World's first traveling Italian water circus comes to Austin

Jan 25, 2019 644

BY: Jay Wallis

Austin is known for having many different things to do and see, no matter your interests. For a couple weeks, you can add a water circus to that list. Cirque Italia, the first traveling Italian water circus, is in Austin. The circus runs from Thursday, Jan. 24 through Sunday, Feb. 3. They use a 35,000-gallon water stage and many different artists to put on a two-hour show called the "Aquatic Spectacular."

It tells a story along the way and brings the towns of Italy to the stage. They currently have a tent set up in the parking lot of Barton Creek Square, as their show is completely portable. It takes them about two days to set everything up and to get the stage ready to go.

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