Jump to navigation. Performers seemingly constructed of salvaged metal parts. A rola bola specialist who wears a gold-lined, translucent aqua-colored overcoat reminscent of the early brittle plastics, Bakelite and Rhodoid. These intricacies have a leading role in keeping Kurios audiences captivated, however--and they have a narrative all their own. Underwater creatures perform the Acro Net act; photo credit: Martin Girard. Microcosmos and Mini Lili; photo credit: Martin Girard.
Costumes in Cirque du Soleil's New Show are Incredible
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The transparency of the materials was used to suggest nudity. Patterns and tattoos were added to the sheer fabrics to create a contrasting effect, and glitter to evoke aquatic animals. Aboard an enormous iron ship between the sky and the sea, the macabre, disembodied Flayed Ones are tormented souls searching for the peace that has escaped them for so long. With their ghostly white hair, they are wounded explorers in a forgotten world. Since digital screen printing was inaccessible at the time, their muscles were painted on by hand, based on pictures taken from anatomy books.
10 Things You Should Know About Costume-Making At Cirque du Soleil
From 73 people in , the circus now work with 4. Since this year, 30 shows, each one come with a story, also have been created and performed by hundred of times in the world. So far, close to million spectators in about markets on five continents have seen a Cirque du Soleil show.
Outrageous costumes have been a defining feature of Cirque du Soleil ever since its first show was staged back in Nearly 4, costumes can be found on all show locations every night. The department produced some 16, pieces of custom-made costumes in alone. Close to 30 kilometres of fabric was used last year, 92 per cent of which was treated and dyed in-house. Cirque du Soleil is constantly on the lookout for new material.