DURANGO, Colo. – Returning once again by popular demand, the Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats will astound and amaze when the troupe takes the stage at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m.
With more than 30 years of continuous touring in the United States, the performers in the Golden Dragon Acrobats have earned a reputation for their commitment to the highest of production values and an attention to artistic details that is unparalleled in the art form.
World renowned impresario Danny Chang and choreographer Angela Chang combine award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques to present a family-friendly show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty.
The New York Post reported, the company “… delivers beautifully choreographed routines showcasing their amazing skills and physicality, accompanied by a musical score of traditional Chinese music filtered through a New Age sensibility... Juggling everything from umbrellas to soccer balls – and with props as varied as ladders and giant spinning wheels – the performers show just why they’re world-famous.”
The 25-members of the current touring company, hailing from Hebei, China, continue to perform to sold out audiences in nearly every major market in the country. The Golden Dragons remain the only Chinese acrobatic company touring year-round in the United States.
In November 2005, the Golden Dragon Acrobats made their Broadway debut at the New Victory Theater in New York. The successful run earned two of the most prestigious New York Drama Desk nominations – impresario Chang for Unique Theatrical Experience and Chang for Best Choreography.
To view a video sampling of the Golden Dragon Acrobats, visit: www.goldendragonacrobats.com/index.php.
Tickets for Golden Dragon Acrobats ($25/$35) are available on-line at www.durangoconcerts.com or by calling 970.247.7657, or at the Ticket Office in Downtown Durango at 7th St. and Main Ave. All sales final.
Showtime is 7:30 p.m., with doors to the Concert Hall and concessions, serving beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages and snacks, opening at 6:30 p.m.
The Community Concert Hall is a not-for-profit, multi-use performance venue located on the campus of Fort Lewis College. Its ability to bring a diverse spectrum of shows to Southwest Colorado is made possible through a partnership with the college, a state-supported, independent institution of higher education, and through financial and in-kind contributions from generous members of the community.