DelARue Productions proudly presents BEYONDLeap from Dream to Reality July 1 August 1, 2010 at the historic El Portal Theatre
Phenomenal multi-cultural, world-class entertainers, dancers, aerialists, acrobats, and a smoky torch singer will excite and arouse in a romantic delight for the senses! This sexy, glitzy show features dancing from around the world. BEYOND is the first show of its kind in Los Angeles and will appeal to adults, couples and families of all nationalities and languages looking for an authentically breath-taking night out.
Created by international aerialist, acrobat and dancer Aurelien Roulin, BEYOND is a tribute to his life journey, experiences and travels. In a world of pure imagination, BEYOND is the story of a man in his search for love who enters a dream through dance and cirque, which then turns into waking reality. The dream transports him around the world through the magic of dance.
The journey encompasses ballroom, lyrical, contemporary, musical, jazz, Bollywood, Asian fusion, circus, elegant French can-can and cabaret. BEYOND will defy explanation and is appropriate for all ages!
Playing on the four elements; water, earth, fire and air, this world premiere is an exciting, unique blend of amazing aerial work and an acrobatic medley of choreography and costumes with a touch of French style cabaret. . A beautiful water curtain and lighting will take you on a journey BEYOND from Dream to Reality.
The cast members and specialty acts include: aerialists, singers, a Master of Ceremonies, a contortionist, hand balancing acrobats, a Cyr wheel artist and Chinese pole act along with dances ranging from Bollywood, ballroom, fire, can-can and much more!
BEYOND features original music from composer, songwriter, and singer, Emmanuel Moire of Paris, France who was the lead in the French Musical Le Roi Soleil in Paris. BEYOND also features glamorous hand made costumes embellished with Swarovski crystals and jewels from Olivier Pascal, Frederic Couture and Les Oiseaux du Paradis of Paris, France. Additional museum quality costumes from India and around the world designed by Aurelien Roulin and Mikiko Nagao.
The El Portal Theatre is located at 5269 Lankershim Boulevard, North Hollywood, CA 91601.
JULY 1- AUG 1 TUESDAYS - WEDNESDAYS $35 THURSDAYS - SUNDAYS $55 TUESDAYS - SATURDAYS 8:30PM SUNDAYS 7:00 PM GALA OPENING CHAMPAGNE RECEPTION FRIDAY JULY 2ND 7:00PM $100
Red Carpet Gala Opening Night is July 2, tickets are $100, which includes hors doeuvres, dessert bites and champagne reception sponsored by Farniente, Nickel & Nickel and En Route Wineries from Napa, California. Special guest of honor will be Gilles Marini, star of the ABC television show Brothers and Sisters. In addition, all proceeds from opening night will benefit the California Lymphoma Research Foundation. Stay tuned for BEYOND Red Carpet updates!
For Tickets call: 818-508-4200 or 866-811-4111 Or order online: www.elportaltheatre.com/events.html
Cast Alex David, Arthur Davis, Aurelian Roulin, Brittany O'Connor, Christine Ivy, David Matz, Ganchimeg (Gana), , Jennifer Shields, Jill Otte, Kavita Rao, Liz LeGrande, Michael Pena, Minn Vo, Rachel Bowman, Ripley Rade, Sarah Romanowsky, Sunny Soriano, Tara Page, Yusuf Nasir.
Crew Co-Producers Aurelien Roulin, Clara Duda Co-Directors- Aurelien Roulin, Clara Duda Assistant Director-Sunny Soriano Choreographers Desiree Castro, Clara Duda, David Estrada, Stephen Hues, Kavita Rao, Yusuf Nasir, Aurelien Roulin, Sunny Soriano, Shivani Thakkar Costumes by Les Oiseaux du Paradis (Paris, France), Olivier Pascal, Frederic Couture, Aurelien Roulin (US & India) Head Costumer, Los Angeles Branch - Mikiko Nagao Costumers - Celia Sweet-Kilgore, Heather Ofitserov Make-up Designer - Cool Benson Music les Oiseaux DE Paradis (Paris, France), Frederic Couture, Olivier Pascal Production Manager - Desiree Castro Stage Manager Clara Duda Publicity & Marketing Director - Candice Love Art Director Carl Hoagland