Cirque-Us Makes its Rounds...
If you haven't heard, Cirque-Us is in town. This high-flying troupe of young talent is on a 6-week, 30-show tour around the northeast this summer, and boy are they having fun.
Aerial acrobatics that astound.
Tight-wire walking, tumbling and rolling, hand-standing, hoop-flying, face-altering action set to music and choreographed wonderfully is well worth the trip to The Barrette Center at Northern Stage in White River Junction, VT. Today's shows are at 2 and 7 pm, and the time will fly by as you marvel at what the human body can do.
These young men and women were once in Circus Smirkus together, and now they've banded with one another to take their show on the road. Creative Director, Liam Gundlach of Thetford, VT, himself a budding circus talent, has developed a performance that will intrigue and amuse audiences all summer long. Don't miss this one. Tickets are available at the door.
On a metal pole, high above the stage, and still smiling!
My favorite act? Watching a twenty-something (or younger) woman walking backwards on the tight wire as if she might walk her dog in the park. Speaking of which, the funny man in the blue jumper with a face that itself could leap all over stage, performed a dog-walking routine with a roller skate that will thrill kids young and old alike! And the rope climbers and hoop spinner, plus myriad juggling routines that mesmerized are all well worth the price of admission. All was set to great music that titillated and charmed the audience in a way that offered good, clean amusement on a weekend afternoon and evening.
Hope you make it to WRJ today. See: http://www.thecirqueus.com for more information and a schedule of shows for the summer. Next up? A show in New York City on July 9th. Catch them while they're here!
All smiles from the Cirque Us troupe. They're an infectious bunch!
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