Chinese acrobats in 1-night show

COSTA MESA - Tickets go on sale Sunday to see the National Acrobats of China at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Oct. 1.Founded more than 50 years ago, the troupe has been one of the most influential acrobatic ensembles in the world, having won every important award in international competitions. The troupe's trained performers use objects of daily life - bicycles, chairs, tables, poles, ladders, bowls, plates, bottles and jars - as props in their own shows that also feature eye-popping contortionism, drumming, dance and traditional music. Tickets start at $15 and go on sale Sunday online at and by calling (714) 556-2787.

********** Published: August 25, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 19