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Iris was a cinema-themed Cirque du Soleil show that ran from 2011 to 2012 at the Kodak Theater.  It featured an original score by Danny Elfman.[1]

Set & Technical Information[]

Costume Design[]


Buster (a young composer)


Scarlett (a naive actress)

Violet (pronounced Vee-Oh-Let AKA Praxinscope female clown)

Alan Smithee (clown)


  • Aerial straps duo
  • Shadows and contortion
  • Hand to hand
  • Filmstrip
  • Kiriki: a modern version of Icarian games
  • Movie set
  • Trapeze and broom manipulation
  • Trampoline (The Rooftops)
  • Hand balancing
  • Aerial ball
  • Icarian Games




  1. Gallo, P. (2013, January 14). Danny Elfman Discusses Musical Approach to New Cirque du Soleil Show. Retrieved from
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