**This performance has been cancelled. Thank you to all who entered the giveaway.**
I know we're all thinking spring but there's one epic celebration of winter coming up at the UMass Fine Arts Center when world-class circus performers from Quebec’s Cirque FLIP Fabrique will turn the stage at the UMass Fine Arts Center Concert Hall into a winter wonderland on Wednesday, March 18 at the 7:30 p.m. with their latest production, “Blizzard.”
In “Blizzard,” FLIP Fabrique takes the audience on a crazy, poetic and gentle journey in the dead of winter, and invites them to get lost in a moment of complete wonder. Featuring original music, circus performers at the peak of their art, and outstanding visual poetry, “Blizzard” promises to blow away everything in its path.
FLIP Fabrique was born in November 2011, formed around the common aspirations of a group of six friends who met at the École de Cirque de Québec. The group is composed of world-class artists who possess a combined experience of several hundred performances with the prestigious Cirque du Soleil and Éloize, among others. Their shows are inspired by their individual and shared history, reflect on the lifestyle choices they have made, and above all, aim to push each member to reach their full potential. They have appeared in over 150 cities in 20 countries for more than 700 performances.
FLIP Fabrique brings a fresh take on contemporary circus, coupled with an uncanny ability to have fun and move an audience. They translate from life to life, from the heart to the heart, and the body to the body.
I'm so grateful to the FAC for once again offering a four-pack of tickets as a giveaway for one lucky reader! All you have to do to enter to win is use the comments field below to share a great blizzard story. Share your best New England winter tale below and one winner will be chosen at random from all eligible entries. Entry period ends at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10. Good Luck!
Tickets for Cirque FLIP Fabrique: Blizzard are $45, $35, $20; Five College Students and Youth 17 & Under: $15, $12, $10. For tickets call the Box Office at 545-2511, toll-free at 800-999-UMAS, or purchase online .
*Photos by Sebastien Durocher (courtesy UMass Fine Arts Center)