Cirque du Soleil sets up shop in SF

November 19, 2009 3:37:35 PM PST
Watch as they raise the Big Top of the new Cirque du Soleil in San Francisco.

Technical facts about the site and the Grand Chapiteau:

  • The Grand Chapiteau stands 62 feet high, 167 feet in diameter and is supported by four masts, each 82 feet tall.
  • The Grand Chapiteau seats more than 2,500 people in a climate-controlled environment, and it requires a team of approximately 80 people to raise.
For more information about Cirque Du Soleil, visit www.cirquedusoleil.com


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