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Two artists with Cirque du Soleil's traveling arena show, 'OVO,' gave a short performance in the 'Tarantula Exhibit' at the Academy of Natural Sciences on Tuesday, April 19, 2016.
Aruna Baata, (dressed as the white and black spider), is a contortionist in Cirque du Soleil's 'OVO.'
The media event was held Tuesday, three weeks ahead of the opening of the show at the Liacouras Center at Temple University, where they will perform seven shows, from May 11 - May 15.
High-flying, high-energy acrobatics are a large part of 'OVO' and a staple in Cirque du Soleil's shows worldwide.
Alanna Baker performs as a black and red spider in Cirques 'OVO.'
'OVO,' Portuguese for 'egg' is a performance of 50 artists which encompasses the ecosystem and life of the insect world.