Win 1 of 2 family 4-packs of tickets to Cirque du Soleil!
posted by: Amber Johnson
**CONTEST CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO WINNERS LISA MATTOX AND CHARLES SCHINNER!**
Two years ago, my husband and I attended our first Cirque du Soleil® performance.
Since that time, the bar has been since set so high that no other production has even come close to matching its grandeur.
That’s why I was thrilled to hear another Cirque du Soleil® performance is coming to Colorado January 12-30. Alegría is a classic production that has received international acclaim and wowed over 10 million people worldwide since it premiered in 1994 in Montreal. After 15 years performing under the big top, Alegría embarked on a new journey in May 2009 and is now presented in arenas throughout the United States and Canada.
A Spanish word for elation, joy and jubilation, Alegría features an international cast of 55 performers and musicians from 15 countries. Alegría has a baroque and operatic style with flamboyant costumes, original music performed live and an elaborate set that serves to enhance the astonishing spectacle of athleticism and artistry. The result is an impressive mix of skill, strength and speed combined with elegant, almost ethereal performances.
The 2 1⁄2 hour spectacle (with intermission) showcases breathtaking acrobatics including the dramatically sensuous Synchro Trapeze and the high-energy Aerial High Bars where daring aerialists fly to catchers swinging more than 40 feet above the stage. Imagine two agile performers who bring alive the Mongolian art of contortion and artists manipulating flaming knives around their bodies in the rhythmic and dangerous Fire-Knife Dance.
Alegría will perform eight shows in each city:
• Colorado Springs from January 12–16, 2011 at the World Arena.
• Broomfield from January 19-23, 2011 at the 1STBANK Center.
• Loveland from January 26-30, 2011 at the Budweiser Events Center.
Tickets are available for all performances at www.cirquedusoleil.com/alegria or by calling 1-866-464-2626 (Colorado Springs), 1-866-461-6556 (Broomfield), 1-877-544-8499 (Loveland).
Mile High Mamas is thrilled to give away four tickets to the Broomfield premiere on Jan. 19th and 4 tickets for the Loveland premiere on January 26th. Please go here to enter. Contest deadline is January 14, 2011.