Wortham Center Presents
The Peking Acrobats
Featuring The Shanghai Circus
October 25 & 26, 2022 at 7 p.m.
Whether they’re performing daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs or displaying their technical prowess at trick-cycling, precision tumbling, juggling or somersaulting, The Peking Acrobats astound audiences everywhere with utmost bravery and dexterity. For the last 32 years, this stunning troupe of world-class artists has redefined perceptions of Chinese acrobatics. They push the limits of human ability, defying gravity with amazing displays of contortion, flexibility and control. Accompanied by live musicians who skillfully play traditional Chinese instruments, this time-honored tradition fuses Chinese music and awe-inspiring acrobatic feats with high-tech special effects to create an exuberant entertainment event with the festive pageantry of a Chinese carnival.
“The Peking Acrobats are pushing the envelope of human possibility, combining agility and grace in remarkable feats of pure artistry.” – The New York Post
Blackledge Foundation • Steve & Linda Brown • Joe & Janice Brumit • Lynne Courtney Diehl • Form & Function Architecture • David Greiner & James Gray • Richard & Francee Healy • Ann & Jon Kemske • MaryAnn Kiefer & David Erwin • Mark Kleive & Nicki Groves • Henry LaBrun • Jill & Joe Lawrence • Tina McGuire • Ronna & Rob Resnick • Dianne & David Worley.
18 Biltmore Ave.
Asheville, NC 28801 (map)