Drawn to Life Presented by Cirque du Soleil | Disney World

Last Updated on: March 26th, 2024

Cirque du Soleil (Disney Springs)Set your imagination in motion and get ready for a first-of-its-kind creative collaboration between iconic memory-makers Cirque du Soleil and Disney.

Drawn to Life invites you into an astounding world where the art of Walt Disney Animation is experienced like never before. Gather your whole family for an unforgettable leap into this amazing new show—a live acrobatic journey where the stage is transformed into a giant animation table. The art of classic Disney animation is reinterpreted through Cirque du Soleil’s innovative design, acrobatic performances, dazzling choreography, and eclectic costuming alongside all-new Disney animation and an original score inspired by timeless Disney music. The show is absolutely alive with all the high-flying, mind-blowing exuberance that Cirque du Soleil is famous for.

This love letter to the art of Disney Animation celebrates life in all of its motions and emotions. The show tells the story of a determined girl who discovers one last gift left by her animator father: a sequence of unfinished drawings. Guided by a magical pencil and a quirky troupe of imaginative muses, she embarks on an inspiring quest filled with her childhood Disney memories. We’ll follow her as she leaps into a whimsical world of animation and discovers new possibilities that animate the story of her future. Drawn to Life presented by Cirque du Soleil and Disney.

Fun Facts

  • “Drawn to Life” is a collaboration between Disney and Cirque du Soleil, bringing together the magic of Disney storytelling and the artistry of Cirque du Soleil’s acrobatics and performance.
  • The show is inspired by Disney animation and takes the audience on a journey into the world of Disney characters, combining live performances with stunning visuals.
  • It features a unique storyline centered around a young girl named Julie and her Disney animator father, blending the real and animated worlds.
  • The show incorporates beloved Disney characters and themes, including characters from classics like “Beauty and the Beast,” “The Little Mermaid,” and “Aladdin.”
  • “Drawn to Life” is an immersive and visually captivating experience that showcases the creativity and storytelling prowess of both Disney and Cirque du Soleil.

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