For centuries humans and their horse companions have ventured through wars, found camaraderie with one another, and together, have completed journeys to far off destinations. Join the timeless, special voyage for the first and limited time in Orange County with the brilliant visionary machine of Cavalia, a touring equestrian company with shows for audiences of all ages.
Now playing in Orange County, Odysseo – the world’s largest touring production – marks a revolutionary transition for the performing arts’ tradition. The all-consuming production intricately blends the equestrian arts, cutting-edge and never-before-seen technology, plus the historical and intricate splendor of the stage. Since 2011, 70 horses and 40 accompanying artists perform unimaginable acrobatic numbers, while more importantly, taking their audiences on an emotional journey to feed their souls.
Under the direction of 40-year veteran and Cavalia creator Normand Latourelle, visitors’ largest dreams come alive as soon as they enter Cavalier’s ‘White Top’ tent. Entering the uniquely constructed, three-dimensional dome immediately immerses its audience of all ages into a majestic forest where horses and men are free to roam for miles. And as Cavalia rightfully suggests in its show’s production: What do both horses and humans desire? Freedom. You will ponder under the sun alongside the horse and human companions. Your adrenaline will pump as the herd’s dash through the hills. Become enchanted by mist rising through the Earth, endless deserts and the mystery of the Northern lights, all without leaving your seat.
How to Get There, Rates, & Dates
You’ll easily discover the White Top at the junction of I-405 and the SR-133 in Orange County’s Irvine. Ayres Hotel & Suites Costa Mesa-Newport is just a ten-minute drive to the production if you aren’t close to the area and need a luxurious boutique hotel to stay.
Do not miss the opportunity to buy tickets before the tour moves on from Orange County. Purchase online or call the box office at 1-866-999-8111 from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Pricing begins at the very accessible low fee of $29.50! The Rendez-Vous package presents a tempting offer for a truly extraordinary evening, as it comes with the best views, fine buffet-dining before the show, an open bar, desserts during intermission, and an exclusive visit of the stables following the production.
Shows are every evening Tuesdays - Sundays in addition to weekend matinee performances.
And in case you’re still doubting its worthiness, this is what renowned media critics praise:
- “Majestic! Impressive! Spectacular! Dazzling! It’s so much more than a horse show, its theatre! Another level of art” - THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER
- “A crazy blend of dynamic movement with a peaceful energy. I wanted more!” – ABC
- “Real Hollywood magic on stage!” – CNN
- “Captivated from the moment it began... This show is amazing!” –CBS
- “Breathtaking and elegant. Wow!” – FOX
- “Phenomenal Horsepower! Remarkable theatrical extravaganza!” – VARIETY
- “An all-around entertaining show and experience!” - THE SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE