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Behind the Scenes Look at ‘Cirque du Soleil: Quidam’ at Duluth’s Amsoil Arena [PHOTOS]

Tony Hart
I got the chance to get a behind the scenes look at the show that entertained thousands this weekend at Amsoil Arena, 'Cirque du Soleil: Quidam'. The popular show has been seen by millions around the world since it began touring 16 years ago. The show travels with 50 performers and a mix of 50 musicians, crew members and management, so a small village moved into Amsoil Arena for nearly a week, here's what you didn't see if you went to the show this weekend.


1

Flags are Hung Behind Stage in Amsoil Arena for the Cast and Crew That Represent 24 Countries

 
 
 
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Tony Hart
2

The Show is so Massive That it has Basically Taken Over Amsoil Arena and the DECC, Where Should we go Next?

 
 
 
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Tony Hart
3

The Stage, Which Features 5 Arches That "Trolley" the Performers on and off the Stage and the Worlds Largest Traveling Turntable

 
 
 
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Tony Hart
4

The Four Diabolo Performers Practice Hours Before the Show, Diabolos are Basically Chinese yo-yos

 
 
 
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Tony Hart
5

Dozens of Wigs and Hats sit Waiting Just Behind The Stage, do you Recognize Either of These From the Show?

 
 
 
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Tony Hart
6

One of Several Cooks That Travel With the Show, Fresh Meals are Made Everyday With Ingredients Bought in Duluth When They Arrived

 
 
 
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Tony Hart
7

The Banquine Act Which Combines Gymnastics and Ballet Practice Just Behind Stage With Safety Equipment

 
 
 
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Tony Hart
8

The Show Travels With Several Washers and Dryers to do The Piles of Dirty Laundry That the Cast and Crew Accumulate

 
 
 
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Tony Hart
9

Shoes are Coated With a Fresh Coat of Paint When Needed, Hundreds of Colors of Paint are on Hand to Maintain all the Wardrobe and Props

 
 
 
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Tony Hart
10

Thousands of Pieces of Wardrobe are Stored in The DECC Arena

 
 
 
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Tony Hart
11

The Clowns of Cirque du Soleil Apparently Love Their Gadgets

 
 
 
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Tony Hart
12

The Show Travels North America in 15 Trailers and Even They Practice Precision With Their Parking Behind Amsoil Arena

 
 
 
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