Cirque Du Soleil has grown to become the world’s largest theatrical producer. Their breathtaking shows are the perfect mixture of human athleticism, live music, and creative art. Chad Fraser will give us a behind-the-scenes look at the life of a professional circus traveling around the world. You’ll learn about the conception and creation of the show Kurios, which is currently touring Japan. Chad will also discuss how the world-class performers of Cirque du Soleil stay mentally and physically prepared for the shows for weeks and months at a time.
Date: Monday, June 25th
Time: 17:30 – 19:00
Fee: ¥500 Current KAIS/EMS Students
¥ 1,000 Former KAIS/EMS Students
¥ 2,000 Guardians / Adults
Location: KAIS Elementary and Middle School:
1 Chome-6-8 Nakane, Meguro, Tokyo 152-0031
Pre-registration is required. Sign-up using this link.
Chad Fraser was born in Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia in eastern Canada. He received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in 2001 from St. Francis Xavier University in Canada. From there, Chad completed his Master of Science in Education and Sports Medicine from Old Dominion University in the United States in 2004. He then joined the sports medicine staff at Christopher Newport University working with their sports teams for 7 years while also serving as an adjunct professor for Old Dominion teaching courses in rehabilitation. In 2011, Chad returned back to Montreal, Canada where he currently lives, and began his career with Cirque du Soleil as part of the Performance Medicine Department at their main headquarters. Over the past 7 years, Chad has worked with 2 touring shows starting with Amaluna for a period of 2 years and is now currently the Head Therapist for Kurios which is currently in the middle of its Japan tour. Chad is an avid runner who enjoys hiking, rock climbing, Crossfit and playing ice hockey in his spare time.
Here is a video of the Cirque du Soleil show that is touring Japan right now.