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March, 2020

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Thu26Mar7:00 pm8:00 pmCancelledCancelled: Circolombia Acéléré | Auckland Arts FestivalMore dates7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Kiri Te Kanawa Theatre, Aotea CentreType:TheatreWhere:Central AucklandAges:School age children (5 to 12 years),Teens (13 to 18 years),Tweens (10 to 12 years)

Acelere Auckland Arts Festival

When

(Thursday) 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Where

Kiri Te Kanawa Theatre, Aotea Centre

50 Mayoral Drive, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Event Details

Circolombia Acéléré  is cancelled

Auckland Arts Festival is sorry to announce the cancellation of  Circolombia Acéléré as a direct result of the Government’s new border control measures requiring all arrivals into New Zealand to self-isolate for 14 days. The performers and crew were due to arrive in New Zealand after midnight on Sunday when the border control measures took effect.

Auckland Arts Festival chief executive David Inns said “It was not possible for us to get the performers into the country before the midnight deadline, so we have are left with no option but to cancel these performances.”

“The Festival and our artists are deeply disappointed and we are sorry that audiences will miss out on seeing these shows.”

Information regarding refunds will be communicated to ticketholders through Ticketmaster.

Dimanche an international theatre shows scheduled to open at the Auckland Arts Festival this week as the cast and crew of were already in New Zealand.

CIRCUS SUPERSTARS CIRCOLOMBIA ARE HERE TO AMAZE WITH THEIR RENEGADE BRAND OF DANCE, LIVE MUSIC AND ASTOUNDING ACROBATICS. SMASHING ALL PRECONCEPTIONS OF CIRCUS, THIS HIGH-RISK, ADRENALIN-FUELLED PRODUCTION BURSTS WITH LATIN FIRE AND HEART-STOPPING ENERGY.

Welcome to the new revolution. Circolombia, a supercharged company of youthful Colombian artists, has been changing the face of contemporary circus now for over a decade. Their latest phenomenon, Acéléré, smashes all preconceptions of circus with a high-risk, adrenalin-fuelled production bursting with Latin fire, urban flavour and heart-stopping energy.

Delivered with the rawness and attitude of South American street life, Acéléré turns the spotlight on 14 incredible performers and their endless feats of strength, balance, tumbling and insane pinpoint accuracy. Every gutsy and improbable stunt is staged in the same breath as Circolombia’s trademark circus-concert soundscape, a vibrant mixtape of Latin hip-hop and electrro cumbia performed live and in the spirit of an infectious dance party.

Rebellious, dynamic and wildly entertaining, Acéléré is no ordinary circus. It’s simply extraordinary.

Watch the trailer HERE

“Circus like you have never seen or heard before”Edinburgh Guide

“Sensational singing, wild atmosphere. They’ve caught the old world big top ethos and doused it in Colombian spirit” Fest Magazine

Recommended for ages 7+

Duration: 1hr 20mins no interval

Recommended for ages 7 years +

Price

Tickets:

Children: $19 to $49
Under 30 year olds: $35 to $55
Adults: $39 to $69
Concession: $44 to $62

 

Organiser

Auckland Arts FestivalA globally recognised celebration of art and culture, Auckland Arts Festival is a place for ambitious ideas by storytellers, provocateurs and creators and reflects Auckland's contemporary, cosmopolitan city with its many communities.

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