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Cirque du Soleil "Dralion"

Cast members of Cirque du Soleil's Dralion pose with hoops in costume.

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Cast members of Cirque du Soleil's Dralion pose with hoops in costume.

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  • In 'Dralion,' the four elements that govern the natural order take on a human form. 
 Clockwise from top: Gaya the goddess of Earth; Azala the goddess of Air, Yao the guide to the fiery demons and Oceane the goddess of Water. 'Dralion' will be at Germain Arena Aug. 1-5.
  • Yao, the guide to the fiery demons, commands the rhythm of 'Dralion.' He 
 symbolizes both good and evil.
  • Pas de deux is an aerial dance in which an intertwined couple flies over the stage in a 
 long band of blue cloth. 'Dralion' will be at Germain Arena Aug. 1-5.
  • The character Kala performs a wheel act during Cirque du Soleil's 'Dralion.' The show will be at Germain Arena in Estero from Aug. 1-5.
  • Eight of Cirque du Soleil's 52 Dralion cast members pose in costume.
  • In Cirque du Soleil's 'Dralion,' Oceane is the goddess of water. As queen 
 of movement she controls, through the art of dance, the movement of the 
  • Medusa act from Cirque du Soleil's 'Dralion.'
  • A blend of the traditional Chinese dragon and lion dances, the dralions are also the namesake of Cirque du Soleil's 'Dralion.'
  • Clown Alberti is just one of several colorful characters in Cirque du Soleil's 'Dralion.'
  • Handbalancing requires great strength and flexibility. Cirque du Soleil's 'Dralion' will be at Germain Arena Aug. 1-5.
  • A childrenís game of skipping rope takes on a new dimension in 'Dralion' with a heightened level of acrobatic prowess. As the artists flips, make pyramids and 
 even form a human column.
  • An artist performs on the ariel hoop during 'Dralion.'
  • Defying the laws of gravity, aerialists bounce off trampolines using the futuristic backdrop both as a diving board and landing pad. Cirque du Soleil's "Dralion" comes to Southwest Florida Aug. 1-5.
  • Cast members of Cirque du Soleil's Dralion pose with hoops in costume.
  • The diabolo, or Chinese yo-yo, involves holding two sticks linked by a string while sliding, juggling and tossing a wooden spool. The diablo, o is just one of the acts in Cirque du Soleil's "Dralion," which comes to Germain Areana Aug. 1-5.

Cirque du Soleil's "Dralion"bringing an international cast of acrobats, gymnasts, musicians, singers and comedic characters to Southwest Florida. Shows run from Wednesday, Aug. 1, to Sunday, Aug. 5 at Germain Arena

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