Cirque du Soleil Totem is a touring show which premiered April 2010. The show originally started touring in Montreal and Quebec Canada next went to Amsterdam, and then went to San Francisco. Cirque du Soleil is an entertainment company based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and was found in 1984 by Guy Laliberté and Daniel Gauthier. It is named as the contemporary circus, which is a theatrical and character driven approach without animals performing.
The theme of the show is about the evolution of mankind from its primordial, amphibian state to the aspiration of flight. There are a variety of different scenes throughout the show including; swamps, lakes, night skies and other scenes of natural environments.