Cirque du Soleil VOLTA
About Cirque du Soleil VOLTA
Freedom is the ultimate achievement.
Energetic, urban and contemporary, VOLTA is a captivating voyage of discovery that showcases never-before-seen under the Big Top acrobatics in a visually striking world. Driven by a stirring melodic score and inspired in part by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of street sports, VOLTA is about finding yourself and unveiling your personal powers.
VOLTA is a story of transformation. It is about being true to oneself, fulfilling one’s true potential, and recognizing one’s own power to make it possible. Ultimate freedom comes with self-acceptance, and with the liberation of the judgement of others.
WAZ is a gameshow contestant that has lost touch with himself. He’s ashamed of who he is because of his difference. Follow him as he enters the show in search of fame, thinking that this will bring him love and acceptance from others. What he finds is something else. That fame is not the answer. If fame doesn’t provide freedom and acceptance, then what does? Will WAZ reconnect with his true self – and stand up for all that makes him truly unique? Will he realize that his difference is what makes him extraordinary?
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VOLTA contains a very large number of flashing lights which will cause difficulties for people with photosensitive epilepsy.
The show starts on time and latecomers are admitted only during a suitable break in the performance or at the discretion of the Head Usher. Late-coming wheelchair-users can only be admitted at the intermission.
2hr 15min (incl. 25 min intermission)
Recommended for ages 6 and up.