This Week — 12 February 2021

This week is all about traveling without moving. Visit Seattle for a community circus update, drop through Brooklyn for a Valentine’s Day showcase, and fly to Japan for an innovative dance/juggling performance!






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February 12 and 13

February 13

February 14

  • ABCirque Presents: My Heart Beats Circus: Infuse joy into your ‘celebration of love’ night with this spectacular evening of entertaining acts and wondrous feats from The Muse in Brooklyn. VIP ticket holders get access to an exclusive show starting at 7:30 p.m., while the broadcast for the general public starts at 8 p.m. Get tickets here.

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February 19

  • The Crown is a short circus film produced and directed by aerialist Veronica Blair that documents a young girl’s journey of self-discovery. The film boasts a stunning all female cast of circus artists of African descent. Watch this video premiere on YouTube at 7 p.m. EST. Performers include Summer Lacy, Copper Santiago, Shenea Stiletto, Susan Voyticky and Darielle Williams.

February 20

  • Afrotease: The Black Label is a burlesque showcase for BIPOC performers based in Richmond, but currently hosted in cyberspace! This edition stars Alotta Boutté, featuring special appearances by Bebe Bardeaux, Gigi Holliday and many more exceptional performers. This event is 18+ and will be ASL interpreted. The show goes from 9-11 p.m. EST. Tickets are sliding scale. Visit this link for more information.
  • Bill Irwin returns to your computer screen with his playful and inquisitive production of On Beckett/In Screen. In this virtual show, Irwin utilizes his mastery of physical theater and his lifelong fascination with Samuel Beckett’s writings to great effect. This is a production of the Irish Repertory Theatre in New York City. Reserve free, donation-based tickets at this link.

February 12-21

  • Discover the world of a lonely clown quarantined on an old theater’s stage in A.Lone, a one-man theater show produced by the Contemporary Circus and Immersive Arts Center out of Troy, NY. Get tickets to watch the production at this link (the stream is viewable for 72 hours once purchased).