VOLTA’s Unicyle Duo Will Perform Stunts in Costume & Make-Up at Popular Philly Landmarks Including Rocky Steps & Statue, LOVE Park, City Hall, Independence Hall! (*see schedule below)
WHAT: Philadelphians and tourists visiting local landmarks on Tuesday, June 5 will be treated to a special appearance and performance by Cirque du Soleil’s amazing Unicycle Duo, where one unicyclist will balance another performer overhead, in front of some of Philadelphia’s most famous and iconic landmarks and tourist attractions. Performers from VOLTA, Cirque du Soleil’s new Big Top production coming to Philadelphia this summer, will be visiting the City in advance to stir up some excitement and breathtaking stunts atop a unicycle!
WHERE: Landmark Visits/Performances by VOLTA’s spectacular Unicycle Duo, Philippe Belanger and Marie-Lee Guilbert (*see schedule below)
*Times are approximate- please contact Carole Morganti or Bryan Buttler on-site for specific time updates (Carole – 609-923-7631) Bryan (609-902-0923)
1:30 pm – ROCKY STEPS – Phila. Museum of Art, 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway – Performance (to music) at base of Rocky steps; Photo opps in front of Rocky statue
2:00 or 2:15 pm – LOVE PARK – JFK Plaza, 15th St. & JFK Blvd.- Unicycle Demo/Stunt & Photo opps
2:15 or 2:30 pm – City Hall/Dilworth Park – 15th & Market Sts. – Unicycle Demo/Stunt & Photo opps
2:45 pm or 3:00 pm – Independence Hall Park (in front of Independence Hall) Chestnut St. between 5th & 6th Sts. – Unicycle Demo/Stunt & Photo opps
Cirque du Soleil’s VOLTA Opens on July 12
Cirque du Soleil will bring its new Big Top production, VOLTA, to the Greater Philadelphia area this summer! Cirque du Soleil’sVOLTATM will be presented under the Big Top next to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA, minutes from the King of Prussia Mall, starting July 12th, 2018. VOLTA marks the first Big Top production to visit the Philadelphia area in five years.
VOLTA – The show
The name VOLTA refers to a sudden about-face, a change in emotion or idea. It also speaks to the jolt of energy delivered through the show. VOLTA tells a spellbinding story about the freedom to choose and the thrill of blazing your own trail. Inspired in part by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of streets sports and performances, the show weaves the adrenaline rush of acrobatics into a visually striking world driven by a stirring melodic score.
VOLTA will be presented under the Big Top next to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA, just minutes from the King of Prussia Mall, starting July 12th, 2018. Tickets can be purchased by visiting: http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/volta .
Twitter: @Cirque #VOLTA
Instagram: cirquedusoleil #VOLTA
Get a sneak-peek of VOLTATM here: http://bit.ly/2BNa4ah
About Cirque du Soleil
VOLTA is Cirque du Soleil’s 41st original production since 1984, and its 18th show presented under the Big Top. The company has brought wonder and delight to more than 190 million spectators in more than 450 cities on six continents. Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group has close to 4,000 employees, including 1,400 performing artists from close to 60 different countries.
For more information about Cirque du Soleil, visit www.cirquedusoleil.com.