Date: Wednesday, May 08, 2013 At 07:00 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4th, 2012
Investors Group Stars on Ice Presented by Lindt
WEDNESDAY, MAY 8TH, 2013
SAVE-ON-FOODS MEMORIAL CENTRE – VICTORIA, BC
2012 World Champion & Five-Time Canadian National Champion Patrick Chan Joins a Superstar Ensemble of Olympic, World and National Champions when the Highly-Acclaimed Production Visits Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre in Victoria on May 8th at 7:00 PM
TICKETS FOR VICTORIA GO ON SALE BEGINNING DECEMBER 7TH
(Victoria, BC) – The world's premier figure skating production, Investors Group Stars on Ice presented by Lindt, will bring its 2013 Tour to twelve cities across Canada this spring. As always, this year’s production will showcase the athleticism and grace that define the sport, through performances by some of its finest talent. The Tour will arrive in Victoria, BC on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 for a 7:00 PM performance at Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre.
Canada's own Patrick Chan will make his Investors Group Stars on Ice Tour presented by Lindt debut this year. Chan caught the attention of skating fans across the globe at the 2011 World Figure Skating Championships in Moscow, Russia where he claimed three Guinness World Records for his scores in Men's Short Program, Men's Free Skate, and Men's Overall Score. He is also a recipient of the annual Lou Marsh Award which recognizes Canada's top athletes. Upon receiving the honor, he joined a list of the country's most elite athletes, including skating icon Kurt Browning and the late Barbara Ann Scott.
Stars on Ice continues to be a pioneer in figure skating, by offering fans the rare opportunity to witness some of the world’s most creative and cherished champions performing together in both individual and ensemble routines. Chan will be welcomed by a stellar cast of past, present and future champions, including: Four-Time World Champion & Four-Time Canadian National Champion Kurt Browning; 2010 Olympic Gold Medalists and 2012 World Champions Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir (Canada); 2010 Olympic Bronze Medalist Joannie Rochette (Canada); Olympic Bronze Medalist & World Champion Jeffrey Buttle (Canada); 2012 U.S. National Champion Ashley Wagner; and Canadian National Silver Medalist Shawn Sawyer. Additional skaters will be announced later. Please visit www.starsonice.ca regularly for updates to the cast.
The Investors Group Stars on Ice Tour presented by Lindt will be made into a one-hour CBC television special to be aired in the fall. The performance at the Copps Coliseum in Hamilton, ON, on Saturday, April 27th will be recorded for the National broadcast. Visit www.starsonice.ca for more details on air date and time.
Tickets for the Investors Group Stars on Ice Tour presented by Lindt in Victoria go on sale beginning Friday, December 7th. Special on-ice seating is available upon request. Group discounts are available for parties of 10 or more. Tickets start at $25 and are available via www.selectyourtickets.com, by phone at 250-220-7777 and the Select Your Tickets Box Office. Please visit www.starsonice.ca for more information as well as exciting show announcements.
TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7 @ 10AM
Tickets (incl. HST) $25.00, $45.00, $80.00, $125.00
(Plus FMF & Service charges)
**RESERVED SEATING / ALL AGES**
For Tickets call (250) 220-7777
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL TO PRESENT DRALION
EIGHT PERFORMANCES ONLY FROM JUNE 22 - 26, 2011 AT SAVE-ON-FOODS MEMORIAL CENTRE
Exclusive Discounted Tickets Available Online Now for Cirque Club Members Tickets for General Public On Sale from December 6
Victoria, November 30, 2010 - Cirque du Soleil is pleased to announce that its newest arena show, Dralion (pronounced “Drah-lee-on”), will be performing in Victoria from June 22 - 26, 2011 at Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre for eight performances only.
Advance discounted tickets for Dralion are available now online exclusively to Cirque Club members through December 5. Cirque Club membership is free and benefits includes access to advance tickets, special offers and exclusive behind the scenes information. To join, go to www.cirqueclub.com.
Tickets for the general public will be available starting December 6 at www.cirquedusoleil.com/dralion or by calling 250-220-7777.
Thrilling more than 8 million people worldwide since the show premiered in 1999, Dralion is the fusion of ancient Chinese circus traditions and the avant-garde style of Cirque du Soleil. In Fall 2010, Dralion will embark on a new journey, performing the same captivating production, but now in arenas throughout North America, giving more people the opportunity to enjoy a Cirque du Soleil show in their own town.
The name Dralion (pronounced “Drah-lee-on”) is drawn from its two main symbols: the dragon, representing the East, and the lion, representing the West. Dralion derives much of its inspiration from Eastern philosophy with its perpetual quest for harmony between humankind and nature. The international cast features 52 world-class acrobats, gymnasts, musicians, singers and comedic characters.
Category 1 and 2:
Adults: From $45 to $85
Children (12 & under): From $36 to $69
Military, Seniors & Students: From $40.50 to $72
Through December 5 only, special discounts on tickets in Category 1 and 2 are available online to Cirque Club members. Join now at www.cirqueclub.com.
Adults: From $100 to $105
Children (12 & under): From $80 to $85
Military, Seniors & Students: $90
Show Schedule (June 22 - 26, 2011):
Wednesday, June 22 at 7:30pm
Thursday, June 23 at 7:30pm
Friday, June 24 at 3:30pm and 7:30pm
Saturday, June 25 at 4pm and 8pm
Sunday, June 26 at 1pm and 5 pm
Cirque du Soleil
From a group of 20 street performers at its beginnings in 1984, Cirque du Soleil is a major Québec-based organization providing high-quality artistic entertainment. The company has 5,000 employees, including more than 1,200 artists from close to 50 different countries.
Cirque du Soleil has brought wonder and delight to more than 100 million spectators in 300 cities on five continents. Cirque du Soleil International Headquarters are in Montreal, Canada. The company has received such prestigious awards as the Emmy, Drama Desk, Bambi, ACE, Gémeaux, Félix, and Rose d’Or de Montreux. For more information about Cirque du Soleil, visit www.cirquedusoleil.com.
Online Press Room
For more information, including downloadable images, please visit the Cirque du Soleil online press room at www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/press/default.aspx