Cirque du Soleil KÀ Symposium

Cirque du Soliel  Symposium

November 16, 2018

9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Winifred Smith Hall (& various)

Claire Trevor School of the Arts

Cirque du Soleil is coming to the University of California, Irvine (UCI)! In partnership with Cirque du Soleil and The Cirque Collaborative, UC Irvine will host the Cirque du Soleil KÀ Symposium at the Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) on Friday, November 16, 2018. This free one-day event will provide exciting educational and career development opportunities with the world leader of live entertainment. Open to everyone, this symposium will include panel discussions, workshops, and lectures covering topics such as: Cirque Management, Stage Management, Dance, Musical Theatre, Technical Direction, Rigging, Automation, Costumes, Makeup, Lighting, Projections, and Audio.

Free admission, registration required.

Please review the Cirque du Soleil KÀ Symposium schedule prior to registering:

Please note on the registration/RSVP website: After you click on "Register" and select "Checkout", you will have the opportunity to denote which sessions you plan to attend.

Admissions to all events are free, however, reservations are required because of the limited seating in each venue. Early sign-ups are highly encouraged; a limited number of walk-up seats will be available at every event but are not guaranteed. Onsite registration starts at 8:00 AM.

The event is sponsored by UCI Illuminations: The Chancellor's Arts & Culture Initiative, UC Irvine Claire Trevor School of the Arts | Department of Drama, UC Irvine Associated Graduate Students, the Stage Managers' Association (of the United States), and California USITT (United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Inc.) Regional Section.

Organizer: Joel Veenstra (

November 16, 2018 - 9:00am
November 16, 2018 - 6:00pm