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Cirque du Soleil’s CORTEO by the Numbers

Experience the wonder of Cirque like never before!

CORTEO by Cirque du Soleil is just around the corner! Coming to Giant Center on August 28 through September 1, join a theatrical world of fun, comedy and spontaneity, combined with spellbinding acrobatics, costumes, and MORE! Check out some facts by the numbers to get you ready for the show. 

2 rotating stages will immerse the audience into an arena experience like no other, with two halves of the audience facing each other. 

260 costumes were created for CORTEO’s cast.

100+ different fabrics and trims were used to create the costumes. 

500 meters of material (the length of five football fields) were used to create just the “angel dresses.”

4,000 sparkling “jewels” decorate the giant chandeliers that float mid-air above the stage. 

50 liters of makeup remover are used in a single year. 

16 nationalities are represented in the show. Performers are from Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Finland, France, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Romania, Russia, United Kingdom, Ukraine, United States and Uzbekistan. 

60 cities have experienced the fun of CORTEO. 

7 opportunities are available for you to see the show! Grab your tickets today. 


Giant Center hosts an impressive line-up of star-studded performances including concerts, professional ice shows and family events. It also serves as home to the Hershey Bears Hockey Club and various PIAA high school state championship events.