Cirque du Soleil is, without a doubt the most amazing circus on the planet. They find the most incredible performers on earth and assemble them on stage for shows that literally defy description and leave audiences gasping and begging for more.
I’ve seen a number of Cirque du Soleil shows in Las Vegas as well as in various cities when they travel. The bad news is that tickets normally run around $100 per person, and you have to buy them well in advance to get great seats. The good news is, you’ll never see anything cooler in your life, so the shows are worth every penny they charge. The even better news is that I’ve assembled 13 great acts here for you to see without having to pay to do it!
This clip is from Cirque Du Soleil’s 25th Anniversary
This is insane! This guy is literally risking DEATH with every performance! If anyone knows his name, or more specific info about this clip please share!
Elena Lev’s hula hoops show from Alegria
These types of contortions hurt just to watch, so how can she be simultaneously working a hula hoop? Reminds me of Kristina Kireeva the sexy contortionist.
The Water Ballet from the IMAX film Journey of Man
How impossible is this? Well, can YOU swim backwards?
The Wheel of Death from Ka
If just one guy risking life and limb isn’t enough, here are 5 of them doing it simultaneously!
The Cyr Wheel Act from Corteo
How do these people not break their fingers? And why aren’t they throwing up all over the stage?
Alegria’s Aerial High Bar Act
No circus is complete without the trapeze artists!
The Statue Act of Yves DÃƒÂ©coste and Marie-Laure Mesnage from Journey of Man
Simply incredible feats of strength, balance and endurance.
Corteo’s Juggling Act
Every circus needs jugglers.
Olga Pikhienko Handbalancing on Canes from Varekai
This woman must be half-feline.
The Russian Bars Act from Alegria
“Ok. What we want you to do see… is get a couple of guys to hold a pole on their shoulders, then we want you to climb up on the middle of it and do backflips. That shouldn’t be a problem right?”
The Jump Rope act from Quidam
Only Cirque du Soleil could take something as mundane as jumping rope and make it exciting.
The Fire Juggler from Alegria
I’ve seen some fire juggling in Hawaii, but never like this…
The Ladder Act from Corteo
Most people don’t even want to climb up a ladder, much less dance all over stage and do stunts on one. This is insane!