Photos: Cirque du Soleil presents ‘OVO’

WASHINGTON — Cirque du Soleil’s “OVO” showcases biodiversity, beauty, action and emotion.

It is playing at the Eagle Bank Arena in Fairfax, Virginia, until Aug. 20.

Here some photos from the show:

Ants juggle corn as part of Cirque du Soleil's "OVO." (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Ants juggle corn as part of Cirque du Soleil’s “OVO.” (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Canadian artists Catherine Audy and Alexis Trudel perform an aerial ballet in Cirque du Soleil's "OVO." (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Canadian artists Catherine Audy and Alexis Trudel perform an aerial ballet in Cirque du Soleil’s “OVO.” (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com)
The mysterious egg of Cirque du Soleil's "OVO" enters the stage. (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com)
The mysterious egg of Cirque du Soleil’s “OVO” enters the stage. (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com)
One of the colony of crickets interacts with the audience at Cirque du Soleil's "OVO." (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com)
One of the colony of crickets interacts with the audience at Cirque du Soleil’s “OVO.” (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Artist Kyle Cragle performs his hand-balancing routine in Cirque du Soleil's "OVO."  (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Artist Kyle Cragle performs his hand-balancing routine in Cirque du Soleil’s “OVO.” (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Artist Michelle Matlock as "The Ladybug" in Cirque du Soleil's "OVO." (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Artist Michelle Matlock as “The Ladybug” in Cirque du Soleil’s “OVO.” (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Swiss artist Jan Dutler performs as "The Foreigner" in Cirque du Soleil's "OVO." Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Swiss artist Jan Dutler performs as “The Foreigner” in Cirque du Soleil’s “OVO.” Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Austrian artist Gerard Regitschnig as “Master Flipo,” the chief of the insect community in Cirque du Soleil’s “OVO.” (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com)
The colony of crickets carry off the mysterious egg in Cirque du Soleil's "OVO." (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com)
The colony of crickets carry off the mysterious egg in Cirque du Soleil’s “OVO.” (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com) (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com)
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Ants juggle corn as part of Cirque du Soleil's "OVO." (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Canadian artists Catherine Audy and Alexis Trudel perform an aerial ballet in Cirque du Soleil's "OVO." (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com)
The mysterious egg of Cirque du Soleil's "OVO" enters the stage. (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com)
One of the colony of crickets interacts with the audience at Cirque du Soleil's "OVO." (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Artist Kyle Cragle performs his hand-balancing routine in Cirque du Soleil's "OVO."  (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Artist Michelle Matlock as "The Ladybug" in Cirque du Soleil's "OVO." (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com)
Swiss artist Jan Dutler performs as "The Foreigner" in Cirque du Soleil's "OVO." Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com)
The colony of crickets carry off the mysterious egg in Cirque du Soleil's "OVO." (Courtesy Shannon Finney/shannonfinneyphotography.com)


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