VOLTA by Bastien Alexandre (Cirque du Soleil). At the Big Top (Commissioners and Cherry). Runs to November 26. $49-$300. 416-628-5612. See listing. Rating:The latest Cirque du Soleil show has one of those vaguely suggestive, peripatetic titles: Volta. But it could just as easily have been called It Gets Better. That’s the intended spirit behind the lavish, scattered show, which feels like equal parts bullying parable, Hunger Games homage and Project Runway challenge.
What: Dancer in the National Ballet of Canada’s The Winter’s Tale (November 10 to 19) and Nijinsky (November 22 to 26) at Four Seasons Centre for the Arts. Why: Newly promoted to first soloist, Fischer has been punching above her weight for a while now with lead roles in full-length classics like Swan Lake. Her luminous and lovely Hermione in last year’s company debut of The Winter’s Tale blew everyone away – and won her the Dancers First Award.
Composer/lyricist/book writer, LIFE AFTER (previews from September 23, opens September 28 and runs to October 22 at the Berkeley Street Theatre, 26 Berkeley, 416-368-3110). For people who don’t know what Life After is, how would you describe it – in one sentence? Life After is a musical about love and loss and growing up. The show was a big hit at Fringe 2016. What did you learn from that experience? I learned so much about developing a new work.
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