Cirque Du Soleil Arrives In Newcastle

17 October 2013, 08:37 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

Capital's been given a behind-the-scenes look at the Cirque Du Soleil Alegria show which is on at the Newcastle Arena for the next four nights.

The show is a combination of acrobatics, gymnastics and trampolining with beautiful costumes completed with incredible skill.

The tour has been around the world to Australia, America, Sweeden and Germany.

More than 100 people are on the tour at anyone time - with more than 50 of those actually performing.

Tyler performs on the Roue Cyr wheel in the show and has given Capital's Anna Harding a bit of a lesson how to do it.

You can see a teaser of the show below:

Cirque Du Soleil Cyr Wheel