NDPresents to feature Cirque Eloize on March 22

by Julie Hail Flory

NDPresents, the new arts presenter of the University of Notre Dame, will host Cirque Eloize performing “Nomade” at 7:30 p.m. March 22 (Monday) at South Bend’s Morris Performing Arts Center.p. Sponsored by U.S. Cellular, admission to the performance ranges from $30-$45. Tickets are available by calling the Morris Center box office at 574-235-9190 or toll free at 800-537-6415, or on the Web at www.MorrisCenter.org .

Described as “modern nomads,” the members of Cirque Eloize travel the world entertaining audiences with an eclectic ensemble of virtuosic feats. “Nomade” is a nighttime carnival filled with song, dance and astonishing acrobatic feats. It features jugglers, rope climbers, a trapeze artist, a contortionist, acrobats, clowns and others, borrowing theatrical conventions to weave the specialty acts into a cohesive story.

Cirque Eloize appears as the fourth event of the inaugural season of “NDPresents,” which earlier featured performances by Chicago Shakespeare Theater, the Suzanne Farrell Ballet, and Opera Verdi Europa.

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