Cirque Du Soleil’s Zaia at The Venetian Macao

Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia
When Cirque Du Soleil’s traveling show, Verakai, came to Manila last July I didn’t watch it because I just saw Zaia at The Venetian Hotel Macao last April.

Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-1
lobby of the theater

I liked the groovy tunnel leading to the main theater.
Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-2

I bought the tickets online in Manila and simply picked it up at the box office just before the show. I got very good seats.
Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-4

ZAIA is the most dazzling show ever staged in Asia. This brand new 90-minute mega-production brings together 75 high-calibre artists from all four corners of the globe.

ZAIA is the dream of a young girl who journeys into space on a strange, yet familiar voyage of self-discovery. As she travels, she encounters the beauty of humanity and eventually brings it back with her to share with the inhabitants of earth.

ZAIA presents a young girl’s perception of the stars and planets, space and infinity, all populated by a panoply of fantastic, literally out-of-this-world creatures. The title, ZAIA, comes from a Greek name meaning “life” and is also reminiscent of “Gaia,” the living, self-aware, spirit of earth.
ZAIA is a show that highlights dance, movement and aerial acrobatics, soaring to the farthest reaches of space and human beauty.  


from Zaia

Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-3

Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-5

The advantage of sitting so near the stage were the pre-show entertainers who got really close and of course the proximity to the stage made you feel like you were almost part of the show.
Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-6

This clown was right beside me!
Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-7

Photography was allowed as long as there was no flash. I used my Panasonic GF1 with 20mm lens with a F1.7 aperture.
Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-8
Choreography I – City Scape


Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-9
Hand to Hand

Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-10
Skating

Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-11
Lions Dance
Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-12

Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-13
Juggling

I played around with my camera’s settings and got these amazing shots of the light emitted by the objects being juggle around.
Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-14

Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-15

Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-16

Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-17
Flying Trapeze

Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-18

Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-19
Handbalancing
Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-20

Another favorite of mine was the frenetic fire dance.
Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-21
Choreography III – Fire Dance
Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-22

Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-23

The show ended with the Trampoline act.
Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-24
Trampoline

The whole cast came out for a last bow and were treated to a loud applause from the appreciative audience. 90 minutes went by so fast.
Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-25

Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-26

Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-27

Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-28

It was an amazing show! I ❤ Zaia!
Cirque Du Soleil - Zaia-29

Zaia at The Venetian Macao
Click here to buy tickets

TICKET PRICE AND SEATING
Category         Adult          Child*
VIP Seating MOP$1288 MOP$1288
Reserve A    MOP$788   MOP$394
Reserve B    MOP$588   MOP$294
Reserve C    MOP$388   MOP$194
*Child prices apply to children ages 2 to 11

BOOK BY PHONE:
Hong Kong : (852) 6333 6660
Macau : (853) 2882 8818
China toll free: 4001 20 6618

BOOK IN PERSON:
ZAIA Theater Box Office
Cotai Strip Cotai Arena Box Office
Sands Lobby Box Office

4 thoughts on “Cirque Du Soleil’s Zaia at The Venetian Macao

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: