If you’ve ever been fortunate sufficient to witness the wonderful acts of a Cirque du Soleil stage efficiency, then I envy you. The leisure firm travels the world, mesmerising audiences in additional than 400 cities throughout 60 nations. With performances of such excessive stakes, it may be fairly the problem to get your arms on tickets.
But now, Japan has it’s very personal model of the circus of goals; CIRQUEWORK, based mostly in Fukuoka is a circus creation staff that gathers each home and worldwide artists in an try and pursue distinctive leisure stuffed with originality and innovation by an eccentric fusion of acrobatics, dance, music, lighting, and video manufacturing.
This month, the staff might be holding their world premiere efficiency in Tokyo. If you want to watch the true limits of the human physique, dedication and thoughts, then learn on to seek out out what this evening of performances will deliver.
The crew’s first efficiency titled RENEW is predicated across the theme of “fashion and the near future.” High-level performances by 5 skilled circus artists – who’ve labored with world well-known circus firms, corresponding to Franco Dragone, Cirque Éloize and Cirque du Soleil itself – are choreographed to move the viewers to a magical world the place they’ll overlook about actuality and time.
Behind the efficiency choreography is world-famous aerial artist Shinagawa Mizuki. As a part of the present, Shinagawa will carry out her specialty act Aerial Silk in addition to a synchronised show with 2 different aerial artists which has been developed particularly for RENEW.
A partial introduction to the present’s performers is listed beneath:
Mizuki Shinagawa – Japanese aerial artist who has been attracting the world’s consideration
An aerial artist from Tokyo, Shinagawa started performing aerial artwork on the age of 14. From 2015 she joined the circus college, École nationale de cirque in Montreal to additional her performing profession, and in 2019 she received the bronze award on the earth circus competitors Cirque de Demain – which was the primary time an aerial artist had received an award within the historical past of the competition. Since then, Shinagawa has been flooded with gives from circus firms, and has appeared in numerous reveals corresponding to Cirque du Soleil, Cirque Éloize and Les 7 doigts de la primary.
Shin Urawa – World-recognized Diabolo Specialist
A diabolo juggling specialist from Shizuoka City. At the age of 19, Urawa received the person class of the nationwide juggling competitors. While finding out at Tokyo University of Science, Urawa was invited to varied circus festivals and occasions in Spain, Russia, Cuba, Israel, Singapore, and so on. and after his commencement, he enrolled within the circus college École nationale de cirque in Montreal.
After graduating, Urawa toured the world as a member of Cirque Éloize and appeared in Cirkopolis. In 2018, he participated within the circus world competitors Cirque de Demain and have become the primary Japanese medalist. In 2019, Urawa additionally participated within the Japan tour of Cirque Éloize”Saloon.
Jean-Yves Willems – Internationally famed multi-circus artist
A circus artist from Belgium who’s at present based mostly in Japan. Having taken half in each gymnastics and dance from a younger age, Willems’ ardour for efficiency was heightened when he started circus acts on the age of 18.
In 2015, Willems profession was kickstarted when he joined the Belgian circus firm ‘Pyronix Productions’ and carried out in reveals throughout Europe. Since 2017, he has carried out as an acrobatic dancer for the world’s largest water present “The house of Dancing Water,” which is directed by Franco Dragone – the stage artwork director of Cirque du Soleil.
The world premiere efficiency of CIRQUEWORK’s RENEW might be happening on Oct 23 in Tokyo. Tickets and additional info concerning the occasion may be discovered on-line.
First present: 13:30
Second present: 18:30
Location: Alternative Theater, Yurakucho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Scheduled performances: Aerial Silk, Diabolo, German Wheel, Swing Strap
Performance time: roughly 60 minutes
Admission charges (all seats reserved, tax included)
General – 4,800 yen
Under 15 years outdated – 3,200 yen
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