I had no idea what to expect when I booked my tickets for Cirque du Soleil’s Totem show; I just wanted to surprise my mum with a trip to the theatre. However, looking back I am so glad that I took a chance on a show that I knew little about- it was an experience I’ll never forget!
Totem is just one of many of Cirque du Soleil’s shows. The renowned entertainment company have many different shows all over the world, so seeing one show does not mean that you’ve seen everything! Later in the year there will often be a completely new and unique show to see, and each show has its own theme and message.
Totem was exquisite. I was mesmerised from the second the lights hit the stage. The central theme of the show was evolution, and this theme was composited of various acts, including acrobatics and comedy sketches. There was never a dull moment, with each individual act displaying a new skill set, the likes of which seemed humanly impossible! I could not believe the sheer amount of diverse talents that were all part of one incredible show. There is truly nothing like it!
It was inspiring to see how such beauty could come out of hard work and talent- the artists were incredible, and their acts were all breath-taking. And that was just part of the show! The use of fluorescent lighting and costumes created a work of art for the eyes of the audience, and combined with the amazing acrobatic abilities of the cast, it made for an experience of a lifetime!
I sincerely recommend Cirque du Soleil to anyone who wants to enjoy a mesmerising journey into a fantasy world, experiencing the circus in an exciting and artistic show! You won’t be disappointed!
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