Germantown: Pushing the Envelope

Germantown: Pushing the Envelope

Nicholas Gillette watched as fellow acrobats from the Almanac Dance Circus Theatre rehearsed complicated maneuvers a few feet behind him. “Steer whole heartedly into that,” he said. The “that” that Gillette is referring to is the love that he and his team have for live performance arts. The five-member ensemble infuses acrobatics, storytelling and physicality into their […]

 

Olde Kensington: The Circus Comes to North Philly

Olde Kensington: The Circus Comes to North Philly

Residents gawked from stoops and car windows as people flew dozens of feet above their heads. Nestled on the edge of Olde Kensington, Fly School Circus Arts treats residents to their very own circus in North Philadelphia. There are no elephants, lion tamers or clowns here, only a handful of students defying gravity on the […]

 By Kimberly Wagner

Germantown: Philadelphia Circus School of Arts Partners with Ritz Theatre Company for ‘Barnum’

Germantown: Philadelphia Circus School of Arts Partners with Ritz Theatre Company for ‘Barnum’

Come one! Come all! And witness The Philadelphia School of Circus Arts partner with Ritz Theatre Company to present “Barnum,” the greatest show on earth, a circus extravaganza about master showman, P.T. Barnum. The musical, which will run from Oct. 20 through Nov. 19 marks the first time The Philadelphia School of Circus Arts (PSCA) has […]