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Hylton Presents:

Direct from Shanghai, The P.R. of China
Shanghai Acrobats of the People's Republic of China
Shanghai Nights

  • November 12, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Merchant Hall Family Friendly Event

Share the thrills with the whole family as trampoline artists and aerial acrobats fly through the air with the greatest of ease, while jugglers, contortionists, and martial artists demonstrate the exacting precision of their skills. Through jaw-dropping feats of acrobatics, impeccably timed stunts, and beautiful costumes, Shanghai Acrobats of the People's Republic of China merges the hustle and bustle of contemporary Shanghai with China's rich cultural heritage to produce this celebration of their country. They cleverly use acrobatics and circus acts to convey stories of the people and the land of China. This acclaimed company, with more than one hundred performers, has won many top awards in international competitions for their outstanding acts, several of which are included in this production. Experience the amazing beauty and thrilling feats of skill direct from Shanghai!

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The Shanghai Acrobats of the People's Republic of China will also perform at the Center for the Arts on the Fairfax Campus on November 4 at 8:00 pm and November 5 at 2:00 pm & 8:00 pm. Learn more.

Pre-Performance Discussion: Ms. Zhao Shuangwu, Director of the company. Translator: Cindy Yu Shi (Nov 12, 2016) Pre-Performance Discussion

$50, $43, $30. 1 Free Student Ticket Available with Mason ID

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