MONTREAL, March 13, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - In celebration of World Water Day on March 22, ONE DROP, the non-profit organization established by
Cirque du Soleil Founder Guy Laliberté, will present One Night for ONE DROP, sponsored by Lamborghini and MGM Resorts International. This original,
full-scale production, specifically created for a one-night-only
performance at the "O" Theatre at Bellagio in Las Vegas, will feature
more than 230 Cirque du Soleil artists and guest performers.
To share the experience around the world, the event will be filmed with
12 cameras and a 90-minute special will be created. The broadcast will
be available for online viewing at ONEDROP.org for seven days only, from March 25 to 31, with a donation of $5 or more
to ONE DROP.
One Night for ONE DROP will celebrate the Earth as an artistic creation and highlight water as
the essence of life within the Earth's ecosystem. The seven Cirque du
Soleil shows in Las Vegas will go dark, so the 1,700 employees,
including 500 artists, can collaboratively participate in this
Special guest artists will include "America's Got Talent" stars, singer
Jackie Evancho and performance painter David Garibaldi, creating a
painting live on stage. The show will also feature Victoria's Secret
model Oluchi Orlandi's unveiling of a specially-designed Roberto
Cavalli gown; a dance piece choreographed by Sonya Tayeh from "So You
Think You Can Dance" and an original composition by award-winning
composer Danny Elfman.
The "O" Theatre will be transformed through state-of-the-art multimedia
environments with video projections designed by Moment Factory, who has
collaborated with Madonna, Jay-Z, Celine Dion and fun., among others.
Additionally, there will be an online auction offering
once-in-a-lifetime experiences, art, memorabilia, VIP event packages
and more. Auction items will include a watch from the private
collection of Prince Albert II of Monaco, jet-setting trips around the
world, original sculptures by Richard MacDonald and Rabarama and the
couture gown designed by Roberto Cavalli and worn by Oluchi Orlandi.
Items can be viewed and bid on until April 4, 2013 at www.charitybuzz.com/ONEDROP.
Access to the broadcast will be provided by Cleeng, the worldwide leader in online pay-per-view.
ONE DROP—a non-profit organization established in 2007 by Guy Laliberté,
Founder of Cirque du Soleil—strives to ensure that water is accessible
to all, today and forever by developing integrated and innovative
water-access and management projects worldwide. All proceeds from One Night for ONE DROP will go to ONE DROP.
Downloadable photos are available at http://s3.amazonaws.com/Chapiteaux/OneNightPhotos.zip
SOURCE: One Drop Foundation
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