Inside Cirque Du Soleil's 'Luzia' And The Show's Magnificent Costumes

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Leave it up to Cirque du Soleil to transport their audiences out of their daily reality and into a dreamworld.

In their latest show "Luzia," the Montreal-based theatre company celebrates an imaginary Mexico as a sensory exploration. Mixing light and rain, the performance relies deeply on its design, and that includes the performers' magnificent costumes.

In the video above, Francis Jalbert, a publicist for "Luzia," walks us through the creation of the costumes.

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"Fashion is a part of the experience at Cirque du Soleil," Jalbert says. "We're recreating a feel with these shows."

Part of the feel includes getting wet, a factor for some of the 300 designers at the show's costume Montreal workshop. It's a detail worked into everything from the dresses down to the shoes.

Watch the video above to see a few of the costumes in full. and to see more incredible photos from Cirque du Soleil's production of "Luzia," check out the slideshow below:
LUZIA - Cirque du Soleil
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