National Acrobats of Taiwan

State Theatre
15 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

The National Acrobats of Taiwan will awe audiences with their astounding blend of martial prowess, dance, magic, and comedy. Acrobats doing handstands on stools stacked 30 feet high, a handful of women balancing groups of spinning plates on rods, jugglers spinning large pots on their heads, elbows and feet are just some of the spectacular delights presented by the National Acrobats of Taiwan (Republic of China). National Acrobats of Taiwan are distinctive for their use of ordinary household items like tables, chairs, ladders, bowls, and plates in their performances. Since the Han Dynasty (206 B.C.-240 A.D.), dramatic folk arts and variety shows have reflected the deepest roots of Chinese civilization. The performers' precise movements and flexible showmanship have provided entertainment to people from all walks of life for centuries. The skillful performers often use objects of daily life, such as chairs, tables, poles, ladders, bowls, plates, bottles, and jars as stage properties. Their perfect movements and flexible showmanship have provided entertainment and relaxation to people from all walks of life for centuries.

Visit the National Acrobats of Taiwan website:

http://www.statetheatrenj.org