Cirque du Soleil show created exclusively for Expo Milano 2015
“Allavita!” (To Life!): this is the evocative title of the new exclusive production that will be presented during the Expo and will see the participation of more than 50 Italian and international artists. It will be a performance created specifically for the EXPO Milan 2015, which will be the stage one of the shows on the bill from May 13 to August 23, 2015, in the atmospheric setting of the Open Air Theatre.
“We are proud to have selected the Cirque du Soleil to represent the universality of the public visiting Milan Expo 2015. The Cirque du Soleil is one of the most famous artistic companies on an international level, producing shows that are designed to be unique,” said Giuseppe Sala, CEO Expo 2015 Company and Commissioner of the Government of Italy for Expo Milano 2015. “The Cirque du Soleil aims to constantly sum up the unreal, heighten our senses and touch the emotions of people from all over the world, using a universal language that is accessible to all people.”
“We are thrilled to bring the creativity of Cirque du Soleil to such an important event for Italy and the world,” said Yasmine Khalil, President of Events and Special Projects, Cirque du Soleil Group. “Allavita! will be a production that has never been seen before that reveals the theme of Expo Milano 2015 with a style that is innovative, fun and inspiring.”
To bring Allavita! to life, the Cirque du Soleil will collaborate with Italian experts. Its technical experts and highly specialized logistics in Italy will play a fundamental part within the show’s production team and we will work closely with local suppliers in different sectors. “The high quality of skills available in Italy will be of great benefit to the Cirque du Soleil team,” added Khalil.
The Group Cirque du Soleil
The Cirque du Soleil Group is an organization based in Quebec that produces entertainment events of high artistic quality. The company and its divisions provide creative content for a wide range of unique projects. Besides shows, the company, whose international headquarters is located in Montreal, takes advantage of its creative talents in other areas of activity. Maintaining stringent standards of artistic quality and originality, Cirque du Soleil’s dedication to innovative projects combines the same energy and enthusiasm that characterize every one of its shows.
The Cirque du Soleil. Since its inception in 1984, has brought wonder and delight to close to 150 million spectators in more than 300 cities on six continents. For more information, visit www.cirquedusoleil.com.
Open Air Theatre
from Wednesday through Sunday, between May 13 and August 30.
Tickets: from 25€, buy your ticket at tickets.expo2015.org