This Week — 25 February 2022

This weekend is rife with amazing live shows to check out in Baltimore and Tysons. Round up your favorite circus people and hit the big top!


***Be sure to check out each venue’s Covid safety regulations prior to attending in-person events.

February 25-27

  • The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra will provide the riveting live soundtrack to Troupe Vertigo‘s latest creation, España and Beyond! See fabulous feats of acrobatics and aerial artistry in this beautiful production, set to Shchedrin’s re-imagining of Bizet’s Carmen. Show times are 8 p.m. (2/25 & 2/26) and 3 p.m. (2/27). You can also watch a virtual livestream of the Saturday show. Get tickets here.
  • Witness a triumphant reimagining of the mythological tale of Eurydice at Songs From the UnderWorld, created by Baltimore artist ellen cherry. This show opens with a Jim Henson Foundation-sponsored work of puppetry by Anna Fitzgerald, and follows with multimedia storytelling inspired by ellen cherry’s recovery from a car wreck a few years ago. Show times are 8 p.m. (2/25 & 2/26) and 3 p.m. (2/27). Get tickets at this link.

February 26

March 10

April 3 – second show added!


March 14 – April 16


  • Dance Place currently has an open call for local artists identifying within the vast spectrum of ‘disabled.’ This program will consider applicants for a paid one-week residency, providing 40 hours of rehearsal time, a $4k honorarium and a $1k accessibility stipend. The residency runs from June 19-24. Visit this link for more information.
  • Circus artists who identify as persons of color living in the U.S. can now apply for CSAW‘s April $1,000 microgrant. The deadline is March 15. Find more information at this link.
  • If you’re interested in applying to a circus school in the U.S. or abroad, check out CSAW’s application mastersheet, with a comprehensive list of deadlines and school ambassadors, who are available to answer your questions and guide you through the selection process. Whether you’re currently applying to schools or considering applying in a year or two, this list is an invaluable resource.


February 25 & March 2

March 3

  • The Fairfax Jugglers will meet on Thursdays from 7:30-10 p.m. in the Key Middle School cafeteria. Visitors must wear masks and sign a liability waiver. 

Photo by Christian Kloc © 2011.