Cirque du Soleil returning to Auckland with 'KOOZA'

Cirque du Soleil is returning to Auckland with its trademark blue-and-yellow big top (Grand Chapiteau) for the first time in FIVE years, with the spectactular production KOOZA. A breath-taking, colourful homage to the traditions of circus, KOOZA will premiere Friday, February 8th, 2019 and will perform for a limited engagement at Alexandra Park, Epsom.

About KOOZA

Cirque du Soleil rediscovers its origins with the company’s first Big Top show since Totem in 2014. A return to the intimate and fundamental human elements of circus, KOOZA combines thrilling acrobatic performance with the art of clowning. We follow The Innocent as he takes a journey of self-discovery through a comic kingdom of eccentric characters, electrifying thrills and out-of-the-box surprises.

Presented in a colorful mélange, KOOZA springs open like a bejeweled toy box to capture the audience’simagination and set their pulse racing. Sheer human effort - performance in its rawest, purest form - is showcased in all its splendor and fragility.

The international cast of 50 acrobats, musicians, singers and actors present heart-stopping feats and laugh-out-loud antics to a live soundtrack fusion of jazz, funk and Bollywood beats.

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL - KOOZA –AUCKLAND 2019

Opens Friday, February 8th, 2019 - Alexandra Park, Epsom

Tickets via www.cirquedusoleil.com/kooza

About Cirque du Soleil

From a group of 20 street performers at its beginnings in 1984, Cirque du Soleil is a major Québec-based organization providing high-quality artistic entertainment. The company has close to 4,000 employees, including 1,400 artists from more than 50 different countries.

Cirque du Soleil has brought wonder and delight to more than 190 million spectators in more than 450 cities in over sixty countries on six continents.

For more information about Cirque du Soleil,visit www.cirquedusoleil.com

To find out more about the ONE DROP Foundation, visit www.onedrop.org