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Heather Graham Hits Acrobatic Stage on Her Birthday

February 5, 2010 (4:25 am) GMT
Although admitting she's afraid of height, Heather Graham is glad to be able to perform with Cirque du Soleil who taught her how to jump and slide face-first down a 50-foot vertical stage.

's 40th birthday celebration hit new heights as she performed onstage with acrobatic dance troop Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas. Graham's boyfriend, film director Yaniv Raz, organised a surprise trip to Sin City for "" star's special day, January 29, which began with a special Pilates warm-up class at Ka, the Cirque du Soleil show at the MGM Grand hotel.

She was then ushered into the Ka theatre, where she was buckled into a harness and taught how to jump and slide face-first down a 50-foot [15-metre] vertical stage, according to the Las Vegas Sun.

She later told the cast, "This was a blast, even though I'm slightly afraid of heights. It was always my dream to fly onstage with Cirque du Soleil, and you've helped bring my dream to life."

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