been glistening beneath. Sometimes, we must first leave solid ground to find our true footing.

Discover Cirque du Soleil Crystal – A breakthrough ice experience.

And at the moment there are a few cities listed on its tour...

Lafayette, LA -- Oct 5, 2017 to Oct 8, 2017
San Antonio, TX -- Oct 13, 2017 to Oct 15, 2017
Pensacola, FL -- Oct 19, 2017 to Oct 22, 2017
North Little Rock, AR -- Oct 26, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017
Worchester, MA -- Dec 7, 2017 to Dec 10, 2017
St. Charles, MO -- TBA

TEASER VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/embed/EMsgKf20XsM

WEBSITE: https://www.cirquedusoleil.com/crystal

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Not too keen on the name, CRYSTAL is just kind of bland. But, as always, I look forward to seeing the show design. An ice show has lots of potential and I hope they don't waste it. Too bad Penscacola is six hours from me ;) 

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Agreed. I kind of warmed up to QUARTZ. Crystal is just a bit too generic.

Although I'm not sure what it's final form will be. I was told that this is a concept that's been at Cirque for a long time. It was the impetus for the creation of Wintuk.

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I've always thought an ice show for Cirque had a lot of potential. Its surprising how many acrobatics you can do on ice. Story for hte show sounds like every generic cirque show story ever made but hopefully they don't focus on it too much.

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i hope this goes in a Black Swan direction and not another Wintuk. 

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Felt like this should be added here, or rather updated for those of you who are not/no longer part of the HCF facebook group.

Back to the Crystal/Quartz name issue. According to the following article, the name is indeed Quartz. (Just to add to the confusion)

 

http://www.desertsun.com/story/desert-outlook/2017/06/07/cirque-du-soleil-touring-art-director-fabrice-lemire-palm-springs/379211001/

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The working name of this show was Quartz, yes. Unless marketing jumped the gun - it's officially Crystal, regardless.

The interview itself is rather strange, but it was interestig to hear about Fabrice's role in Quartz/Crystal

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Yeah, what Richasi said.

The interview was done in the spring, possibly before the official name "Crystal" was announced, so interviewee was just using its working title during the interview.

Cirque Shows Seen: Alegria, Amaluna, Kooza, Kurios (2), Luzia, Michael Jackson: Immortal, Quidam, Varekai