February 18, 2018

A Breakthrough Ice Experience!

Cirque du Soleil’s First Ever On Ice Production 


performs in Youngstown from June 27 through July 1st at the Covelli Centre


Youngstown, OH – February 19, 2018Cirque du Soleil is coming to the Covelli Centre with a brand-new arena creation. Cirque du Soleil’s CRYSTAL, explores the artistic limits of ice for the first time in the company’s 34-year history. This unique production pushes boundaries of performance by combining stunning skating and acrobatic feats that defy the imagination. CRYSTAL will perform in Youngstown from Wednesday, June 27 through Sunday, July 1st for 7 shows only.

In CRYSTAL, gymnasts and skaters perform acrobatics on the ice and in the air, seamlessly combining multiple disciplines for a world class audience experience. Synchronized skating, freestyles figures, and extreme skating are featured alongside traditional circus disciplines such as swinging trapeze, aerial traps and hand to hand. The result is an adrenaline-packed show for the whole family that pushes the boundaries and surpasses all expectations!

Tickets for CRYSTAL are available online exclusively to Cirque Club members starting Monday, February 19 at 10:00 am. Cirque Club membership is free and benefits includes access to advance tickets, special offers and exclusive behind-the-scenes information. To join, visit Presale tickets for Youngstown performances of CRYSTAL will be available starting March 2nd at 10:00 am.

Watch world-class ice skaters and acrobats explore their new frozen playground with speed and fluidity as they challenge the laws of gravity with never-before-seen acrobatics. Cirque du Soleil’s CRYSTAL fuses circus arts and the world of ice skating in a stunning new production that will take the audience on a journey into a surreal world where figure skating blends with acrobatics and aerial prowess.

Show Schedule – Wednesday, June 27 through Sunday, July 1st, 2018

Wednesday, June 27 at 7:30 PM

Thursday, June 28 at 7:30 PM

Friday, June 29 at 7:30 PM

Saturday, June 30 at 4:00 PM and 7:30 PM

Sunday, July 1st at 1:30 PM and 5:00 PM

More about CRYSTAL – A Breakthrough Ice Experience 

Follow Crystal, the lead character, on an exhilarating tale of self-discovery as she dives into a world of her own imagination. Feel the adrenaline as she soars through this surreal world at high speed to become what she was always destined to be: confident, liberated, and empowered.

For more information, visit

To watch a preview video of CRYSTAL, visit YOUTUBE



Cirque du Soleil wishes to thank Forsythe Technology ; official sponsor of Cirque du Soleil.

Cirque du Soleil 

CRYSTAL is Cirque du Soleil’s 42nd original production since 1984. The company has brought wonder and delight to more than 180 million spectators in more than 450 cities on six continents. Cirque du Soleil has over 4,000 employees, including 1,300 performing artists from 50 different countries.

For more information about Cirque du Soleil, visit

To find out more about the ONE DROP Foundation, visit

Youngstown Media Contact:

Saul Markowitz- 412-977-8517

Lauren Schmalz- 267-987-1428