Handling Specialty custom engineered, manufactured and installed one of the world’s first and largest underwater stage systems for Cirque du Soleil’s groundbreaking Las Vegas show, “O”. The show takes place in a pool containing 1.5 million gallons of water.  Four hydraulically-actuated lifts raise and lower the four-piece stage which measures 3,650 square feet.

The successful completion of this project marked the beginning of Handling Specialty's long-standing reputation in the entertainment industry. 


  • Custom underwater Stage lifts
  • Stainless steel columns
  • Four lifts integrated into an underwater lift system and stage floor
  • Stage surface area 3,650 square feet

For more information on the Underwater Stage Lifts for Cirque du Soleil's O Show or other solutions

Contact Us