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Cirque du Soleil performer falls during 'O' show at Bellagio Las Vegas

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Posted at 11:20 AM, Jan 06, 2020

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A swing act performer fell during a Cirque du Soleil performance Sunday at the Bellagio hotel-casino in Las Vegas.

The artist was part of the Russian swing act of "O," according to Ann Paladie, a spokesperson for the entertainment group.

The show was stopped as a precaution measure while an emergency team brought the artist backstage following the show's response protocol.

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No immediate word was released to the extent of his injuries.

However, Paladie said the artist would continue to be monitored by the medical and coaching teams to determine when he can return to his activities.

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The water-themed show is known to be one Cirque du Soleil's top-selling shows and has been a permanent residence at the Bellagio since 1998.