Cirque du Soleil Brings VOLTA, Its Newest Big Top Production, To The Bay Area!
November 15, 2018 – January 6, 2019 at AT&T Park in San Francisco
February 13, 2019 – March 10, 2019 at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds in San Jose
Tickets on sale exclusively to Cirque Club members today
General on-sale begins Friday, June 15
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (June 6, 2018) — Cirque du Soleil returns to the San Francisco Bay Area with VOLTA, a captivating voyage of discovery! Inspired in part by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of street sports, VOLTA explores the themes of celebrating differences and unique qualities in a world where technology often isolates people from one another rather than freeing them. Written and directed by Bastien Alexandre, with Jean Guibert as the director of creation, VOLTA weaves acrobatics in a visually striking world driven by a stirring melodic score, composed by Anthony Gonzalez from the international electronic group M83. VOLTA will perform under the Big Top at AT&T Park in San Francisco November 15, 2018-January 6, 2019 and at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds in San Jose February 13-March 10, 2019.
Access to the best seats and prices are available for existing Cirque Club members beginning today. Visit cirquedusoleil.com/cirqueclub to sign up for a complimentary membership. Cirque Club members receive advance access to the best seats under the Big Top, at the best price.
Tickets (starting at $54) for the general public will be available for purchase beginning Friday, June 15, 2018
by visiting cirquedusoleil.com/volta
or calling 1-877-9CIRQUE (1-877-924-7783). Discover our Hennessy Black VIP Experience package
which includes a cocktail reception with open bar and hors d’oeuvres inspired by the show, access to the best seats for greater comfort, complimentary parking and more!
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. Using the rise of the celebrity culture and reality TV as a subtext, VOLTA teaches us that the path to fame is not necessarily the path to freedom.
The name VOLTA refers to a sudden about-face, a change in emotion or idea often used in poetry. It also speaks to the jolt of energy delivered through the show.
The creative team
VOLTA‘s creative team comprises 15 creators under the artistic guidance of Jean-François Bouchard:
Bastien Alexandre Writer and Director
Jean Guibert Director of Creation
Bruce Rodgers Set Designer
Zaldy Goco Costume Designer
Anthony Gonzalez Composer and Musical Director
Julie Perron Choreographer
Martin Labrecque Lighting Designer
Thibaut Duverneix Video Content Designer
Jean-Michel Caron Sound Designer
Anne Séguin Poirier Props Designer
Rob Bollinger Acrobatic Performance Designer
Philippe Aubertin Acrobatic Performance Designer
Jaque Paquin Acrobatic Equipment and Rigging Designer
Eleni Uranis Make up Designer
Manon Beaudoin Character’s guide
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.