Unique circus performance set to amaze with debut show
By A Staff Reporter
April 02, 2014
DUBAI: THE IMAGINEER, a unique cirque performance is set to charm Dubai with its debut performance in the city. This unique visual treat promises to combine the spectacular acrobatics of cirque with the viewing pleasure of the IMAX experience from April 17-19.
THE IMAGINEER, is a high energy circus show set in the surreal fantasy world of the lead character’s imagination. This 70-minute performance weaves the story together around fantasy characters and amazing circus acts that will have the audience immersed in a theatrical masterpiece.
The debut performance, featuring cast from the Las Vegas circuit, will showcase stunning acrobatic performances by world-class talent.
The lead character will be played by renowned Dutch model, actor, dancer and acrobat Halili Gashi.
THE IMAGINEER, which deals with the human mind’s limitless potential for creativity, will premiere in Dubai on April 17, at 8 pm, at the Meydan IMAX Theatre.
Subsequently there will be two shows daily on April 18-19 at 5 pm and 8 pm.
On bringing this incredible performance to Dubai, managing director Alexandra Shmidt from Aqua Universe Events said, “The audience will be amazed by the grandeur of the performance, thanks to the directorial vision of Le Petit Cirque that has pushed the boundary by combining the brilliance of circus acrobatics and the visual experience of IMAX. We are excited to have Dubai as the first city in the world to experience THE IMAGINEER and look forward to putting up a memorable show.”
Tickets are priced at Dhs150, Dhs250 and Dhs400 for Silver, Gold and VIP respectively and available at Platinumlist.net and Time Out Tickets.
Le Petit Cirque, which literally means the little circus, is an experimental Vegas-based acrobat and theatre ensemble.
The group has a unique take on the age-old performance, in that it combines raw acrobatic elegance, mixed with modern technology to deliver stunning performances that immerse the audience in a dreamscape reality.
The group is a co-collaboration of acrobats, dancers, choreographers and contortionists from world-class talent.
The debut performance in Dubai will be led by Halil Gashi and his troupe of highly trained acrobatic performers.