BEHIND THE SCENES: Peking Acrobats

02/12/2017 11:00 AM - 02/12/2017 5:00 PM
UA Centennial Hall
Centennial Hall, 1020 E University Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA

Experience the power of the arts with the Behind the Scenes – Broadway and More program.  Learn first-hand how Broadway actors and other world-class artists made it to the top, what life is like on the road or how the production team creates “magic” on the stage. Provided in collaboration with Broadway in Tucson and UApresents, this day-long package includes a theatre workshop with a standout professional artist, lunch/dinner, a behind the scenes look at the show’s production and admission to the show!

Sunday, February 12th – 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Grades 4-12

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Workshop Description

Can you walk a tightrope?  As a mime, you CAN – without even leaving the ground!  Learn basic miming skills –climb a ladder, swim underwater, walk a tightrope, ride a bike and more.  Sounds like fun? It is! Please bring a sense of humor and your imagination.

Show Description

“Stunning and breathtaking and wow!” Seattle Times
Embracing 2,000 year old athletic disciplines, The Peking Acrobats are ambassadors of China’s folk arts. Carefully selected from the country’s top acrobatic schools, these gymnasts, jugglers, cyclists and tumblers have entranced the world for almost 50 years with their grace and precision, offering a performance that will mystify the whole family. Utilizing contortion, balancing acts and a variety of feats of strength and poise, they put on a show that audiences of all ages will love. After all, wonderment and appreciation know no age!