Symphony Series: Peking Acrobats
Tuesday, January 23, 2018, 7pm
With daring maneuvers, amazing displays of contortion, flexibility, and control, the Peking Acrobats are masters of agility and grace and their gravity defying acts will be accompanied by musicians skillfully playing traditional Chinese instruments.
Please note: this performance will feature the Peking Acrobats only and does not include symphony musicians.
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DID YOU KNOW?
- Records of acrobatic acts can be found as early as Ch’in Dynasty (221 B.C. – 207 B.C.).
- The Peking Acrobats company members were featured in the film Ocean’s 11, with company alumnus Shaobo Qin also appearing in the film’s two sequels, Ocean’s 12 and Ocean’s 13.
- They set the world record for the Human Chair Stack on Fox's Guiness Book Primetime TV show, balancing six people atop six chairs 21 feet up in the air without safety lines.