Cirque du Soleil’s TOTEM – an unforgettable journey

By Ande Jacobson

Cirque du Soleil is at its heart a traveling circus, but it’s also a ballet of sorts. Each Cirque du Soleil show attempts to tell a story, or at least unites the acts in a common theme while drawing the audience in to the well-known color and grandeur. This review is from the 2011 Thanksgiving matinee performance of TOTEM during their San Francisco fall run, but this is the same troupe coming to San Jose in March 2012 via the scenic route after wintering across the pond in London, UK. Continue reading