June 16th @ 2-5 p.m.
Spend time celebrating the joy of juggling at your local World Juggling Day celebration. Open to all skill levels, this free event welcomes everyone to learn a new skill, laugh and join the amazing community of jugglers in the DMV. Visit the event Facebook page or just show up at the top of Meridian Hill Park (aka Malcolm X Park) and look for flying objects!
For a global list of WJD events, visit the IJA’s official WJD event page.
Meridian Hill Park
2400 15th Pl NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
May 30th – June 17th @ Security Square, Baltimore
June 21st – July 22nd @ National Harbor
See the circus that opened last year’s Smithsonian Folklife Festival with a bang, now celebrating its 25th anniversary. The show frequently features stilt walking, fire manipulation, contortion, clowning and wheel of death, among other acts from around the world.
Buy tickets at this link.
6901 Security Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21244
204 Waterfront St.
Oxon Hill, MD 20745
June 13th-17th @ Baltimore Theatre Project
Celebrate the golden age of circus, marvel at outlandish sideshow, behold breathtaking magic, indulge in exquisite cabaret and giggle at stupendous family comedy during Baltimore’s Weekend of Wonders.
Wednesday, June 13 @ 8 p.m. NOVILUNIUM: A Dreambaby Cabaret
Thursday, June 14 @ 8 p.m. David London’s MAGIC OUTSIDE THE BOX
Friday, June 15 @ 8 p.m. Harley Newman’s RISKY BEHAVIOR
Saturday, June 16 @ 8 p.m. Rosman Family COMEDY REUNION
Sunday, June 17 @ 5 p.m. Happenstance Theater PINOT & AUGUSTINE
Buy individual tickets (or a festival pass) at this link. Facebook Event Page.
Baltimore Theatre Project
45 W. Preston St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
June 11th @ 8 p.m.
Enter a whimsical, mischievous and character-driven world of exploratory theater at Clown Cabaret, a semi-monthly performance that will befuddle and bemuse you. This edition features the dashing emcee services of Matthew Pauli, the flimflam antics of Rich Potter, the great enchantments of Sarah Olmstead Thomas and Alex Vernon, the busybody juggling of Christian Kloc, the swell seductions of Nini and the sideshow entreaties of Todd Gardner.
Get more information and tickets at this link.
Logan Fringe Arts Space
1358 Florida Ave. NE
Washington, D.C. 20002
June 8th @ 6:30-8 p.m. (One-Time Workshop)
June 12th/19th/26th and July 3rd @ 7-8:30 p.m. (Workshop Series)
Learn how to safely increase your range of motion through a variety of exercises with instructor Jessica John. This workshop uses a dynamic warm-up sequence, soft-tissue preparation, nerve glides and muscle activation to allow you to improve muscular efficiency, build strength and heighten motor control. These exercises are geared toward aerialists, athletes, dancers, yogis and movement teachers.
You may also take advantage of a four-week Tuesday evening workshop series to enhance specific types of flexibility, including front splits (Week 1), shoulders (Week 2), middle splits (Week 3) and back (Week 4).
Register under the ‘Workshops’ tab at this link.
The Elements Center
2233 Wisconsin Ave. NW Suite 217
Washington, D.C. 20007
June 3rd @ 4 p.m.
Watch the members and instructors of UpSpring Aerial Lab perform Within and Without, an aerial reflection on what holds us together and what splits us apart. The show includes poi spinning, dance trapeze, hammock, trapeze ladder and aerial fabric, on which the performers consider the borders and boundaries in and around themselves, exploring topics like the growth of cancer cells, the breakdown of friendships and the complex relationships we have with our own minds.
Get tickets at this link. FB Event Link.
Joe’s Movement Emporium
3309 Bunker Hill Road
Mt. Rainier, MD 20712