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Machine de Cirque

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2017/2018 Tour Dates

Fri-Sun,
Nov 17-Jan 14, 2018
GOP Hannover
Machine de Cirque's Cabaret
Hannover, Germany
Th-Fri,
Jan 25-Feb 23, 2018
France Tour
Machine de Cirque
France
Tues-Sat,
Feb 27-Mar 3
Netherlands & Belgium Tour
Machine de Cirque
Netherlands & Belgium
Fri & Sat,
Mar 16-17
Stanford Live
Machine de Cirque
Menlo Park, CA
Wed,
Mar 21
First Ontario PAC St Catherines
Machine de Cirque
St Catherines, ON
Thu,
Mar 22
Rose Theatre
Machine de Cirque
Brampton, ON
Fri,
Mar 23
Living Arts Centre
Machine de Cirque
Mississauga, ON
Sat,
Mar 24
Flato Markham Theatre
Machine de Cirque
Markham, ON
Mon,
Mar 26
The Burlington PAC
Machine de Cirque
Burlington, ON
Fri & Sat,
April 20 & 21
Quick Center
Machine de Cirque
Fairfield, CT
Sun,
April 22
Lehigh University
Machine de Cirque
Bethlemen, PA
Wed,
April 25
UMass Amherst
Machine de Cirque
Amherst, MA
Fri,
April 27
Raritan Valley Community College
Machine de Cirque
Branchburg, NJ

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Press

“Immensely gifted performers… and spectacular routines.”

– Boston Globe

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“This show will make you stand up and cheer for humanity”

– WGBH Boston

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“Rarely is there an ensemble that can so stunningly give a nod to tradition before blowing it off for something more inventive.”

-Lucy Gellman, New Haven Independent

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Repertory

Poetic and humorous, the five guys of Machine de Cirque really know how to please. The only problem is they think they are all alone in the world. Their mission is to find others with the use of a strange machine. Will they do it? It is far from certain! They are easily distracted by their silly games and have a definite talent for putting themselves in perilous situations.
Courageous, touching and funny, these five crazy characters are full a contagious spirit they can’t wait to share with you. They masterfully handle the teeterboard, juggling clubs, drums, and even bath towels! Energizing! Daring! Machine de Cirque will dazzle you with its stunning feats.
Approximate duration: 90 minutes without intermission

Bios

 

Boasting performers from Cirque du Soleil, Cirque Eloize, and Les Sept Doigts, Machine de Cirque was created by juggler/acrobats Raphaël Dubé and Yohann Trépanier, along with percussionist Fred Lebrasseur, under the artistic direction of Vincent Dubé. Guinness World Record holders for the most consecutive back flips on a teeter board as a team of two, Maxim Laurin and Ugo Dario joined the team and Machine de Cirque was premiered in May, 2015 in Quebec City.

 

Poetic and humorous, the five guys of Machine de Cirque really know how to please. The only problem is they think they are all alone in the world. Their mission is to find others with the use of a strange machine. Will they do it? It is far from certain! They are easily distracted by their silly games and have a definite talent for putting themselves in perilous situations. Courageous, touching and funny, these five crazy characters are full a contagious spirit they can’t wait to share with you. They masterfully handle the teeterboard, juggling clubs, drums, and even bath towels! Machine de Cirque will dazzle you with its stunning feats.

 

Based in Quebec City, Machine de Cirque’s show premiered in the US at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas in 2016. It was presented for two sold-out weeks by Arts Emerson in September, 2016 in Boston. This season, the company will be presented throughout the US and CANADA. Great for all ages as well for date nights, Machine de Cirque runs 90 minutes in length, no intermission. 60-minute student shows are available, as are two-show days.

 

Here’s the Guinness World Record footage

As an international circus performer and trained engineer, Vincent is a jack of all trades. He loves multi-disciplinary projects, and is interested in using day-to-day items as circus-act props, and vice versa. Always eager to learn, each project becomes an opportunity to learn.

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