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Chinese Acrobats – Various Circus Acts | London| UK

Chinese Acrobats


Chinese Acrobatics is one of the oldest performing arts, dating back of between 475-221BC. The core members of the company have been professionally trained in China from as young as six years old and have each had a minimum of twenty years’ experience.

They have performed all over the world and have won bronze, silver and gold medals in national competitions in China. Chinese Acrobatics combines Chinese circus traditions with contemporary performing styles and dances to provide an exciting performance that will enthral the whole family.

Director Jiang was professionally trained at China’s (as well as Asia’s) largest and most prestigious dancing school, the Beijing Dance Academy for six years in ballet and Chinese dance. After graduating, she worked as a ballet dancer in Beijing Youth Ballet Company. Since arriving in Britain in 1988, she has performed in major cities across the UK and Europe including at the Royal Festival Hall and the Cannes Film Festival.

Chinese Acrobats can provide lion dances, dragon dances, Chinese dance, Tai Chi, magic, fortune tellers, Beijing opera, Chinese calligraphers, origami artists, face painting and Chinese music for all events.

Acts Available Include:

Chinese Acrobatics
Lion Dance
Dragon Dance
Chinese Magic
Wrestling
Flag Martial Art
Chinese Dance
Beijing Opera
Silhouette Cutting
Palm Reading
Tai Chi
Chinese Calligraphers
Paper Cutting
Chinese Music
Face Painting
Chinese Singing
Origami
Wu Shu

Standard Length of Performance:

Chinese Acrobatics:
A four person show lasts 25 minutes.

Lion Dance:
A three person show lasts 20 minutes, the four person show lasts 25 minutes and the ten person show lasts around 40 minutes up to one hour. The performers for this act will need a space of 20 foot x 20 foot to perform and a PA system with a cd player. Changing and parking facilities will also be required.

Dragon Dance:
A ten person show lasts around 40 minutes up to one hour. The performers for this act will need a space of 20 foot x 20 foot to perform and a PA system with a cd player. Changing and parking facilities will also be required.

Chinese Magic:
The length of this act is between 2 and 3 hours.

Flag Martial Art:
A tree person show lasts 20 minutes.

Chinese Dance:
A three person show lasts 20 minutes, a four person show lasts 25 minutes and a ten person show lasts around 40 minutes up to one hour.

Silhouette Cutting:
The length of this act is between 2 and 3 hours with break.

Paper Cutting:
The length of this act is between 2 and 3 hours.

Chinese Music:
The length of this act is between 2 and 3 hours.

Face Painting:
The length of this act is between 2 and 3 hours.

Origami:
The length of this act is between 2 and 3 hours.

Testimonials:

“The dominant impression was visual rather than athletic. Everything was done supremely elegantly and harmoniously, with the colours of the costumes, props and stage often creating wonderful effects of their own…”
– The Oxford Mail

“Certainly the children who were present on Saturday will remember some of their magic for the rest of their lives.”
– Newbury Weekly News

“We were immensely taken with their performance and have heard only good feedback from the large crowd who watched.”
– Salisbury District Council

“Thank you for a wonderful display at Hatfield Galleria, the Chinese Embassy said it was the best they had seen in the UK!”
– Hatfield Galleria

“I enjoyed the show very much as did every one else who saw it.”
– The Oxford Apollo Theatre

“The event lived up to our expectations being colourful, lively and totally unlike anything we had experienced before in Newbury. It particularly appealed to the younger members of our audience…”
– Newbury Festival

“You provided The Elton John White Tie and Tiara Ball with absolutely first class Chinese entertainment – and helped the event to raise £4 million for the Elton John Aids Foundation.”
– Elton John Aids Foundation

“The Chinese performers were fantastic! Very professional and beautifully choreographed. They were punctual, pleasant to work with professional in everyway. Many thanks for your support in the run up!”
– Charnwood Arts

”Your team was fantastic – very helpful and listened to my instructions and executed them brilliantly. They interacted with the crowd and made the event a great success. Thank you for all your help and I will be in contact with you shortly.”
– Land Management Ltd

“It went really really well. The audience and the client loved all the acts!…”
The Outlook Creative Group (via Contraband)

“Our show went very well, thanks for the dancers they were liked very much. Look forward to working with you again in the future.”
– BSix Brooke House Sixth Form College (via Contraband)

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank the super Chinese performers for all their hard work on Saturday to help Romford Shopping Hall and East Ham Market Halls celebrate the Chinese New Year in style. They listened to my direction and helped make the event a great success – truly a pleasure to work with.”
– Land Management Ltd (via Contraband)

“It was fantastic. The children loved it and were in awe of what the dancer did. I think the performer was great, she arrived earlier to be well prepared. Thanks again”
– Tyssen Community School (via Contraband)

“The event went really well last week – thank you for all of your help! The client was  pleased with the guys – they thought they were really fab! Thanks again for all of your help – I’ll be in touch soon about our coming events!”
– Ed James Ltd (via Contraband)

“This was a really good activity in celebration with the Chinese new year. We have had a great response from both Partners and customers…Today’s lion was a little cheeky creature with a wagging tail and batting her eyelids at passing customers.”
– John Lewis Plc (via Contraband)

“…. Just to let you know that the Chinese Performers were fantastic!!!! They completely understood the needs of the clients here and were very facilitating, which they reflected in their performance. I would highly recommend them. Could you please pass on our thanks…”
– Daughters of Charity of St Vincent/ Marillac Care (via Contraband)

“Well what can I say but WOW!!!! The new dance troop with Max in Romford were amazing – Lots of life, energy and their costumes were “uber” eye catching…They really seemed to enjoy what they do and it showed. This was by far the biggest attendance so far…Thank you once again for your help!”
– Land Management Ltd (via Contraband)

“Thank you so much for all your help. All of the performers last night were excellent, both professional, punctual and very sweet. It was great that they were all authentic performers as well – ideal for this sort of event. I have passed on your details to the team for any future Chinese New Year bookings that we may get…It is as always a pleasure to work with you and hope to continue to do so more!”
– ExEvents Ltd (via Contraband)

“Please pass on our thanks to the lion dancers. We absolutely loved their performances and the public all really appreciated the entertainment. They were also really easy to work with, prompt, well-organised and generally great…”
– 
White Label Publishing (via Contraband)

Previous Clients Include:

Motorola Gala
Global Surprise
Disney “Mulan” Film Promotion
Millennium Milk Cup Festival
Art in Action
Hong Kong Festival
Womad Festival
National Trus
t International Food Festival
Hackney Empire
Apollo Theatre
Futurist Theatre
Royal Festival Hall
Plymouth Pavilions
Mitchell Theatre
British Museum
Victoria & Albert Museum
Manchester Science Museum
British Telecom
Chinese Airlines
Vodafone
Orange
Microsoft
British Airways
Midland Bank
Marks and Spencer
Virgin Airways
Granada
Carlton Television
Film ‘Gangs of New York’
Channel 5
Sting
George Harrison
Elton John
Saudi Arabian Royal Family
Discovery Television Channel
National Lottery
Greenwich Festival

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