Cirque Du Soleil

Sarah Guyard-Guillot (left) performs during Cirque du Soleil'sKain Las Vegas in 2008.Photo: AP

Cirque du Soleil performer dies after falling during performance

At first, Heather Bell thought the falling woman was part of the show. She turned to her sister Madelyn and said "whoa". Cirque du Soleil's performance of Ka - an elaborate acrobatic production featuring the company's trademark, daring aerial work - had reached its climactic battle scene on Saturday night when something went horribly wrong.