Cirque du Soleil Ignites Rock in Rio with Explosive Never-Before-Seen Performance

Cirque du Soleil Ignites Rock in Rio with Explosive Never-Before-Seen Performance
On Friday, May 8 at 5:30 p.m., the world-famous Cirque du Soleil kicked off Rock in Rio with an electrifying, never-before-seen performance on the Main Stage that featured a unique multi-sensory experience complete with astounding acrobatics, breathtaking aerial acts, live music and exciting pyro (Photo credit: Frederic J. Brown /AFP, Getty Images). 

Cirque du Soleil performers demonstrate amazing feats during Rock in Rio USA at the MGM Resorts Festival Grounds
Cirque du Soleil performers demonstrate amazing feats during Rock in Rio USA at the MGM Resorts Festival Grounds

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Created specifically for Rock in Rio by Cirque du Soleil Artistic Director Sandi Croft, the 15-minute montage featured some of the most gifted performers from all of the resident shows in Las Vegas.

Famous Cirque du Soleil aerialist performs amazing stunts during Rock in Rio USA at the MGM Resorts Festival Grounds
Famous Cirque du Soleil aerialist performs amazing stunts during Rock in Rio USA at the MGM Resorts Festival Grounds

Photo credit: Christopher Polk / Getty Images.