From People’s Republic of China, Hebei Province, Cirque Mei will feature traditional and contemporary Chinese circus acts in a colorful and lively celebration of the internationally renowned Chinese circus arts. The performance, featuring a company of 40 elite circus artists and acrobats, will include many of the most popular Chinese circus routines including Hoops Diving, Lion Dance, Collective Bicycle Skills, Flying Meteors, Foot Juggling with Umbrellas, Female Contortion, and Ladder Balancing Act. The troupe was founded in 1976 and supports a community of over 130 circus performers who tour throughout China and the world.
Join us before Cirque Mei in the Celebrity Cafe to listen to our guest speaker, Laura Ernst, from 7-7:15pm. Laura Ernst: Kinetic Entertainment is a one-woman Cirque du Soleil – a circus artist from Des Moines who has performed all over the world, including on America’s Got Talent!