Cirque du Soleil’s VOLTA hosts Equality Night

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Cirque du Soleil’s VOLTA is showing under the Big Top at Tysons II through the end of September.  This Thursday, Sept. 12, it will host a special Equality Night.  The evening’s performance will raise funds for SMYAL, which supports and empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth in the Washington, DC, metropolitan region.

VOLTA a captivating story of discovery inspired in part by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of street sports.  It explores the themes of celebrating differences and unique qualities in a world where technology often isolates people from one another rather than freeing them.

Tickets to the show are $50 for general admission and $175 for VIP seating.  For every ticket purchased with the promo code “RAINBOW,” $3 will be donated to SMYAL Attendees will be able to meet VOLTA artists and take photos on a rainbow carpet beginning at 6:30 p.m. and attend the show at 7:30 p.m.

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Troy Petenbrink

Troy, also known as The Gay Traveler, is a well known travel and food writer. His has been a regular contributor to a variety of outlets including National Geographic, Travel Channel, DCRefined, CBS Local, and Metro Weekly. He also appears on local Washington news outlets as a travel expert.

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