Saturday, May 14, 2010 is the date for the premiere performance of Indonesia's first combined professional acrobatic and musical extravaganza theatrical performance at the Bali Theatre in the Taman Safari and Marine Park, located on the I.B. Mantra Highway on Denpasar's eastern outskirts.
Regalia – The Enchanted Forest
The nearly 1.5 hour spectacular features a cast of more than 50 acrobats, performers, dancers, singers and actors including more than 20 former Cirque du Soleil performers.
Presented on what is arguably one of the world's largest high-tech stages, Regalia – The Enchanted Forest
is a romantic love story set in the mystical and magic forest of Regalia
where, like in the island of Bali - a delicate balance is maintained between man, nature and the spiritual realm.
Directed by H. Peter Heckmann who, together with I Nyoman Sura and Sunny Soriano, scripted the spectacular, The Enchanted Forest
promises to bedazzle and amaze with a quality of a music, dance, acrobatic feats and stagecraft formerly only available on stages in Las Vegas and other leading world capitals.
Among those appearing in the coming performance:
· Sunny Soriano
- A Los Angeles-based aerialists who has shared stages with the Black-eyed Peas, Jason Mraz
and Josh Groban.
She has also performed on internationally televised presentation of The Grammy Awards.
Dancing professionally since the age of four, a move to Los Angeles introduced her to circus performance – a world she now dominates as one of its leading contemporary exponents.
She has toured and performed in various live stage shows and at some of the biggest festivals and events in the world, such as the Coachella Music Festival (US )
and the Electric Picnic Festival (Ireland),
as well as Cirque Du Soleil
and National Academy of Recording Arts (Grammys)
· Maximiliano Palacio
– this exciting Argentinean performer makes his home in Los Angeles. A supreme athlete who excels in both Polo and Rugby, many will remember him in a supporting role on "Desperate Housewives."
A successful New York model, Palacio is a also a gifted thespian at home in both comedic and Shakespearean roles.
It was while hosting his own hit show 12 Corozones
with Penelope Menchaca that Maximiliano began acrobatic dance training with Soriano, a turn in his career he took with remarkable ease due to his innate athleticism.
· Orlando Bassi -
engaged to design costumes and stage effects for the Bali show, his works have complemented a number of productions including: Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean, 10.000BC
and Legend of the Seeker.
A Spectacle Like No Other
The international cast of fifty-two eclectic and awe-inspiring acrobatic performers, dancers, singers and musicians are certain to enchant Bali audiences during a powerful, action-packed seventy-five minute theatrical encounter.
The original musical score has been written by internationally renowned composers Joshua Penman and H.P. Heckmann and choreographed by the French master Jerome "Jay" Maurel and Balinese dancing legend I Nyoman Sura.
The Gala Première
The Enchanted Forest
will be presented two or three times each week beginning in June, with tickets available for a gala première to be held on Saturday, May 14, 2011.
Only for the premiere a pre-show event commences at 5:00 pm before the show's debut at 7:00 pm in the Bali Theatre.
After the performance, from 8:30 pm until 10:30 pm, there be music, food and drink where guests can join the cast in a celebratory party with the cast and crew.
VIP ticket cost Rp. 800,000 (US$89) with VVIP tickets priced at Rp.1.5 million (US$167).
Tickets can be ordered by contacting Taman Safari and Marine Park
or emailing info[at]rainingheart.com
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