La Patience – Cirque du Soleil Corteo
Corteo’s stage has a unique air transport mechanism used to transport artists and acrobatic equipments while acting as a proscenium arch. This overstage rigging system is called « Patience ».
This system consists of two rails equipped with four platform-shaped carriages. Each trolley has a lifting capacity of 450 kg and a maximum speed of 1.2 m / s. At its highest point, it is 12 meters above the stage.