When we were kids, we (among many other starry-eyed aspiring acrobats and sword-swallowers) had a dream about running away to join the circus. Luckily for Twin Cities kids, Circus Juventas provides that opportunity — minus the having to run away part. For 15+ years, this Cirque du Soleil-style troupe made up of young performers has been crafting magnificent marvels and feats of agility that delight and amaze people of all ages.
Make your way to the Big Top in Highland Park this week to experience the final few performances of Circus Juventas Spring Showcase. Comprised of the group’s beginning and intermediate students, this performance will be one part adorable (think little kids tumbling around in glittery costumes) and one part impressive (i.e.- ways you could never imagine bending as well as plenty of gasp-worthy stunts). A blend of physical grace, theatrical energy and thoughtful production design is what has kept this group moving, shaking, acrobatting, trapeezing, tightrope-walking and magic-making throughout the years.
The Spring Showcase runs through Saturday, May 12th and tickets are still available for select performances (For sold out performances, rush line tickets are available, if you want to take your chances). Click HERE to order tickets online or visit the box office between 9:30 AM – 8:00 PM Mon – Fri or 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Saturdays.
For more info on Circus Juventas and their upcoming productions visit www.circusjuventas.org