Aerialist Angelo Rodriguez. Photo credit Zan Keith Photography.
From the comfort of your own home, sit back and enjoy the first installment our Lone Star Circus REWIND Series this weekend. Originally played at Dallas Children’s Theater from December 28, 2017 – January 1, 2018, Lone Star Circus presents CIRQUE JOYEUX brought audiences thrilling daredevils, electrifying jugglers, mesmerizing acrobats, hilarious clowns, and endearing four-legged performers. The star-studded show included:
The melodious music and hosting by legendary Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s first African-American Ringmaster — featured on Barbara Walters’ list of 10 Most Fascinating People;
The joyous and colorful canine antics of The Pompeyo Family and their Amazing Rescue Dogs, as seen recently on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent”;
The Campa Family who combine music with humor in a delightful way that North Texas hadn’t seen before;
The mind-boggling and thrilling rola-bola equilibriums of Geddy Pavlovich;
The extraordinary and mesmerizing juggling of award-winning Réjean St. Jules;
The breathtakingly elegant hand-balancing contortions of Irina Naumenko, a featured artist of Cirque du Soleil’s Varekai;
The exciting and kinetic aerial prowess of Angelo Rodriguez;
The captivating chair balancing of Rokardy, as seen on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” and in Cirque du Soleil’s La Nouba;
The electrifying hula-hooping of Asaf Mor;
The striking aerial choreography of the graceful Kelli Ramazini;
The magnificent acrobatic balancing of Joseph Gibby;
The all-time favorite Queen and King of laughter, Slappy and Monday.
HOW TO WATCH:
Families can easily tune in to Cirque Joyeux on mobile devices, laptops, and even your television via Facebook Live. To watch on the big screen, download the Facebook Video/Watch App on Apple TV, Amazon Fire, or Samsung Smart televisions. Then, log in to your Facebook account or plug your laptop into your television and surround sound or mirror your phone to your television for a maximum experience. To learn more about downloading the Facebook Watch app, visit the Facebook Help Center.
While everyone is tuning in, our live feed will include historical circus acts, courtesy of Circopedia.org.
January 30, 7 PM CT
January 31, 10:30 AM CT
HOW TO DONATE:
It is FREE to enjoy. However, Lone Star Circus would appreciate a donation to help continue their virtual programming, upcoming live tent shows, and the circus school. Donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Donations can be made online, by texting HAPPYCIRCUS to 44-321 or mailing a check to the following:
Lone Star Circus Arts Center
12232 Snow White Drive
Dallas, TX 75244