Portland, April 5th. Cirque du Soleil’s OVO is a breathtaking and innovative view of insect life and the VIP lounge was buzzing just like the elaborately costumed performers on stage. Joe Donlon had his wife, Kathy on his arm and Matt Zaffino enjoyed a night out with his wife, Robyn.
An exotic insect world aims to delight imaginations
The big top for Cirque du Soleil’s “OVO” is in the parking lot of The Portland Expo Center, at 2060 N. Marine Drive.
KPTV’s Julie Grauert, Shauna Parsons and Lindsay Ford
Sally Watkinson and Doug Fir’s John Plummer
Designer Seth Aaron brought his family including son, Aaron, wife Megann and daughter, Tina
Molly Gilbert, Ali Fishner and Heather Villanueva
Rochelle Thayer and Amy Roloff
Caroline Emch-wei, Allie Ihrig, Christopher Miranda, Alexis Verkozen, Jessica Leupold
Combining elements of dance, acrobatics, athleticism and sheer agility, five yellow and-red fleas fling themselves through the air and come together in graceful, balanced sculptural formations.
There are several amazing aspects to the show including performers dangling 20 feet above the stage and a rock wall acrobatic ballet.
During the run, the local nonprofit, Circus Project is partnering with Cirque du Soleil on a May 4th performance. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of tickets benefit the Circus Project’s outreach programs for homeless and at-risk youth in Portland.
The show runs through May 20th. Tickets run from $43 to $143 and can be bought at: cirquedusoleil.com or by calling 866-624-7783.
Discounted tickets are available for children, students, seniors and active-duty military.
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