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Behind the scenes at water circus in town

Posted at 8:20 PM, Mar 05, 2019

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Juggling practice two to three hours a day, five days a week. For Emiliano Fusco it's a passion.

"I don't see myself sitting in an office, like every day the same office and working the hours," said Fusco.

He's not in an office juggling a busy schedule, but juggling for Cirque Italia-- a water circus -- this week in West Palm Beach on Congress Avenue.

"Here I have my twin brother which I do the juggling act together and then my sister is in a different circus. Actually, I'm fifth generation circus performer. I was born and raised in the circus."

He says 20 families work there.

"The people you see might work the ticket office, and they are on stage performing," said Fusco.

No animals are in the circus, just plenty of water to show off their tricks.

"We travel like every week for 11 months so for a month off we are based in Sarasota," said Fusco.

That's when they have quality time with their families and create a new show.

"You can see the reaction of the kids or the family when you do stuff and you see faces their expression, it's amazing."