Air Play - Cancelled
The school performances of this production have been cancelled.
In the face of the everchanging circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 virus, Des Moines Performing Arts has cancelled remaining Applause Series performances through April 30.
Schools and Home Educators who have paid for their tickets will receive a full refund.
ACROBUFFOS (UNITED STATES)
Please note: Latex balloons will be used and may come in contact with the audience
Ride the wind and dream with AIR PLAY, a modern spectacle that brings to life the very air we breathe. Flying umbrellas, larger-than-life balloons, giant kites floating over the audience, and the biggest snow globe you’ve ever seen will make you gasp in wonder and laugh until it hurts.
AIR PLAY is a circus-style adventure of two siblings journeying through a surreal land of air, transforming the ordinary into objects of uncommon beauty. Fabrics dance in the wind, balloons have a mind of their own, confetti turns into the night sky, and an enormous canopy of hovering silk forever alters their future.
The creation of husband & wife team Seth Bloom and Christina Gelsone, AIR PLAY merges their circus and street theater performance art with the sculptural artistry of Daniel Wurtzel. With visual images seemingly sewn from the sky, this poetic ode to childhood will enchant and electrify the young and young at heart.
Back by popular demand after sell-out performances in 2017.
Curriculum Guide Preview: Enduring Understandings and Compelling Questions. Full Curriculum Guide will be available at least 6 weeks prior to performance.
Please note: all children who enter the theater for this production must have a ticket and be at least three years old.
21st Century Skills
â€œIntegrating the arts allows me to bring joy and enthusiasm into my teaching. I see such a difference in my students when we have arts integration in our lesson.â€
- Dawn, fifth-grade teacher at Cattell Elementary School, Des Moines