The Eldorado Resort Casino in Reno, Nev. offered a lucky few the opportunity to take a sneak peek at their brand new cirque-style show - Cirque Paris.
Depicted in the photos is acrobatic phenom, Clio Tongi. Her "Water Bowl" act was beautiful. I don't know about you, but my acrobatic talent and dancing abilities are nearly zero. Add water to those activities and the difficulty and danger are sure to dramatically increase.
Tongi swam around the bowl in rhythmic motion. As depicted above, she performed incredible handstands and flips directly into the bowl. My coordination in the shower can get a little sketchy on occasion, so Tongi's ability to perch on the rim and then flip into the bowl blew my mind.
The music really complimented Tongi's performance. Composer, arranger, and orchestrator Evan Jolly is behind the show's music. You may know him from indie favorites Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Pt. II, Netflix's The Crown, and Wonder Woman.
The full show debuts in Reno on March 30, 2018. Additional acts include: funny-man and host Darren “Dizzy” Partridge, skaters Leo Dias and Evangelia Alves, trapeze artists The Owl and The Pussycat, The Rossi Brothers in the Icarian Games, Aleksandra Kiedrowicz in the Aerial Sphere, Artem Lyubanevych performing on the Aerial Pole, and speed juggling with Francois Borie.
Tickets are on sale now.