What is Cirque du Soleil “O” theater
Many theater Enthusiast may have heard of the “O” performance by Cirque Du Soleil. It is a water themed show that take place exclusively at the “O” theater in The Bellagio, Las Vegas, since its opening on October 17, 1988.
Behind the massive success of the “O” show, what is really incredible is the stage that the cast performs on.
The O theater boasts a 17 feet deep pool that act as the main stage, which could be filled with 1.5 million gallons of water . The “O” theater is used intensively. 10 performances are held every week for the past 18 years with a cast of 85 performers that includes acrobats, synchronized swimmers and divers. Therefore, maintenance must be performed on the theater regularly.
When the stage undergoes maintenance, the massive pool has to be drained, which takes about 12 hours. Refilling the pool takes a even more extensive amount of time.
What is MITO’s role in this
MITO was discovered by the Cirque du Soleil “O” show’s director, he suggested to provide us with a “larger tank” to test the underwater drone.
Here is a video we made for the quick inspection of the O theater’s water wonder.