Acrobats Return To Northwestern For Concert Series

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Acrobats Return To Northwestern For Concert Series

 October 15, 2012

“Incredible,” “breathtaking,” “stunning” and “quite unbelievable” are words to describe the Shangri-La Chinese Acrobats, who will be returning to Northwestern Oklahoma State University on Tuesday, Oct. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Herod Hall Auditorium.

Individual tickets for the Northwest Oklahoma Concert Series are available on as “as available” basis at $15 for adults and $10 for students. Season tickets still are available and are $40 for adult tickets, and $20 for student tickets.
The Acrobats will offer more than a glimpse into the fascinating traditions of the Orient. The performance consists of sensational Chinese acrobatics, balancing feats, martial arts displays and much more.

Formal lessons and training begin at the age of 5 or 6, when observation has already become a fantastic teacher. There are three schools for the arts in China, the first dealing with dance, the second with Chinese opera, and the third with acrobatics. Here, acrobatic students spend four hours each day going through their paces, so that by the time they reach the age of 14 or 15, their art has become a part of their daily lives and is virtually second nature.
Most important, there is no language barrier and everyone attending a performance by the Shangri-La Chinese Acrobats will thrill to their incredible feats.

The reserved seating section at each concert will be held until five minutes prior to the performance.
Contact Dr. Irene Messoloras, chair of the Department of Fine Arts, at (580) 327-8692 or irmessoloras@nwosu.edu, to purchase tickets or pick them up at Holder Drug, the NWOSU Bookstore, Graceful Arts Center, Rialto or by calling (580) 327-8692.

The Northwest Oklahoma Concert Series is supported by the Oklahoma Arts Council, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Charles Morton Share Trust.

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