Cirque du Soleil acrobat Yann Arnaud dies after fall in Tampa performance


The dancer reportedly was on one of the ribbon straps when he fell onto the stage and was injured. WTSP

TAMPA – A Cirque du Soleil aerial acrobat who fell during the company’s Volta show Saturday night died from his injuries, a hospital spokeswoman confirms.

While he was performing an aerial straps number, long-time aerialist Yann Arnaud fell onto the stage, a Cirque du Soleil representative said in a statement. He was taken to Tampa General Hospital, where he died from his injuries, spokeswoman…

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