Win 1 of 10 double tickets to Cirque Éloize iD

By Drum Digital
27 September 2016

Cirque Éloize’s iD made its South African debut at Montecasino’s Teatro in 2014, and as word spread it quickly became the hottest ticket in town.

Now the show is back in South Africa at Cape Town’s Artscape and again at Johannesburg’s Montecasino!

It’s a blend of circus arts and urban dance (“b-boying” and “b-girling”, breakdance and hip-hop), with the show’s theme set in the heart of the city, speaking to people’s identity and anonymity all in one go.

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Directed by Jeannot Painchaud and brought to South Africa by leading local promoter Showtime Management, Cirque Éloize’s iD has been enjoyed over the past seven years by more than one million spectators in more than 1 000 performances in almost 100 cities in 23 countries around the world.

iD features a cast of 15 acrobats and performers, and incorporates innovative multimedia elements, as well as a rock and electronica-inspired soundtrack created by composers Jean-Phi Goncalves and Alex McMahon. In Cirque Éloize’s iD acrobatic disciplines are combined with the energy of hip-hop and street dances, giving a fresh and high-octane spin to modern circus.

Painchaud says, “It is with great pleasure that we bring this urban tale, filled with colour, passion and energy to Cape Town for the very first time. We are also pleased to be back in Johannesburg where we played to packed houses in 2014.”

When and where:

Cape Town: Debuts at Artscape on Wednesday 16 November for a limited season of just 15 performances.

Johannesburg: Opens at Montecasino’s Teatro on Wednesday 30 November and runs until 24 December.

There are special midweek show times and matinees scheduled during peak holiday season.

Book now at Computicket by calling 0861-915-8000 or go to www.computicket.com or your nearest Computicket service centre.  For more information, go to www.showtime.co.za. Stay current on the latest news through social media on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

WIN!

Ten sets of double tickets are up for grabs – five sets for each venue. Cape Town tickets are for the performance on Wednesday 16 November at 8 pm at Artscape. The Johannesburg tickets are for the performance on Wednesday 30 November at 8 pm at the Montecasino's Teatro.

How to enter

Answer the competition question and SMS your answer, preferred venue, name and surname to 34683 by midnight on 3 November 2016.

Question: How many countries has Cirque Éloize’s iD performed in?

Competition rules, terms and conditions:

  • The competition runs from 17 October 2016 to 3 November 2016.
  • Each SMS costs R1,50. Free SMSes cannot be used to enter.
  • You have to be the legal owner of the cellphone or have the owner’s permission to use the cellphone.
  • You may enter as many times as you like.
  • Staff and their families of Media24 and the prize sponsor may not enter.
  • You must send the correct answer to the question to stand a chance to win.
  • Winners will be chosen by random draw.
  • Winners will be notified telephonically. If a winner cannot be reached within three calls during business hours a new winner will be chosen.
  • Media24 and the prize sponsor take no responsibility for any damage caused by entering or taking part in this competition.
  • By entering this competition you consent to occasionally receiving promotional material from Media24.
  • Tickets are only valid for the date of performance as stipulated, subject to availability and may not be upgraded, exchanged for cash or for an alternate performance.
  • The prize comprises two show tickets and does not include travel costs to the show.
  • Tickets will only be available for collection from one hour prior to performance time on the date of the performance from the media desk located in the foyer at the venue.
  • Tickets not collected from the media desk by 8 pm will be left at the box office until the box office closes for the evening.
  • If winners are unable to use the show tickets we ask you to kindly notify Jill Somers, jildance@mweb.co.za.
  • No-shows will not receive replacement tickets.
  • By entering this competition the participant agrees to the terms and conditions.

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