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Circus meets extreme sports in Cirque du Soleil’s Volta

Cirque’s newest show blends traditional circus arts with sports like parkour and BMX to target a new generation By ALLAN WOODS Quebec Bureau Thu., Aug. 10, 2017 MONTREAL―Cirque du Soleil’s latest show, Volta, will bring a mix of the timeless and the trendy to Toronto audiences this fall. There are the fanciful costumes, makeup and characters that have become the Montreal-based company’s international calling card over three decades. And while many of the acts and performers are firmly rooted in traditional circus disciplines, what sets this show [...]