Crystal – Cirque Du Soleil’s First-Ever Acrobatic Performance On Ice Returns To Detroit For Six Performances At Little Caesars Arena January 4-7, 2024

11 Sep / 2023
Tickets Go On Sale Monday, September 18 at 10 a.m.

“Defines the spirit of Cirque du Soleil… the most unique and different production of the Canadian company.” – Diario Sur (Spain)
“This is a show you must see.” – Krant van West-Vlaanderen (Belgium)
“a poetic and acrobatic masterpiece on skates” – Munchner Merkur (Germany)


(DETROIT – September 11, 2023) – Cirque du Soleil’s CRYSTAL – a one-of-a-kind production that brings the circus arts to the ice for the very first time, returns to Detroit’s Little Caesars Arena from January 4 to January 7, 2024, just in time for the city’s vibrant downtown winter scene. The show’s return marks the 14th time Cirque du Soleil has toured to Detroit.

Tickets go on sale Monday, September 18 at 10 a.m. at, and Tickets for CRYSTAL are now available exclusively to Cirque Club members. Cirque Club membership is free and includes access to advance tickets and special offers. To join, visit

With seven jaw-dropping traditional circus acts all thrillingly adapted for Cirque du Soleil’s first foray into a brand new creative territory – the ice – CRYSTAL takes audiences on an unforgettable journey into the vivid and whimsical world of imagination.

Watch the CRYSTAL trailer here.

Since 2017, CRYSTAL has dazzled more than 1.9 million people in over 130 cities worldwide, blending the art of skating with adrenaline-inducing acrobatics and aerial feats.

“CRYSTAL really pushes the boundaries of possibility within the circus arts. The show highlights Cirque du Soleil’s creativity in a new way and encourages audiences to find the magic of the everyday,” says Robert Tannion, Artistic Director, CRYSTAL. “Every time you watch, there’s something new to see and experience. We’re thrilled to bring the show back to Detroit this winter!”

CRYSTAL – Performance Schedule

Detroit MI, Little Caesars Arena

  • Thursday, January 4 at 7:30pm
  • Friday, January 5 at 7:30pm
  • Saturday, January 6 at 3:00pm & 7:00pm
  • Sunday, January 7 at 1:00pm & 5:00pm


Created by Shana Carroll and Sebastien Soldevila, CRYSTAL takes audiences on an exhilarating journey of self-discovery full of whimsy and wonder. Feel your adrenaline soar as you dive into a world of playful imagination with the show’s protagonist, Crystal, as she learns to see things differently and become whom she was always destined to be: herself.

Using larger than life visual projections on ice (a Cirque du Soleil first) and a soundtrack that seamlessly blends popular music with the signature sound of Cirque du Soleil, CRYSTAL transports audiences on an unforgettable visual and auditory experience full of magic and wonder.

The show is suitable for all ages.

Fun Facts

  • CRYSTAL is Cirque du Soleil’s 42nd creation and the company’s very first acrobatic experience on ice.
  • Since its creation in 2017, the show has toured to over 130 cities in 15 different countries, including Canada, the US, the UK, Mexico, France, Germany, and more/
  • This one-of-a-kind performance features seven traditional circus acts, including trapeze, hand-to-hand, Banquine, aerial straps, hand-to-trapeze, juggling, and hand balancing – all thrillingly adapted to be performed on ice!
  • CRYSTAL is the first Cirque du Soleil production that uses real snow – the team makes approximately 300 snowballs each week.

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