Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
777 N Tamiami Trl
Sarasota, FL 34236
For Immediate Release: February 24, 2014
Contact: Aimee Sicora/Julia Mays at 941-955-7676
PEKING ACROBATS TUMBLE ONTO THE VAN WEZEL STAGE
Sarasota, FL –February 24, 2014…The Peking Acrobats, give audiences around the world the opportunity to experience a rich and ancient folk art tradition. China’s most gifted tumblers, contortionists, jugglers, cyclists and gymnasts will perform at the Van Wezel on March 12, 2014.
The Peking Acrobats have redefined audience perceptions of Chinese acrobatics, through their tremendous skill and their daring, gravity-defying, stunts. “…The Peking Acrobats regularly passed from the seemingly impossible to the virtually unbelievable.” –Los Angeles Times
Chinese acrobats have evolved through the ages with continuing perfection, tradition demands that each generation of acrobats add its own advancements and creative flair. In Chinese culture high honor is bestowed upon those skilled enough to become acrobats.
The Peking Acrobats have received a showering of media attention, including, features on numerous television shows and celebrity-studded television specials. Company members were also featured in the Steven Soderbergh’s movie, Ocean’s 11, alongside big-name Hollywood stars.
The Peking Acrobats performance will be accompanied by live musicians playing traditional Chinese instruments, this heart-pumping, tantalizing show will have you on the edge of your seat in amazement! Don’t miss your chance to see this ancient art form brought into the 21st Century by the Peking Acrobats. Interesting
Tickets are priced from $25-$45. For more information, call the Box Office at 941-953-3368 or visit www.VanWezel.org
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This performance is locally sponsored by: Part of the Boar’s Head Family Series
Date of show: March 12, 2014 @7PM