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Mystère

Mystère is classic Cirque du Soleil, combining the powerful athleticism, high-energy acrobatics and inspiring imagery that has become the company's hallmark.   Deemed a theatrical "flower in the desert," Mystère thrills generations of audiences with its exhilarating blend of whimsy, drama and the unimaginable brought to life on stage. Presented exclusively at Treasure Island, Mystère provides the ultimate discovery that life itself is a mystery.

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Acts

Aerial Cube

Aerial Cube

A virtuoso who can turn a simple cube into an object of beauty, he effortlessly turns and spins the cube while nonchalantly performing a gravity-defying ballet of aerial maneuvers. Fascinated observers hold their breath, wondering who is in control.
Aerial Tissu

Aerial Tissu

Descending gracefully from the heavens, her effortless beauty is part mortal, part Goddess; connecting the earth and sky. This solo Tissu act was created by aerial artist Ginger Ana Griep-Ruiz. In addition to her breathtaking flips, spins and displays of flexibility high above the stage, Ginger also devised a system to give the appearance that the fabric never ends, allowing her to do continuous tricks without having to stop to reposition herself on the material.
Bungee

Bungee

Like majestic birds in flight, they dive in unison, creating a fantastically organized chaos. They drop from their trapezes in turn or as a group, their falls halted only by the elastic around their waists.
Chinese Poles

Chinese Poles

Crawling up and down the poles, like sprouting vines, these artists are a symbol of organic life which feeds on itself as it grows.
Clowns

Clowns

He represents the other side of the coin – the individual who, refusing to fit the mold, becomes a cog in the machinery. The clown is the fly in the ointment. He is like the child who breaks a toy to see how it works. His innocent mischief is an exploration of our own child-like curiosity. One of the original members of the Cirque du Soleil team, Wayne Hronek created the clown act that has thrilled audiences throughout the world with slightly dangerous antics and incredible comic timing. Brian Dewhurst has learned this routine from the original creator and is now performing the act in the Mystère Theatre.
Hand-to-Hand

Hand-to-Hand

Two mighty physiques connect in gentle, fluid movements, exuding a strength that mystifies the audience. This act is an exhibition of strength and stamina. The two brothers who perform the increasingly difficult maneuvers demonstrate harmony while fusing power and grace. Developed through many years of intense training, the hand-and-body balancing act is performed on a rotating dome, demanding extreme precision of the artists.
Taïko

Taïko

The adventure begins with the Big Bang, symbolizing primitive man embarking on a never-ending journey. The opening also juxtaposes the characters and contexts in a way that creates the timelessness of Mystère: the primitives on the drums, the Renaissance Archangels and the ultra-modern decor coexist seamlessly.
Trampoline

Trampoline

The comic chorus, always present, always jolly, laughs in the face of the pain of humanity. With their energy, these bouncing characters are like a virus contaminating the world of Mystère with an infectious folly. Perhaps they possess the true wisdom…
Trapeze

Trapeze

Human dreams taking flight, borne by the hopes of a new millennium. The pendulum movement of the trapeze flyers emphasize that time continues but never stops passing. The benefits outweigh the risks, for the adventure is the reward. The performers in the Trapeze act have been performing together as a group, and an extended family, for the past several years. Comprised of members of circus families from across Latin America, with one obligatory American, Mystère boasts one of the most fast-paced Trapeze acts ever devised. Completing more than a dozen tricks in little more than six minutes, the Catchers have a particularly difficult job as they spend the majority of the performance upside down with little break in between.

Characters

The Spermatos / The Spermatites

The Spermatos / The Spermatites

The Spermatos and Spermatites are like viruses, contaminating the world of Mystère with infectious folly. They are the seeds of life, moving about frantically to fulfill their destinies.
Red Bird

Red Bird

The Red Bird leaps ever higher in his futile attempt to take to the skies. Still convinced he can fly, he struggles against his fate.
Les Laquais

Les Laquais

In perpetual servitude, the Laquais are the footmen of Mystère. Their objective is to serve and support others in their pursuit of happiness.
Brian Le Petit

Brian Le Petit

Brian looks relatively harmless as he sprints through the audience, but remember: he does not belong to this magical world. He is a troublemaker, always doing things he shouldn't, always in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Les Bébés

Les Bébés

Always in search of warmth and food, the babies represent the primitive human state: selfish and hungry.
La Vache à Lait

La Vache à Lait

When the Vache à Lait sounds his ancient horn, it heralds a rebirth, a new beginning. The Vache à Lait is the protector of babies and a symbol of fertility.
Moha-Samedi

Moha-Samedi

Moha-Samedi is the narrator no one listens to. He takes himself very seriously, and gets very angry and disagreeable when others don't.
La Belle

La Belle

La Belle celebrates the present because her beauty-like life itself-is ephemeral. She is the mystery of beauty, timeless and fleeting.
The Black Widow

The Black Widow

The Black Widow is a praying mantis who destroys the illusions and dreams of her victims. She is the antithesis of the Belle's beauty and grace.
The Birds of Prey

The Birds of Prey

The ever-present and unpredictable Birds of Prey fly furiously through the world of Mystère. They can be graceful and serene, but when hungry they will attack, devouring their prey with delight.
The Lizards

The Lizards

This chameleon can completely disappear before your eyes. But when it skitters about in its reptilian dance, the lizard shows off its shiny green skin with flashes of scarlet.
The Double Faces

The Double Faces

The Double Faces hide behind haunting masks. In constant search of their own identities, they seldom reveal vulnerability.

Creators

Founder and Creative Guide
Director
Artistic Guide
Set Designer
Costume Designer
Composer and Arranger
Composer and Musical Director
Acrobatic Choreographer Luzia - Acrobatic Choreographer Amaluna, Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour
Lighting Designer
Sound Designer