Cirque du Soleil’s LUZIA: A Dream of Mexico Comes to Melbourne

Cool Sh*t, Melbourne / 4 April 2024

Melbourne, get ready! Cirque du Soleil’s LUZIA, a theatrical masterpiece by Daniele Finzi Pasca and Julie Hamelin, has arrived at Flemington Racecourse.

Running until May 26, this show promises a riveting blend of fantasy and authentic Mexican culture, all under the iconic Big Top. As Cirque du Soleil’s 38th original production, LUZIA introduces a groundbreaking feature: the mesmerising incorporation of rain into its performances, a first in Cirque du Soleil’s storied history.

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Why LUZIA is a Showstopper

LUZIA takes you into a dreamlike Mexico. It’s a blend of imagination and Mexican culture. The show features jaw-dropping acrobatics, dynamic pole dancing, and rain-soaked trapeze acts. Also, it’s Cirque du Soleil’s 38th original production. Therefore, expect innovation at every turn.

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Experience Mexico Like Never Before

The show celebrates Mexico’s rich heritage. For instance, performers dressed as hummingbirds dazzle with their agility. Moreover, acrobats on treadmills defy the impossible. Additionally, the production pays homage to Mexican cinema’s golden era. Every act in LUZIA is a testament to Mexico’s vibrant spirit.

Unique Elements of LUZIA

The show is a love letter to Mexico’s rich culture, weaving together stories from the past and present. Expect to be thrilled by performers dressed as hummingbirds leaping through hoops, acrobats defying gravity on treadmills, and a poetic tribute to the golden age of Mexican cinema. LUZIA showcases the diversity of Mexico, from its folklore to its urban landscapes, through a series of mesmerising acts that promise to captivate and delight


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Time is Ticking!

The show is on now and only until May 26. This is your chance to dive into an extraordinary world where fantasy and reality merge in a spectacular display of creativity and athleticism. Cirque du Soleil’s LUZIA is more than a show; it’s an exhilarating adventure that promises to be as vibrant and dynamic as the culture it celebrates. Don’t miss this captivating journey through a dream of Mexico, right here in Melbourne.

Photo by Nicole Cleary