Cirque du Soleil presents Quidam

Cirque du Soleil presents Quidam

June 16, 2011 14:07 ET

Cirque du Soleil Prepares for the Ottawa Premiere of Quidam on June 22

Witness Rehearsals And Behind-The-Scene Preparations

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 16, 2011) -

WHO: As Cirque du Soleil prepares for its Quidam performances in Ottawa, members of the media are invited for a behind-the-scenes tour to capture the show's artistry and creativity first hand.

Quidam will perform at Scotiabank Place from June 22 - 30.

WHEN: Wednesday, June 22, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Media are asked to schedule a specific time to attend.

WHAT: Quidam photo and filming opportunities include:

- Acrobatics rehearsals on stage

- Artists warming up and training backstage

- Visit to the costume area

- Interviews with the artistic staff and performers

WHERE: Scotiabank Place Gate 3. Parking will be available in Lot 3 and 4.

Additional details: Cirque du Soleil presents Quidam will perform 11 shows over the course of nine days from June 22- 30 at Scotiabank Place. Featuring a cast of 52 world-class acrobats, musicians, singers and characters, Quidam had its world premiere in Montreal in April 1996. Since then, the production has toured across five continents and been experienced by millions of people.

Tickets start at $40 and can be purchased by phone at 613-599-FANS (3267) or 1-877-788-FANS (3267); in person at The Sens Store at Place d'Orléans, any Ottawa Sports Experts location, Les Galeries de Hull and at the Scotiabank Place box office.

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