Sunday, Dec. 3, at 2 p.m.
Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center
Regularly priced tickets are $35-$45
TAMPA, Fla. — The Straz Center for the Performing Arts presents China Soul: The Martial Artists and Acrobats of Tianjin, People’s Republic of China on Sunday, Dec. 3, at 2 p.m. in Ferguson Hall. Get ready for jaw-dropping Shaolin Kung Fu, breathtaking feats of gravity-defying acrobatics and a magic stunt or two. In this dreamy, fantastical recreation of the soul of China, The Martial Artists and Acrobats of Tianjin transport audiences to another world – where everyone juggles, plates and carpets spin on sticks and we catch a glimpse of the rarely seen great Icarian acrobatic performance.
The Martial Artists and Acrobats of Tianjin of the People’s Republic of China was established in 1957 as a combination of the former China Circus and Acrobats that was founded in 1948. It is one of the best acrobatic troupes in China with more than one hundred acrobatic, magical and martial arts performers. With novelty and superior techniques, the acrobatic troupe is favored by audiences all over the world.
The troupe has more than 30 representative acts, many of which have won prizes in national and international festivals and competitions. The company has toured extensively to France, Japan, Australia, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Sweden, Iceland, Italy, Israel, South Korea, DPRK, Belgium, Russia and Hong Kong, as well as the United States.
Regularly priced tickets for the Sunday, Dec. 3, 2 p.m., performance by China Soul: The Martial Artists and Acrobats of Tianjin, People’s Republic of China are $35-$45. Tickets may be purchased by calling 813.229.STAR (7827) or 800.955.1045 outside Tampa Bay, in person at the Straz Center Ticket Sales Office or online at www.strazcenter.org. Handling fees will apply. For more information about the Straz Center for the Performing Arts and its upcoming events, please visit www.strazcenter.org.
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