• Cirque Éloize: iD

    Cirque Éloize, iD | Photo: © 2010 Theatre T & Cie / Valérie Remise

    A stadium-size show, Cirque Éloize's iD visits England this autumn for a four-date tour. Hailing from Montreal, Éloize are cut from similar cloth to Cirque du Soleil – making large-scale, large-cast, high-skill spectacle that's artistically fairly conservative – though they have considerably more caché and respect within the industry. iD then is directed by Éloize founder Jeannot Painchaud and is a show that sets circus alongside hip-hop and street dance in the creation of a futuristic mega-urbanised city. Worth a look perhaps for an appreciation of its technical aspects rather than with the expectation of anything groundbreaking...

    Artists: Cirque Éloize