Circle du Soleil

12:00 am
Fri May 18, 2012

"Cirque" Soloist Skips the Show

Adrienn Banhegyi (right) is a solo jump rope skipper in the upcoming Cirque du Soleil production, "Quidam." The show begins May 23 at the Breslin Student Events Center at Michigan State University.
Al Seib

A number of professional sports in America trace their roots to the school playground.  Basketball, baseball, football and even hockey.  But can you make a career out of skipping rope?  As it turns out...yes.

Adrienn Banhegyi began her jump rope career growing up in Hungary.  She won three world titles before auditioning for the acclaimed touring company, “Cirque du Soleil.”  She’ll perform with the company next week in East Lansing, when Cirque du Soleil presents its show “Quidam."

WKAR’s Kevin Lavery asked Banhegyi to explain the show’s storyline.


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