Guy Laliberté creating pyramid-shaped entertainment venue in the Old Port - Montreal


Paris has the Louvre, and shortly, Montreal will too have its personal pyramid housing artwork.

However as an alternative of that includes vintage works, Montreal’s pyramid-shaped venue shall be house to state of the art virtual artwork.

Baptized as “PY1,” the pyramid is a brand new mission beneath the path of Man Laliberté, founding father of Cirque du Soleil and Lune Rouge Leisure.


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PY1 is a brand new, one-of-a-kind thought providing a multi-sensory revel in which is able to incorporate augmented truth.

“The pyramid is an structure that has all the time been related to the religious, the esoteric facet of the sector,” Laliberté mentioned.

“We predict this pyramid will grow to be our musical cathedral.”

The construction shall be positioned at the Clock Tower website of town’s Previous Port however it won’t all the time be there. It’s deliberate for it to be a travelling venue.

“The pyramid is certain to be to Lune Rouge what the marquee was once to Cirque du Soleil,” Laliberté defined.

The venue will dangle as much as 1,000 folks and can morph right into a nightclub, promising visitors they’ll be “surrounded by way of superb sound and visible results.”

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A primary display within the works 

Throughout the Echos is deliberate to be the venue’s first display. It’s described as an immersive 60-minute display designed by way of multidisciplinary artist Gabriel Coutu-Dumont.

“Target market individuals shall be surrounded by way of lasers, 360-degree projections, kinetic video aerial surroundings, atmospheric particular results and impressive lights. Immersed in top of the range soundscapes, they’re going to discover the thread of house and time, from our origins to our conceivable futures, as though in a waking dream,” Lune Rouge defined in a press unlock.

“The target audience will play the principle position and take centre degree,” mentioned Stéphane Mongeau, president and CEO of Lune Rouge Leisure.

Throughout the Echos shall be offered at PY1 in June 2019.

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