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Swing Fever: Cirque du Soleil’s Touring Art Director Discusses New Show Theme, Life in Palm Springs

Cirque du Soleil is “dancing in new territory,” according to its artistic director and full-time Palm Springs resident Fabrice Lemire. “Quartz,” the upcoming show that Lemire is about to launch, will be performed entirely on ice.

As (touring) artistic director, Lemire has overseen the development of Cirque’s last three shows, “Quidam,” “Varekai” and “Toruk,” based on James Cameron’s blockbuster “Avatar.” He recently began the three- to four-month development process of “Quartz.”

Lemire sat down for an interview on a warm windy spring evening at his home in Escena. It’s the quiet before the storm…

Link to Full Article at The Desert Sun