Jessica Levoeuf from Cirque Du Soleil said the situation was something the circus is always prepared for.
“It's something that we actually rehearse for different scenarios every single week at Cirque du Solei,” Ms Levoef told .
Opening with the swish of a small, red curtain, the ‘charivari’ scene – a French folk mock serenade – resembles with its dainty, old-fashioned costumes and choreography.
Acrobats dressed in traditional smock-frocks perform jumps on hand-held sheets and balance on poles for this back-to-basics starter, which is no less spectacular for its simple tools and tricks.
The show ends with a charmless Chinese chair balancer, but he is outshone by a ‘wheel of death’ duo who run round little hamster wheels attached to a giant, suspended spanner which rotates over the stage like a wind turbine.
A trapeze artist plummeted to the ground in an accident during a Cirque du Soleil performance in Australia.
This post reviews Cirque du Soleil’s Kooza and provides with tips and FAQs for the Singapore show. ” – If I could sum up Cirque du Soleil’s latest show, ‘KOOZA’ in one headline, that would be it.
The central bandstand has tented coverings which rise to suggest that we are entering some magic kingdom. This, the 50-plus page, advert-packed, trilingual programme tells us, is ‘The Innocent, eager to discover a dazzling new world . A French woman with a Rod Stewart wig takes to the trapeze and does what trapeze artistes invariably do, which is grip hold of the bar with hands/feet/thighs, but not, this time, teeth.
Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire Natasha Kaplinsky arrives at the opening night of the Cirque de Soleil's new show Kooza at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire Holly Valance arrives at the opening night of the Cirque de Soleil's new show Kooza at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
Since retiring from competitive gymnastics, she has been performing dazzling but dangerous aerial hoop acts as a circus performer for several years.
There is something to be said for going back to basics.