Cirque du Soleil is returning to Auckland

Last updated 05:00 20/02/2014

Watch the trailer of Totem by Cirque du Soleil

Relevant offers

Arts

Italian actor dies after hanging scene goes wrong Stepping away from the fall out Ngai Tahu art deserves a Christchurch home where it can be celebrated State of the Arts 15 minutes with: Jon Hunt Pah Homestead performance of Henry V to feature archaeologist Invercargill historic items wanted Edinburgh Tattoo creates massive room shortage across Wellington National Youth Orchestra a family affair for musical sisters Nearly auction time for Te Kupenga International Stone Sculpture Symposium 2016

Cirque du Soleil is bringing Totem, a fascinating journey into the evolution of mankind to Auckland this winter.

Since its premiere in 2010 more than two million people have seen the show, featuring a cast of 46 acrobats, actors, musicians and singers.

Totem is an uplifting array of athleticism, comedy, heartfelt emotions and surprising visual effects.

Written and directed by Robert Lepage, the production traces the journey of the human species from its amphibian state to its ultimate desire to fly.

The characters evolve on a stage evoking a giant turtle, the symbol of origin for many ancient civilisations.

Inspired by many founding myths, Totem illustrates, through a visual and acrobatic language, the evolutionary progress of species.

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL'S TOTEM

22 August to 28 September at Alexandra Park, Auckland

Tickets now on sale exclusively to Cirque Club members, general sale begins 9am on February 27 at www.cirquedusoleil.com/totem

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content