Asheville Aerial Arts_soaring_2015Here’s the press release. Leave a comment on this blog post and you’ll be entered to win a pair of tickets to the opening night show.

Soaring, Asheville Aerial Arts comes to the Asheville Community Theatre
Location: 35 E. Walnut Street, Asheville, NC 28801
Venue: Asheville Community Theatre
Date: January 16-18th, 2015
Times: Friday & Saturday 7:30pm, Saturday & Sunday 2:30pm , With 15 minute intermission – show is 90 min
Tickets: $15 Adult, $10 Child

After selling out their 2014 show at the Asheville Jewish Community Center, Asheville Aerial Arts decided to team up with the Asheville Community Theatre. “We had to double our seating in March and it still wasn’t enough.” Artistic Director, Christine Aiken said. “The show was a huge success, generating an immense response from the public. We had no more tickets to sell, and those we sold wanted to tell their friends and family to come. We just couldn’t accommodate them. We approached Asheville Community Theatre, since we have always wanted to partner to bring their first, full aerial show to the stage. What a beautiful venue to present Soaring in!”

Emotion and beauty are just two reasons you can’t miss this show. Combining theater, dance and aerial arts, this show is more than a showcase of this local troupe’s talent. Soaring will take audiences on a journey through one man’s life and the adventures he experiences along the way. We see Roy, played by Asheville Community Theatre’s Scott Cameron, as a young boy, growing up with his sweetheart Katie. They celebrate their marriage in a doubles trapeze piece that is sure to thrill you with impressive skills and tenderness between Roy and Katie. Katie’s loss of life is honored through a moving lyra performance, sure to bring tears to your eyes. The show moves on to introduce a new apparatus, the aerial window demonstrating the troupe’s creativity. Along the way, Roy introduces audiences to a giant bird, played by a stilt walker, and a child (aerials performed by a mere 5 year old) he meets along the way. The finale will feature a fan favorite, silks with stunning aerials. This show has something for everyone… Acrobalance, German Wheel, Spanish Web, Trapeze, Silks, Sling, Lyra, Double Trapeze, Stilt Walking and for the first time in an Asheville based production, this run includes the rarely seen Cyr Wheel.

37 Comments

  1. luther blissett says:

    Just wanted to say that this is an incredible show, and if you’re not doing anything Sunday afternoon, you should try to see the last performance at ACT.

  2. Would love to see it and I am in Asheville this weekend !

  3. i would love to go!

  4. Hey Ashvegas! Thanks for the post. Gonna throw in 2 more free tix to the opening night of the show. That’s tonight at 7:30 at Asheville Community Theatre. Your kind words mean so much to us and we can’t to soar for you this weekend!

  5. Just heard about this show. Sounds amazing.

  6. Look forward to it. Thanks, Jason, for your info!

  7. Sheila Allen says:

    I cannot wait to see this show! Looking forward to soaring with ACT!

  8. Would love to go!

  9. Rose-Marie Vieira says:

    Saw them on the news. They make their moves seem effortless, but MANY HOURS have gone into making that happen.
    I am currently without a job, so I would LOVE to win tickets so I can see them!

    Thanks!
    Rose

  10. Looks awesome!

  11. Wes Hollamon says:

    This seems so cool!

  12. I would love to see this!

  13. i’ve seen shows like this before. Happy to see they are here in Asheville!!!!

  14. Amanda Sluder says:

    Wanna go, wanna go!! Me, Me!!

  15. Thanks for sharing, this is going to be amazing!

  16. I love Asheville’s Aerial Arts

  17. Sarra Mossoff says:

    Amazing performers! Would love to win tix!

  18. Kim Leibowitz says:

    Looks like fun for the whole family!

  19. Rachel Strivelli says:

    This looks like a great show. So inspiring and amazing!

  20. Sounds like fun!!!

  21. My kid would love this!

  22. Looks like fun!!!!

  23. This looks fun!

  24. This show is going to be fantastic!

  25. We missed out seeing them last year and my daughter who is an aspiring performance artist would be thrilled to go to this show!

  26. Looking forward to the show!

  27. Lane Pressley says:

    This would make a great birthday present for my bride of 26 years. Her birthday is Friday. She deserves something nice just for putting up with me.

  28. Trapeze me please!!

  29. We were already planning on going, so this would be great!

  30. Katie Rotanz says:

    Holla atcha girl!

  31. Sounds like fun!

  32. Helloooo, date night! Fingers crossed!

  33. soar in to a good time

  34. Word, I want to go!

  35. WOW! Would love to go to this show!

  36. Sean Manning says:

    Asheville Aerial Arts rules!

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