On Saturday, March 17, 2018.. Yann Arnaud, 38, a performer for Cirque du Soleil’s VOLTA show fell during a performance and died from his injuries. Arnaud lost his grip on one of the straps he was swinging from when he fell. He had been a professional acrobat with the company for over fifteen years. He was rushed to Tampa General Hospital where he died. Arnaud had a wife and a two-year-old child.