CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
Friday, November 16th
The event is sponsored by UC Irvine Claire Trevor School of the Arts | Department of Drama, UCI Illuminations: The Chancellor's Arts & Culture Initiative, the Stage Managers' Association (of the United States), and California USITT.
Cirque du Soleil is coming to the University of California, Irvine! In partnership with Cirque du Soleil and The Cirque Collaborative, UC Irvine will host the Cirque du Soleil KÀ Symposium at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) on Friday, November 16th.
This free one-day event will provide exciting educational and career development opportunities with the world leader of live entertainment. Open to everyone, this symposium will include panel discussions, workshops, and lectures covering topics such as: Management, Stage Management, Dance, Musical Theatre, Technical Direction, Rigging, Automation, Lighting, Projections, and Audio.
Admissions to all events are free, however, reservations are required because of the limited seating in each venue. Early sign-ups are highly encouraged; a limited number of walk-up seats will be available at every event but are not guaranteed.
Music Director | KÀ
Richard Oberacker is the Music Director of KÀ by Cirque du Soleil. Mr. Oberacker's most recent projects include Composing BANDSTAND that opened the 2015 season at The Paper Mll Playhouse and premiered on Broadway at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on April 26, 2017.