Behind the scenes look at Cirque Du Soleil: Volta

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The big top is up for a brand new Cirque Due Soleil show

News 12 Long Island's Elisa DiStefano got a behind the scenes tour of Volta at the Nassau Coliseum.

It takes about 10 days for the whole village to take life, and 10 hours for the big top to be put up. 

The new show features BMX and extreme sports, as well as 200 pieces of costumes and props.

The show runs through July 1.

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