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How To Choreograph Trapeze Acts To Beatles Songs

Behind-The-Scenes on The Beatles LOVE at Cirque Du Soleil

At one stage, "We realised we were painting a moustache on the Mona Lisa." - Giles Martin

How do you come up with a strong acrobatic performance that also fits the featured song? Even before that, how do you decide which songs should be in a show about The Beatles songs, and why?

Giles Martin (music director) and Dominic Champagne (writer and director) of The Beatles LOVE had to think through these questions deeply, when deciding which tracks to use for the show and how to choreograph for them.

Watch this behind-the-scenes short film showing how The Beatles LOVE's creators approached a refresh for the show after ten years of its performances.