A precarious pagoda of chairs…treacherous wire-walking…stunning somersaulting….astonishing displays of contortion, flexibility and control. Get set to be dazzled as The Peking Acrobats push the envelope of human possibility with performances showcasing tremendous skill, ability, agility and grace that inspire wonder in children and adults alike.
Since their Western debut in 1986, The Peking Acrobats® have redefined audience perceptions of Chinese acrobatics. They perform daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs; they are experts at treacherous wire-walking, trick-cycling, precision tumbling, somersaulting, and gymnastics. They defy gravity with amazing displays of contortion, flexibility, and control. They push the envelope of human possibility with astonishing juggling dexterity and incredible balancing feats, showcasing tremendous skill and ability. They are masters of agility and grace. Often accompanied by live musicians skillfully playing traditional Chinese instruments and high-tech special effects that coalesce with the music and awe-inspiring feats to create an exuberant entertainment event featuring all the excitement and festive pageantry of a Chinese Carnival! A performance by The Peking Acrobats brings with it the opportunity to view the epitome of a rich and ancient folk art tradition, highlighted by today's technology melding the ancient and traditional with the modern wonders of the 21st Century.
“The things these kids can do before breakfast…seem to push the envelope of human possibility. If daring and dexterity turn you on, this is a show that will probably twist you around in your seat. Amazing and exciting!” - Clive Barnes, New York Post
“Amazing! Zounds! The vocabulary of exclamation seeks expression as the medium of awed and surprised reaction to the wondrous feats of THE PEKING ACROBATS! In their graceful efforts...these brightly costumed tumblers, acrobats, cyclists, jugglers and clever clowns provide 90 minutes of family fun that infuses springtime in New York with an extra measure of joy.” - New York Times