Great Performance Series: Circo Aereo

Circo Aereo will come to Hope on Feb. 25 and 26 for a two-night engagement as part of the Great Performance Series. This Finnish circus troupe combines elements of circus, theatre, dance and music to put together a unique production. Since 1996, the group has performed in over 20 countries, making them one of the most active Finnish performing groups.circo-large

Circo Aereo has 12 performances in their repertoire. At Hope, they will perform one of their most popular: Espresso. This performance, premiered in 2006, uses parts of traditional, contemporary and sidewalk circus including juggling, dance and aerial performance to create a one-of-a-kind show.

Interested in learning more about circus history? Check out these titles in Van Wylen’s collection or the journal article citations in America: History and Life or Historical Abstracts.

— Bethany Stripp, Library Student Blogger

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