THE PEKING ACROBATS

February 15 - 16, 2024 Des Moines Civic Center

Event Details

Please note: all children who enter the theater for this production must have a ticket and be at least three years old.

Grades K-12

Since their founding in 1986, the Peking Acrobats have dazzled global audiences, pushing the limits of human ability and defying gravity with amazing displays of contortion, flexibility, and control. The Peking Acrobats perform daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs and display technical skills with acts including trick-cycling, precision tumbling, juggling, somersaulting, and gymnastics. This spectacle mixes time-honored Chinese folk music, awe-inspiring acrobatic feats, and high-tech special effects. The result is an exuberant entertainment event with the festive pageantry of a Chinese Carnival, that leaves audiences asking: “How did they DO that?”

Curriculum Connections

Science, Social Studies

Teacher Resources

Teachers will be granted access to supplemental materials to help students prepare for and to reflect on their experience at the theater. Materials are generally available four-six weeks before the performance. 

Reservation, Payment and Cancellation Policies

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Reservation Guidelines

Applause Payment and Cancellation Policies

Questions

Contact education@dmpa.org or 515-246-2355 with questions about content or the reservation process.

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Thursday, February 15, 2024 10:00 AM   WAIT LIST
Thursday, February 15, 2024 12:00 PM   WAIT LIST
Friday, February 16, 2024 10:00 AM   WAIT LIST
Friday, February 16, 2024 12:00 PM   WAIT LIST

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Event Details

Please note: all children who enter the theater for this production must have a ticket and be at least three years old.
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