Cirque defies laws of physics

The University of Victoria hosts gravity-defying performance by Peking Dreams.

The University of Victoria’s Farquhar Auditorium kicks off its 2015-16 season with gravity-defying performance by Peking Dreams.

Featuring the National Circus and Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China performing Cirque Peking, the afternoon of acrobatics promises fun for the whole family.

From Beijing, the troupe is a compilation of the most talented performers from one of the world’s largest nations, and features performances in ballet, plate spinning, tumbling, contortionism, juggling and much more.

The National Circus and Acrobats of The People’s Republic of China was founded in 1953 and is one of the most acclaimed acrobatic troupes in China.

The troupe is especially acclaimed in China because of the unique acts in their program such as Great Teeterboard, Grand Flying Trapeze, Group Contortion, Straw Hats Juggling and Girls’ Balance With Bowls.

Peking Dreams, incorporating elements of acrobatics, Chinese circus and Peking Opera, invites audiences into an artistic world full of history and wonder.

For ticket details contact 250-721-8480 or tickets.uvic.ca

 

 

 

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