Cavalia: A Magical Encounter Between Human and Horse, an innovative multi-media and multi-disciplinary production created by Normand Latourelle, one of the co-founders of the famed Cirque du Soleil, held its opening premiere November 16 in Portland, OR. Shows are held in the Rose City through December 4 before galloping to Seattle, WA. Enjoyed by three million people in the U.S., Europe and Canada, Cavalia is a lavish production involving 41 riders, aerialists, acrobats, dancers, and musicians, and featuring 45 magnificent horses from all over the world. A show unlike any other, Cavalia celebrates the relationship between humans and horses, virtually reinventing the equestrian arts. The tone of the show, embraced by the entire company, is one of mutual respect, kindness, patience and trust. Audiences have found Cavalia exhilarating in scope yet touching in the compassion shown by both horse and human. Since its world premiere in Montreal in 2003, Cavalia has enthralled audiences across North America and Europe. Tickets are on sale now and are priced from $54.50 to $ 99.50 + applicable fees. Customized packages from $129.50 to $189.50 are available and include a Horse Lovers or VIP Rendezvous Package that include a tour of the stables post-show, a cocktail/dinner reception and more. Special pricing for children and senior citizens. For a detailed list of show dates and reservations, call 1.866.999.8111 or visit www.cavalia.net
Published December 2011 Issue
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