Cirque du Soleil presents CRYSTAL at the FlyDSA Arena Sheffield

Photo credit : Matt Beard / Costumes: Marie Chantale Vaillancourt / 2019 Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil is gliding into the UK with its coolest arena show yet – CRYSTAL. This one of a kind arena show blends circus arts and the world of ice skating in a stunning new production that will take the audience on a journey into a whimsical frozen playground where stunning skating combined with jaw dropping acrobatic feats defy the imagination.

The debut UK tour of CRYSTAL will kick off in Sheffield and will be Cirque du Soleil’s seventh visit to the FlyDSA Arena when it stops of for 4 performances 6th – 8th March 2020 performing in the venue’s intimate theatre style Steel Hall setting.

Crystal is the name of a creative young woman who feels misunderstood and out of sync with environment. To escape her reality, she ventures out on a frozen pond and falls through the ice into an upside-down world. This magical show invites audiences to suspend reality and glide into a world that springs into colourful life with astonishing visual projections and an original score that seamlessly blends popular music with the signature sounds of Cirque du Soleil.

Featuring a multitude of ice skating styles from extreme and freelance to figure skating, audiences journey into the wonderful world of Crystal in a unique show that’s set to capture imaginations across the UK for the very first time. 

Created by Shana Carroll and Sebastien Soldevila, Crystal, our misfit heroine, takes you on an exhilarating tale of self-discovery as she dives into a world of her own imagination. Feel the adrenaline as she soars through this surreal world to become what she was always destined to be: confident, curious, and creative. CRYSTAL invites you to suspend reality and glide into a world that springs to colorful life with astounding visual projections and a soundtrack that seamlessly blends popular music with the signature sound of Cirque du Soleil. CRYSTAL is suitable for all ages.


The international cast of CRYSTAL features 43 artists, plus more than 40 crew members from 24 different countries.

Cirque du Soleil presents Crystal makes its UK premiere here in Sheffield at the FlyDSA Arena for four performances Friday 6th to Sunday 8th March 2020. Ticket prices start from £42.35 for adults & £36.47 for children (including fees) and go on general sale at 9am on Friday 20th September from www.flydsaarena.co.uk or 0114 256 56 56.

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