NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- New York based Cirque-tacular Entertainment will present the world premiere of ART OF CIRCUS, a new production that features elite level acrobatics in an intimate setting and draws inspiration from iconic works of visual arts from the last 500 years. The work features an original score by 4 time ASCAP award winning composer, Jesse Elder (PostModern Jukebox) and concept, direction, and acrobatic choreography by Tad Emptage.
Cirque-tacular's ART OF CIRCUS animates, explores, and celebrates visual art masterpieces that feature dance and circus, as well as legendary painters, and the time periods and stories that birthed the world's most iconic images. It is billed as an "acrobatic fantasy world that is at once familiar, unexpected, and timeless." Performances will run in NYC, September 6-11th at Theatre at the 14th Street Y. Additional performances in the tri-state area following the Off Broadway premiere.
Tickets can be purchased here: www.ArtofCircusShow.com.
"Audiences will discover a rare opportunity to meet artists performing larger than life circus feats in an extremely intimate setting," says creator Emptage. "It is truly a rhapsody of beauty, color, and emotion. We play in the present, re-animating and breathing life into moments of passion and humanity immortalized on canvas by the great minds, eyes, and hearts of the past."
- Running Time: 100 minutes + Intermission
- Recommended for Audiences 10 years of age and older
- Special Children's Matinee's presented on select dates for younger art lovers
The cast features an array of internationally renowned circus artists, world record holders, elite gymnasts, and live music performed by the Synesthetics. The album is available via RopeaDope Records and through most digital outlets. The creative team is made up of JoshBob Rose (scenic/lighting design) and Diana Susanto (costume design). Melanie Armer is production stage manager, Michael Mann is technical director, Rachael Klein (administrative director) and Colleen Piquette (casting director). Art of Circus is represented by Gerri Abrahamsen, DCA Productions. Inquiries can be made at 212-245-2063.
Cirque-tacular Entertainment is a renowned New York City based acrobatic and specialty entertainment company. Through thousands of performances in the last ten years, their work has been enjoyed in over 70 countries, by millions live, in conjunction with the most recognized brands, venues, and arts organizations of our age.
SOURCE Cirque-tacular Entertainment