The Shanghai Acrobats of the People's Republic of China
November 9, 2016
Fine Arts Center Concert Hall
UMass Amherst Campus
Showcasing their brand new show, Shanghai Nights, the Shanghai Acrobats of the Peoples Republic of China make a dramatic appearance on the UMass Concert Hall stage with an acrobatic plethora of physical energy and colorful pageantry. Shanghai Nights has thrilled more than a million audience members worldwide. As one of China’s most outstanding acrobatic troupes, the Shanghai Acrobats full company and its multiple performing groups have performed in more than two thousand venues in China and on hundreds of stages abroad. Many of the company acts have won gold and silver awards in both national and international acrobatic competitions. Included are unique acts such as Icarian umbrellas, Head jumping monks, Shadow of Cards magic, and the Butterfly Lovers aerial silk performance.