When Avatar meets Cirque du Soleil

The entertainment company's 37th production, Toruk - The First Flight, is inspired by James Cameron's science-fiction blockbuster

When you are a recognised brand such as Cirque du Soleil, steering things in a new direction can require some imagination and daring - qualities very much evident in its circus-style entertainments.

Its 37th production, Toruk - The First Flight, is the Canadian company's first show to be inspired by a movie.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 14, 2018, with the headline 'When Avatar meets Cirque du Soleil'. Print Edition | Subscribe