Behind the scenes at Cirque du Soleil's Varekai

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      Have you ever wondered how the world's most famous circus group gets ready for a show?

      Take a look at some behind the scenes shots of Varekai, Cirque du Soleil's newest show, before it premieres tonight (May 20) at Vancouver's Pacific Coliseum. 

      The show will run from May 20 to 24.

      Peter Mothe is a practicum student at the Georgia Straight and a graduate student at UBC's school of journalism. You can follow him on Twitter.