Shanghai Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China

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Provided by George Mason University

(Photo credit: Hylton Performing Arts Center)

(Photo credit: Hylton Performing Arts Center)

The trampoline artists, aerial acrobats, juggles, contortionists and martial artists of Shanghai Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China will delight the whole family in Shanghai Nights at George Mason University’s Center for the Arts in Fairfax on Friday, November 4 at 8:00 p. m. and Saturday, November 5 at 2:00 p. m. and 8:00 p. m., and at Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas on Saturday, November 12 at 8:00 p. m. 

Through jaw-dropping feats of acrobatics, impeccably timed stunts, and beautiful costumes, the 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 native land. They cleverly use acrobatics and circus acts to convey stories of the people of the beautifully complex country of China.

This acclaimed company, with more than 100 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!

This performance is part of the Shanghai Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China’s 2016 North American coast to coast tour.

Tickets for Shanghai Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China: Shanghai Nights are $40, $43 and $30. Youth Discount Tickets (half price tickets for youth through grade 12) are available for this event. One free George Mason University student ticket available with Mason ID beginning on October 25, 2016.

The Hylton Performing Arts Center is located on George Mason University’s Science and Technology Campus at 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas, Va., 20110. Tickets available at the Hylton Performing Arts Center ticket office, by phone at 888-945-2468, or online at HyltonCenter.org. Ticket office hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a. m. to 6:00 p. m. Free parking is available in the lot next to the Hylton Center.

 

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