Amazing Acrobats Of Shanghai featuring Shanghai Circus
For an energetic, engaging performance and some high-flying fun in Branson, MO, head to see Amazing Acrobats of Shanghai featuring Shanghai Circus! This brand new Acrobats of Shanghai show is great for all ages and is bound to amaze with aerial acrobatics, colorful costumes, juggling, dance, and more. This troupe of talented aerial artists are from one of the most celebrated acrobatic companies and bring feats of strength and fantastic flexibility with them to the stage. Branson audience members will be awestruck at some of the stunts they will see in action, so get out and enjoy this amazing feat!
Some of the stunts you may witness include foot juggling, yo yo tricks, chair balancing, breathtaking acrobatics numbers, mask changing, balancing, a dramatic interpretation of traditional stories, and more. As they fly across the stage with high-flying flips through the air, audience members are sure to be in awe. The performers will even defy the laws of gravity as they narrowly dodge each other as they ride motorcycles upside down and around in a caged sphere for an edge of your seat heart-pounding experience.
Combined with state-of-the-art lights and sound as well as beautifully crafted stage settings and colorful costuming, this world-class Chinese acrobatic show is an Ozarks favorite because it combines all of the colorful themes Branson is known for and surprises guests with amazing and astonishing acts that they won't soon forget. These acts are wild, crazy, and will have you in complete awe.
Each acrobat performer brings their own set of talents and finely crafted skills to the Branson stage with them. During each performance, night after night, guests will see all of the hard work and effort that these performers pour into making this show unforgettable. The group is made up of a variety of ages, so you will see some tinier performers up there on stage too! Whether they are foot juggling, doing aerial acrobatics tricks, or showing off yo yo tricks, this troupe truly puts their hearts and souls into every single moment of this extravagant display.
The performance is dedicated to the culture of China, with most of the performers hailing from there. You will explore cultural aspect after cultural aspect, enjoying an interesting insight into the traditions of Chinese acrobatics with a dramatic interpretation of traditional stories.
About the Cast:
Wentao Xian: Since 2002, he has trained in acrobatics, performing in dozens of shows including the Cirque 'VOLTA' production. He has been the recipient of a multitude of awards in hoop diving and Chinese yo-yo.
Ziggy Artist of Oddities: Andrew 'Ziggy' Ziegelbauer began learning music at the early age of 9, and from there he went on to dazzle with various artforms including fire eating, magic, and more!
Tana Karo: From cabarets and theater productions, this performer has delighted audiences all over, bringing her degree in Circus Arts from NICA to London, China, Australia, and more! She specializes in Chinese umbrella foot juggling and has even performed for the Super Bowl.
Dina Sok: From Cambodia, this performer brings his stunning talents and artform to the US! Having studied at Montreal's National Circus School, he performed for Cirque du Soleil and spent three years with the group. He specializes in tightwire walking, slackline, juggling, and hoop diving.
Elena Sanders: This talented acrobat specializes in aerial lyra and contortion. Having performed in shows like Swiss Dreams Circus and the Cirque De La Symphonie, Americas Got Talent and NBA half time shows, she is well-versed in performing.
Enmeng Song: Having studied the cirucs with Shandong Acrobatic Troupe, Enmeng brings dedication and astonishing skills! He took 1st Place at the 34th Annual International Circus Competition and is sure to delight. He has also performed in Cirque du Soleil's 'Iris' as well as other notable productions including '7 Fingers Cirque Troupe and VOLTA.
Junru Wang: Hailing from Wuhan, Junru has been performing acrobatics since she was only 4 years old. She has performed with Cirque du Soleil and went on to win China's Got Talent season four. She has starred in a featured film, holds a Guinness World Record for hand balancing, and is now attending the University of Southern California.
Mohamed Jtaoue: From Morroco, Mohamed specializes in breakdancing and parkour. In 2015, he competed in the Annual Parkour and Free Running Competition in Morocco and won 3rd place. He also performed in Las Vegas NV in a show called 'Celestia' and is learning aerial straps and contemporary dance.
Sean Raveon: Grand-daughter of television magician Mark Wilson, Sean has skills in everything from magic to hoola hooping, aerial arts, and contortion. She has performed with Reza, performed at the Magic Castle, and has appeared on America's Got Talent.
About Holiday Shows
Celebrate the holidays in style. The first half of the Christmas experience is the regular show, followed by two Christmas-themed acts. Witness amazing unicycle performances, acrobatic acts, and a juggling act while singing Christmas music! This celebration is sure to be a fantastic time. Forego the usual fireworks New Year's Eve celebration, and head to the Mickey Gilley Shanghai Theatre to witness the amazing performers put on an amazing performance featuring music, dance, circus-style acts, in beautiful costumes. These elaborate costumes are just the beginning! Ring in the New Year in style! The troupe is Branson famous and one of the best tourist attractions in the area. This act impresses audiences throughout the year. So whether you visit during the regular season or during the holidays, you are sure to have an amazing time.
About the Mickey Gilley Grand Shanghai Theatre
The Mickey Gilley Grand Shanghai Theatre has held many of the celebrated Branson shows throughout the years. Known for the Mickey Gilley & Johnny Lee Urban Cowboy, this theater is also the home of the Acrobats of Shanghai featuring Shanghai Circus. The new Shanghai Theatre can be found at 3455 West 76 Country Boulevard on Branson. Its convenient location is right on the Branson famous 76 Strip, allowing guests to easily access the theater and enjoy everything that the city has to offer.
About the Gift Shop
After the performance, head to the gift shop to pick up some unique souvenirs. The shop features talented in-shop artists, and they are capable of creating personalized gifts and art. Whether you want to pick out something for that special someone or treat yourself to a unique trinket, the gift shop has plenty of things to choose from. You won't find these finely crafted pieces anywhere else either, so do not miss out on the opportunity to snag something unique.
Do not miss out on the opportunity to see this talented troupe of Chinese acrobats live in person at this amazing production Enjoy amazing performance art blending together elements of kung fu and inventive and dazzling acrobatics against backdrops of live famous stories about a fearless journey and other traditional tales of historical significance. See why the production is one of Branson Missouri's most celebrated attractions the next time you are in the city. This is great for any getaway, so get your Acrobats of Shanghai ticket today.
- Approximately how long is it?
The show is approximately 2 hours long.
- In what theater is the show held?
Grand Shanghai Theatre.
- Is there a pre-show before the main show?
10 min pre-show begins 15 minutes before the show.
- Do the performers of the Amazing Acrobats Of Shanghai sign autographs and meet the audience after the show?
Yes. After the show, the acrobats will come out to the lobby for autographs and photos.
- What is the length of intermission at Amazing Acrobats Of Shanghai?
The intermission lasts approximately 15 minutes.
- What type of parking do you have?
There is free parking.
- What is the dress code?
Dress code is casual.
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