Cirque du Soleil’s AXEL to make Montreal Premiere December 19-29, 2019

New acrobatic ice show to run at the Bell Centre before continuing its world tour

MONTREAL, June 17, 2019 – Proud of its success with CRYSTAL, Cirque du Soleil comes back with a brand new on ice experience – Cirque du Soleil AXEL. Presented by Sun Life Global Investments, this unique creation will showcase world-class acrobatic skating performances set in fantastical universes combining full-spectrum visual effects and awesome live music that seamlessly integrates popular songs with new original scores. Cirque du Soleil AXEL is a must-see during the holiday season.

The show tells the story of Axel, a young man whose passion for live music and graphic arts come to life in an exhilarating adventure that reminds us all that our dreams are within reach. Discover this young artist as he falls for the fascinating Lei in a high-speed chase for love and self-realization.

Tickets Information

Tickets for Cirque du Soleil AXEL are available online exclusively to Cirque Club members starting today, June 17th, 11:00 am. Cirque Club membership is free and provides multiple benefits including access to advance tickets, special offers and exclusive behind-the-scenes information. To join, visit Public tickets will be available as of Friday June 21st, 10 :00 am. 

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Show Schedule – December 19st to December 29th, 2019

Thursday, December 19 at 7:30 pm Friday, December 20 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, December 21 at 3:30 pm and 7:30 pm 
Sunday, December 22 at 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm 
Monday, December 23 at 7:30 pm 
Thursday, December 26 at 3:30 pm and 7:30 pm 
Friday, December 27 at 3:30 pm and 7:30 pm
Saturday, December 28 at 3:30 pm and 7:30 pm
Sunday, December 29 at 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm


Cirque du Soleil AXEL is presented by Sun Life Global Investments, Presenting Partner of the 2019 Canadian tour. Cirque du Soleil would also like to thank Mastercard, Official Partner.

About Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group

Cirque du Soleil AXEL is the 48th original production of Cirque du Soleil, part of Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, and its second on-ice experience.

Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group is a world leader in live entertainment. On top of producing world-renowned circus arts shows, the Canadian organization brings its creative approach to a large variety of entertainment forms such as multimedia productions, immersive experiences, theme parks and special events. It currently has 4,500 employees from nearly 70 countries. Going beyond its various creations, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group aims to make a positive impact on people, communities and the planet with its most important tools: creativity and art. 

The world premiere of Cirque du Soleil AXEL will take place on December 19th and the show will remain at the Bell Center until December 29th, for a total of 15 performances.

Exclusive pre-sale for Cirque Club members starts today

Public on sale will begin Friday June 21, 2019

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