When MSC Bellissima debuted a number of weeks in the past, two new Cirque du Soleil at Sea exhibits have been launched in a theater on the cruise ship.
MSC Cruises has revealed the artistic course of and inspiration behind these two new unique exhibits which can be featured on their latest cruise ship.
Each factor of every new Cirque du Soleil at Sea present is exclusive from the idea, storyline, the characters, the costumes and make-up by means of to the music, staging and sound results. The ideas are first developed by the skilled and proficient artistic workforce based mostly at Cirque du Soleil’s worldwide headquarters in Montreal, Canada.
Following a rigorous casting course of and intensive ideation workshops, the exhibits are then refined and dropped at life on board the ship within the custom-built leisure venue, the Carousel Lounge, designed to fulfill the precise wants of Cirque du Soleil.
The long-term partnership will lead to eight unique exhibits that may solely be seen on board the Meraviglia class ships. Every ship will supply two model new contrasting exhibits to ship a really distinctive and intimate expertise for MSC Cruises company.
SYMA is a fantastical odyssey into the center of an imaginary world, and the seek for a mysterious island inhabited by phantasmagorical creatures. The unique thought was that an MSC Cruises’ ship is like an island in the midst of the ocean.
The company on board MSC Bellissima are embarking on a journey of discovery, similar to the primary character of the present. Immersive video pictures, an unique set design, bioluminescent lighting and acrobatic feats make SYMA an unforgettable present.
Uncover VARÉLIA, a story of contemporary chivalry the place love and braveness overcome the best divides. The present title might have been ‘a while’ because it mixes eras utilizing chivalry novel codes with fashionable and modern components.
A medieval story with a futuristic twist. The inspirations lie within the cartoon world utilizing a easy story arc however providing a multi-layered interpretation with a humoristic contact. Delight within the acrobatic feats, the laser present and the distinctive set design of this futuristic medieval story.
With these two new exhibits, Cirque du Soleil continues to push artistic boundaries with the introduction of improvements in staging, make-up, costumes and performances. Among the highlights embrace:
The Underwater Creatures characters in SYMA have ultraviolet iridescent make-up, which, together with elements of their costume, glow underneath particular lights constructed into the custom-made Carousel LoungeThe artistic workforce have used video projection mapping for the primary time in SYMA to challenge content material onto tangible set components and props on stage so as to add yet one more visible factor to the present. This expertise enhances the visitor expertise by animating static objects and surfacesThe finale of VARÉLIA features a breathtaking curler skating duo spinning at extremely excessive speeds whereas finishing advanced methods. This, coupled with an aerial cerceau duo creates a spectacular floor-to-ceiling climaxLaser lights are utilized in VARÉLIA to create an intangible, futuristic and altering set design. They convey the theme and environment of the present. With a robust concentrate on aesthetic ideas and the protection of each the artists and the viewers, the set of lasers create graphic figures and illusions the place Cirque du Soleil at Sea artists can thrive
Cirque du Soleil at Sea is a pre-booked expertise for company with aggressive charges and might be booked prematurely, or whereas on board throughout the cruise, if availability permits. Friends can both e-book to take pleasure in a three-course menu of palate-pleasing dishes served earlier than the present ($39), or sip on a specialty cocktail ($17) and benefit from the pre-show that begins 30 minutes earlier than the beginning of the Cirque du Soleil at Sea efficiency.
MSC Meraviglia was the primary ship to debut the brand new Cirque du Soleil at Sea idea with the launch of the 2 exhibits VIAGGIO and SONOR in June 2017 and the ship lately celebrated the 1,000th efficiency. Work is already underway for the following exhibits for MSC Grandiosa, launching later this 12 months.