BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Center for the Arts at University at
Buffalo welcomes The National Circus of the People's Republic of
China in Cirque Chinois on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the
Mainstage Theatre in the Center for the Arts, UB North Campus.
For nearly six decades, The National Circus of the People's
Republic of China has been performing its unique brand of circus.
As one of China's most acclaimed and influential circus troupes,
they will be introducing a spectacular new production for its
inaugural North American tour -- Cirque Chinois.
Direct from Beijing, audiences of all ages will appreciate the
jaw-dropping feats of these highly-skilled artists. Renowned
worldwide for their signature acts such as the Great Teeterboard,
Grand Flying Trapeze and Group Contortion, the troupe has
consistently performed to universal acclaim.
Many of the artists featured in Cirque Chinois have won medals
and awards for their work with The National Circus of the People's
Republic of China. The company has won more than 20 gold and silver
medals at international competitions for their work in the
DC Metro Theatre has described Cirque Chinois as, "a collection
of intriguing acts inviting one to explore the limits of
imagination where you dream of transcending human bounds. The
gravity defying acts were a staple of the performance, keeping one
watching in anticipation for the entire show."
Tickets for The National Circus of the People's Republic of
China in Cirque Chinois are $26.50 general admission and $16.50 for
students and children. Tickets are available at the Center for the
Arts Box Office (Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) and
tickets.com. To charge tickets call 1-888-223-6000. For more
information call 716-645-2787 or visit http://www.ubcfa.org.