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Cirque du Soleil's Saltimbanco - Preview & competition

Cirque Du Soleil

Preview by Jack Foley

AFTER the enormous success of Quidam, Cirque du Soleil returns to the UK with it’s classic masterpiece, Saltimbanco!

Classic Cirque at its best, Saltimbanco is a thrilling and kaleidoscopic celebration of awe inspiring artistry and agility. It features breathtaking acrobatics and unbelievable athleticism during solo spotlights and epic ensembles.

From the seemingly impossible balancing, jumping and spinning during the Chinese Poles or the Russian Swing to the gravity-defying Bungees and Trapeze, the crowd pleasing Juggling and Acrobatic Bicycle, to the celebrated and very unique Clowns.

Technical expertise and extravagant design are woven together by uplifting spectacular costumes, amazing lighting, humour and enchanting music and magic. Full of colour, amusement and amazement, Saltimbanco is a fun show for the whole family to enjoy.

Don’t believe us? Then have a flick through this stunning Saltimbanco e-book and get a first hand glimpse of some of the sensational acts that appear in the show!

The tour dates are (May-August 2010):

May
20 – 23 – Sheffield Arena
26 – 30 – Liverpool Echo Arena

June
2 – 6 – Glasgow SECC
9 – 14 – Manchester MEN Arena
17 – 27 – Birmingham NIA
30 – 4 (July) – Newcastle Metro Radio Arena

July
21 – 25 – Nottingham Trent FM Arena
28 – 1 (August) – London Wembley Arena

Win 2 pairs of tickets to see Saltimbanco in London

To celebrate the arrival of Cirque de Soleil’s Saltimbanco in London from July 28 to August 1, IndieLondon is offering readers the chance to win 2 pairs of tickets to either the July 28 or 29 shows. Simply answer the following question…

Q. What was the name of the previous Cirque du Soleil show to take the UK by storm (clue, the answer lies above!)?

Simply send the answer to Saltimbanco competition and include your name, address, telephone number and email as well as the date you’d like to come