'Cirque du Soleil: Totem' at CitiField - Los Angeles News | FOX 11 LA KTTV

'Cirque du Soleil: Totem' at CitiField

Posted: Updated:
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

"Cirque du Soleil" is back in New York with its astonishing production "Totem." I got to go behind the scenes to meet some of the cast and I even got to try out a few of the acts.

"Totem" is based on the evolution of mankind. It takes us from our animalistic state from amphibians to apes and to humans. It then lifts us onwards up and upwards as we experience our desire to fly.

With 11 acts and 46 performers you can imagine the amount of costumes, accessories and monkey masks in the wardrobe department.

From glow in the dark costumes, monkey suits, Native American-styled clothes and even green amphibians. Speaking of frogs, I met the Cirque artists that flipped and swung from bar to bar: Caoliang Wang and Umihiko Miya.

I may not be as good a gymnast as these guys but I sure gave it a good try.

Sarah Tessier and Guilhem Cauchois, the trapeze duo, are what we call "love birds."

"Cirque du Soleil: Totem" is playing at CitiField until May 12, 2013.

  • EntertainmentMore>>

  • Sneak Peak: The Simpsons meet Family Guy

    Sneak Peak: The Simpsons meet Family Guy

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:01 AM EDT2014-07-28 05:01:56 GMT
    Did you ever wonder what would happen if Homer Simpson met Peter Griffin from Family Guy? You will find out soon. A sneak peak of the upcoming cross-over episode can be found online.
    Did you ever wonder what would happen if Homer Simpson met Peter Griffin from Family Guy? You will find out soon. A sneak peak of the upcoming cross-over episode can be found online.
  • New photos of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman

    New photos of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman

    Sunday, July 27 2014 2:39 PM EDT2014-07-27 18:39:42 GMT
    All the wondering for superhero fanatics is finally over. The new Wonder Woman has finally been revealed in new photos. The latest incarnation of Wonder Woman is played by actress Gal Gadot. 
    All the wondering for superhero fanatics is finally over. The new Wonder Woman has finally been revealed in new photos. The latest incarnation of Wonder Woman is played by actress Gal Gadot. 
  • Christopher Nolan, Matthew McConaughey surprise fans at Comic-Con

    Christopher Nolan, Matthew McConaughey surprise fans at Comic-Con

    Comic-Con got off to a great start Thursday when the Paramount panel abruptly ushered off Megan Fox mid-Q&A, replacing her with a surprise appearance.
    Comic-Con got off to a great start Thursday when the Paramount panel abruptly ushered off Megan Fox mid-Q&A, replacing her with a surprise appearance.
Powered by WorldNow

KTTV FOX 11
1999 S. Bundy Dr.
Los Angeles CA 90025

Main: (310) 584-2000
News Tips? (310) 584-2025

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices