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||CircEsteem's youth-led 'Spring Circus' on May 7, 14 and 21
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CircEsteem's Spring Circus is back in-person for the first time since 2019.
The CircEsteem Spring Circus will take place on May 7, 14 and 21 at CircEsteem, 4730 N. Sheridan Rd., at 2 and 6 p.m. Jamal Howard will direct.
This year's show features youth performers ages 4-18. Audiences will see acts involving juggling, unicycle, German wheel, hula hoop, lasso, aerial silks, stilts, clowning, balance, mini-trampolines, tightwire, Lyra and partner acrobatics.
Exploring community and coming together to achieve common goals, this year's show is about how everyone is unique and how it takes each person to make a society whole. Each act is centered on themes of community, working together, uniqueness, collaboration, overcoming obstacles and celebration.
The show features up to 80 students each show from CircEsteem's Performance Troupe and Chicago Youth Circus programs, and welcomes a new opening act each week from its offsite programs around the city.
Tickets are $7 (youths up to age 17), $12 (adults) and $40 (family pack for two adults and up to four youths); visit circesteem.org/spring-circus-2022/ .
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