Cirque du Soleil to Debut International Shows in Saudi

  • Publish date: Tuesday، 25 January 2022
Cirque du Soleil to Debut International Shows in Saudi

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Culture has signed an agreement with the Canadian entertainment group Cirque du Soleil to perform in the Kingdom.

Cirque du Soleil will present a number of award-winning circus shows for the first time in the Kingdom, including touring shows such as “The Illusionist,” “Now You See Me,” “Paw Patrol Live,” “Race to Rescue,” “Trolls Live,” and the Blue Man Group’s world tour.

The Kingdom will also host a brand new Cirque du Soleil resident show unique to Saudi Arabia.

Regional Cirque du Soleil academy

The agreement also says the two parties will establish a regional Cirque du Soleil academy and office, to provide a curriculum of high standards led by the best global circus experts.

Students from all over the Kingdom and abroad will have the opportunity to hone their performance skills through the circus’ international school exchange and artist-in-residence programs, and will also be awarded internationally recognized certificates.

Cirque du Soleil has presented six shows in Saudi Arabia since 2018, the last of which was the “Messi 10” show, which was held in November during the Riyadh Season and shed light on the life of the famous Argentine footballer Lionel Messi.

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