Saturday, February 18th, 2017
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
1 Center Street, Newark, NJ 07102
China's most gifted tumblers, contortionists, jugglers, cyclists and gymnasts, accompanied by musicians playing traditional Chinese instruments, dazzle audiences with their bravery and dexterity. "Amazing! Zounds!," raves The New York Times. A performance by the Peking Acrobats is the epitome of a rich and ancient folk art tradition, blended with 21st-century special effects to highlight the action on stage. Experience new, exciting acts and innovative twists on old favorites in this tour, which features acrobats in beautiful costumes and exotic music. Just some of their physical feats include daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs ; astonishing foot juggling; powerful precision tumbling and somersaulting ; and incredible displays of balance. The Peking Acrobats have performed with many of the most prestigious symphony orchestras in North America and have appeared on numerous TV shows and star-studded specials.