Cirque du Soleil AXEL opens in Cornwall!

Posted On Thursday May 23, 2019

A New Experience Fusing World-Class Ice Skating
with Breathtaking Acrobatics

Exclusive pre-sale for Cirque Club members starts May 22, 2019 at 11:00AMGeneral public on sale is Friday May 31st, 2019 at 10:00AM.

Cirque du Soleil is proud to announce its return on ice with a new creation that will spin you into the vibrant world of Cirque du Soleil AXEL. This unique experience will showcase world-class acrobatic skating performances set in fantastical universes combining full-spectrum visual effects and awesome live music that seamlessly integrates popular songs with new original scores. Cirque du Soleil AXEL will open at the Ed Lumley Arena for 2 performances only, starting October 4, 2019 at 7:30PM and October 5, 2019 at 3:30PM.

“The success of our first creation on ice has reinforced our ambition to further explore the extensive creative possibilities of a frozen playground,” says Daniel Fortin, Vice President Creation. “With Cirque du Soleil AXEL, we will offer a truly electrifying experience to all audiences, pushing the boundaries of creativity with the unique approach that has forged the reputation of Cirque du Soleil.”

Embark on the journey of Axel, a young man whose passion for live music and graphic arts come to life in an exhilarating adventure that reminds us all that our dreams are within reach. Discover this young artist as he falls for the fascinating Lei in a high-speed chase for love and self-realization.

Get lifted by the electrifying experience of Cirque du Soleil AXEL, with stunning acrobatic ice-skating performances that will leave all audiences astounded!

Tickets Information

Tickets for Cirque du Soleil AXEL are available online exclusively to Cirque Club members starting Wednesday, May 22 at 11:00 am.

Cirque Club membership is free and provides multiple benefits including access to advance tickets, special offers and exclusive behind-the-scenes information. To join, visit

Public tickets for Cornwall performances of Cirque du Soleil AXEL will be available starting May 31st, 2019 at

Show Schedule – October 4-5, 2019

Friday,       October 4th, 2019 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, October 5th, 2019 at 3:30 pm



Cirque du Soleil AXEL is presented by Sun Life Global Investments, Presenting Partner of the Canadian tour. Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group would also like to thank Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte, Mastercard, Simons and Van Houtte, our Official Partners.

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About Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group

Cirque du Soleil AXEL is the 48th original production of Cirque du Soleil, part of Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, and its second on-ice experience.

Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group is a world leader in live entertainment. On top of producing world-renowned circus arts shows, the Canadian organization brings its creative approach to a large variety of entertainment forms such as multimedia productions, immersive experiences, theme parks and special events. It currently has 4,500 employees from nearly 70 countries. Going beyond its various creations, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group aims to make a positive impact on people, communities and the planet with its most important tools: creativity and art. For more information about Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, please visit

About Cornwall Civic Complex
Situated in scenic Lamoureux Park on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, the Cornwall Civic Complex is a highly versatile and modern facility.  The heart of the Civic Complex is the Ed Lumley Arena, a modern ice rink that boasts seating for up to 5,800 people for concerts and special events.

The Civic Complex has hosted a number of special events in recent years such as the World Junior Exhibition Game, RBC Cup National Junior A Hockey Championship and concerts by Nickelback, Great Big Sea, Alice Cooper and Blue Rodeo.

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