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Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy

and Broadway Across America have teamed up to offer one lucky dreamer the chance to “

Run away with Cirque Dreams

” and perform in a feature role when the direct from Broadway show performs at The Kentucky Center on March 3.  The creative team from Cirque Dreams will hold a citywide casting call, limited to the first 100 dreamers, on

Saturday, February 7 from 12-4 p.m.

at Jefferson Mall

(4801 Outer Loop, Louisville, KY 40219), and encourage aspiring performers, acrobats, gymnasts, musicians, dancers, and anyone else with a special talent who has ever dreamed of running away with the circus, to audition for their chance to perform with the internationally renowned Cirque Dreams company.  Each participant will have up to 2 minutes to impress the cirque experts with their skills. Performers requiring music should bring their own CD.  The winner of the “

Run Away with Cirque

Dreams

competition will be trained locally or at the Cirque Dreams Fort Lauderdale Dreams Studios by the Cirque Dreams design team for their debut performance in

Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy.

  Additionally, the winner will receive 6 complimentary tickets to their debut performance.

 

Direct from Broadway Show, Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy has been proclaimed, “The grandest circus spectacle east of Vegas” by New York Magazine.  The show, which made its Broadway debut in June 2008, is the first of its kind ever to perform on Broadway.  This groundbreaking theatrical, acrobatic and musical adventure was this past summers must see Broadway entertainment sensation for audiences of all ages. Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy now soars into The Kentucky Center beginning March 3 for 8 performances only. 

Tickets are on sale now.

  

 

Created and directed by Neil Goldberg, Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy is an exotic encounter inspired by nature’s unpredictable creations that are brought to life by an international cast of 25 soaring aerialists, spine-bending contortionists, acrobats, jugglers and musicians.  The astounding feats performed in this action packed Cirque Dream are enhanced with over 150 spectacular costumes and set in a fantastical jungle ignited by striking visual effects.   From the breathtaking aerial ballet of butterflies to the balancing giraffes, gigantic flowers and trees, this world-class explosion of athleticism, theatre and imagination will exhilarate and entertain audiences of all ages.

  

 

Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy

is the latest brainchild of Goldberg’s theatrical imagination and Cirque Productions, creators of international performance and touring sensations

Cirque Ingenieux,

Cirque Dreams Pandemonia

,

Cirque Dreams Coobrila, Cirque Dreams Illumination and Cirque Dreams Holidaze. 

Over one million fans throughout the U.S. have attended a Cirque Dreams show in the last year.

 

“Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy remains true to my original Cirque Dreams Jungle vision which began with the company in 1993 - to blend European artistry with circus and Broadway theatrics in a dramatic fashion that transcends imagination, leaves its narration to the eyes of the beholder, and offers something for everyone” says Goldberg.  

 

The

New York Post

agrees and proclaims Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy “Dazzling…a highly theatrical presentation replete with elaborate scenery and wall-to-wall music”, and for children whose passion is gymnastics or jungle fauna, the

New York Times

says, “Waste no shekels on tickets for

The Lion King

.  This is the show for you.”

 

The

New York Daily News

hails Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy “Colorful, imaginative and expertly performed…a fantasy worth indulging.” 

USA Today

raves, “Dazzling!  A fantastical tale of an enchanted jungle”, the

Associated Press

recommends it as “A family friendly, mind-bending extravagant spectacle”

and the

L.A. Times

“Jaw dropping!  A whiz-bang family friendly spectacle.”  Critics and audiences alike have praised Cirque Dreams shows as “A circus to blow your circuits” (

San Diego Union Tribune)

, “Executed to perfection.” (

Chicago Sun Times

) and “Pure talent on a stage.  A breath of fresh jungle air” (

The New Yorker)

.

  

 

Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy

is affordably priced from $20 to $55 and will perform 8 shows at The Kentucky Center from March 3-8, 2009.

 

The performance schedule will be Tuesday through Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday Evenings at 8:00 p.m., Saturday Matinee at 2 p.m., Sunday Matinee at 1 p.m., and Sunday Evening at 6:30 p.m.  Tickets are on sale now and are available at The Kentucky Center box office (502.584.7777, 800.775.7777) participating TicketMaster outlets and online at TicketMaster.com or KentuckyCenter.org.  For groups of 15 or more, contact the group sales department at 502-569-3060 or 866-799-4008.

 

 

For more information, visit:

http://www.cirquedreamsbroadway.com/

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