NEW YORK – The Schimmel Center at Pace University will present the New Shanghai Circus on Sunday, Feb. 24, at 4 p.m.
New Shanghai Circus features astonishing athletes while executing breathtaking feats as they stretch the limits of human ability in this spellbinding show that draws upon 2,000 years of Chinese circus traditions. If it’s humanly possible – and even if it seems as if it’s not – these acrobats, jugglers and contortionists do it with spectacular flair.
“Feats of circus art that reach breathtaking heights of skill,” hails the New York Times.
New Shanghai Circus is considered to be China’s most celebrated acrobatic company; the performers for the New Shanghai Circus have stunned and amazed audiences all over the world. Each year the troupe adds new performers creating a revolving lineup of award-winning favorites. Over 40 Acrobats of China showcase dramatic interpretation of classic Chinese dance and physical performance art with extraordinary and inventive feats of strength and skill, control and balance, grace and charisma.
Tickets start at $29 and can be purchased online at www.schimmelcenter.org, by phone at 212-346-1715, or by visiting the Schimmel Center Box Office at 3 Spruce St. in Manhattan. Box office hours are Tuesday-Saturday, noon-5 p.m. $20 children tickets available for children 12 and under and must be purchased with an adult ticket. For more information visit http://schimmelcenter.org/event/new-shanghai-circus.