The Backend Show: Behind the scenes of Kurios - Cabinet of Curiosities

Does Kim get thrown into the air? Can she perform a flip or not? Find out as she takes you behind the scenes of KURIOS - Cabinet of Curiosities, only to find that she probably lacks the skills needed to join the circus.
The Curiosistanians, inhabitants of an imaginary country called Curiosistan who turn up in The Seeker's world to ignite his imagination, in Cirque du Soleil's whimsical steampunk-themed Kurios - Cabinet of Curiosities.
The Curiosistanians, inhabitants of an imaginary country called Curiosistan who turn up in The Seeker's world to ignite his imagination, in Cirque du Soleil's whimsical steampunk-themed Kurios - Cabinet of Curiosities.PHOTO: CIRQUE DU SOLEIL

SINGAPORE - From theatre productions to amusement parks and even everyday places - discover a different world behind the scenes with The Backend Show.

Follow multimedia journalist Kimberly Jow as she pulls apart the nuts and bolts of daily operations in various establishments.

In Friday's (June 14) episode, the tongue-in-cheek show looks at how a Cirque du Soleil show is put together by exploring the Big Top of Kurios - Cabinet of Curiosities at their stop in Sendai, Japan.

Kimberly attempts to recreate a flying bicycle stunt, experiences an aerial somersault and speaks to crew members to uncover the inner workings of the modern-day circus.

The Backend Show is released monthly on The Straits Times website, Facebook and YouTube.