Axel Archive

  • AXEL Holds Press Conference Today

    AXEL Holds Press Conference Today

    The concept behind Axel, the upcoming Cirque du Soleil ice show, is that it will feel like a big arena rock show. The idea, said Fernand Rainville, the show’s stage director and writer, is “to make it feel like a rock opera, make it feel like a musical concert and/or a sports outing. To create that energy. So to create effects that we usually see in concert shows and bring them to the theatrics of Cirque and ice skating.”

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  • AXEL – A New Experience Fusing World-Class Ice Skating with Breathtaking Acrobatics

    AXEL – A New Experience Fusing World-Class Ice Skating with Breathtaking Acrobatics

    Cirque du Soleil is proud to announce its return on ice with a new creation that will spin you into the vibrant world of Cirque du Soleil AXEL.

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  • Is “The Jump” to be called “Cirque du Soleil AXEL”?

    Is “The Jump” to be called “Cirque du Soleil AXEL”?

    According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal: The new Cirque du Soleil show at Luxor, working title of “Jump,” is to be announced within the next two weeks. Meanwhile, on the US Trademark Database, the name "Cirque du Soleil AXEL" was registered. Could this be the name of the show for The Luxor?

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