For Immediate Release
Lauren Stevenson Yacina
610.506.1355 • firstname.lastname@example.org
CROWD-GASPING STUNTS! ACROBATIC ARTISTRY! BALANCE! STRENGTH! AGILITY!
April 3, 2015 – Drexel Hill Upper Darby Performing Arts Center is proud to welcome back the thrilling acrobatic troupe, the Golden Dragon Acrobats as they perform the dazzling production Cirque Ziva with two shows on April 11 at 3 pm and 7:30 pm.
The technically innovative show is a perfect family event (recommended for ages 6 and up) and features a large cast of some of the finest athletes who have trained and studied their craft of traditional and modern acrobatics since early childhood.
Cirque Ziva is the newest creation from Golden Acrobats’ producer and Artistic Director Danny Chang. The skilled troupe presents aerial stunts, human pyramids, contortion and more. Stunning costumes and an outstanding atmosphere by award-winning Lighting Director Tony Tucci will underscore the awe associated with this spectacle, a production that celebrates a solid commitment to cultural exchange. An audience favorite, past performances at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center by the Golden Dragon Acrobats have sold out.
The Golden Dragon Acrobats have been recognized as the preeminent Chinese acrobatic company touring the United States. Hailing from China’s Hebei province, the performers honor the rich Chinese acrobatics tradition while offering a new way of experiencing this ancient art form. Their Broadway debut earned two Drama Desk Award nominations, and audiences on five continents have sat in stunned amazement at their impossible feats.
Rarely on the national touring schedule are tickets priced as reasonably as the two shows presented April 11 at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center. The multiple-story venue provides the height to showcase the Golden Dragons amazing feats while the tiered seating provides great views from all seats!
Tickets for the two performances on April 11 – 3 pm and 7:30 pm – are just $12 and $18 and may be purchased online at www.udpac.org or by calling the Box Office at 610.622.1189. Upper Darby Performing Arts Center is located in Drexel Hill at 601 N. Lansdowne Avenue, conveniently located minutes from Center City, the Main Line and the Blue Route. Parking is free.
The large cast and dazzling production designs illustrate just how breathtaking Chinese acrobatics can be. The best of a time honored tradition, some 25 centuries old, Cirque Ziva is sure to entertain, delight and keep audiences of all ages in suspense.
The Upper Darby Performing Arts Center and Upper Darby Summer Stage are jointly sponsored by the Upper Darby School District Board of School Directors and Upper Darby Township Mayor and Council through the Department of Recreation and Leisure Services.