After Hours

Photos: Backstage at Cirque du Soleil

The opening act of the second half of "Corteo," which is titled "Paradise," involves a precisely installed 150-foot-long trampoline on which a dozen artists leap high into the air.

Daniel Terdiman

By Bill Detwiler

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