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spring youth circus_352x470May 14, 15, 21, 22, 2016
Saturdays at 4:30 pm and 7:30 pm
Sundays at 3:00 pm

At The Actors Gymnasium in Evanston

Can our hero make it to the last level with one life and no powerups? After an escape from her mother’s restrictive courtly rules, Princess Deidre runs to the woods and befriends young Irving- a half human/half fairy boy. Big Mistake. Little did Deidre know, Irving’s mom is the wicked Morrigan, and she hates humans. Now it’s up to Deidre to save her friend from his castle prison while navigating the chaotic Land of Bit.

The incredibly talented Actors Gym Youth Circus Ensemble is at it again– this time with an original fantasy/video game mashup! Goblins and Powerups, Witches and Warp tubes- whether you’re a next-gen console kid or came up in the 8-bit days, you’ll be amazed by the awesome physical feats of these young performers as they weave a tale of friendship strong enough to conquer the wickedest wild magic.

Written & Directed by Alejandro Tey and Sara Sawicki
Circus Choreography by Sylvia Hernandez-DiStasi
Dance Choreography by Kat Scott
Assistant Circus Choreography by Tommy Tomlins
Sound Design/Operation by Sammy Zeisel
Lighting Design by Justine Brock
Costume Design by Serena Sandoval
Props Design by Clara Wendland
Stage Managed by Gianna Petrosino

Featuring: Maddy A., Abbi B., Aiden B., Charlie B., Milo B., Emerson C., Griffin D., Eva D., Ella G., Annabelle G., Ingrid H., Noam H., Emma I., Lia K., Sage K., Mia K., Maya M., Esther O., Eric P., Halle P., Natalie R., Grace S., Sadie S., Maggie S.