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Sequence 8: Out of the Box

When acrobat Colin Davis appears at the beginning of Sequence 8 in the role of a suit-and-tie-wearing radio announcer, a kind of Ira-without-Glasses, he is introducing acrobatics with a meta-narrative.

By DEBRA CASH  |  October 05, 2012

Cirque Dreams gets seasonal at PPAC

There is plenty of color and spectacle for the little ones and dexterous skill for the big kids (aka adults), as Cirque Dreams Holidaze dazzles at the Providence Performing Arts Center through December 18.
An acrobatic Holidaze
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  December 16, 2011

R.I.P., Ben Mondor (1925-2010)

Flags at half-mast at Casa Diablo and black mourning mantillas over Phillipe and Jorge’s heads on learning of the death of Ben Mondor Sunday at his home in Warwick Neck at age 85.
The beloved Mr. Mondor; Environmental blinders; Volume control; Insane Clown Posse
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  October 08, 2010

Photos: Solstice Circus's Autumnal Equinox Show

The Solstice Circus perform a special Autumnal Equinox show at Plough & Stars on September 23, 2010.
Solstice Circus celebrate the "FREAKquinox" at the Plough and Stars
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  October 08, 2010

The joy of risk

The solo performances of Michael Moschen have many elements to them: dance movement, juggling, theater, pantomime, the balancing and acrobatic skills of a circus artist, the illusion-making craft of a magician.
Michael Moschen is alive!
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  March 12, 2010