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Circus Midway 2019

Philadelphia School of Circus Arts

Jun 30, 2019

2019 Hand to Hand Circus Festival

4 hours


FringeArts Haas BiergartenMap

Sunday, June 30 from 11am–3pm

Learn the arts of the circus at this day of free outdoor workshops! Teachers and performers from the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts will give attendees of all ages a chance to learn basic aerial acrobatics, juggling, plate spinning, and tight wire, with additional offerings for younger children including circus lasso and balance challenges. Circus Midway 2019 will also feature short circus performances throughout, including one from the school’s Youth Troupe.

Free and fun for all ages and abilities!

Rain Location: Cherry Street Pier across the street at 121 N. Columbus Boulevard.


The SPARK Series is made possible by a leadership gift from the Virginia and Harvey Kimmel Arts Education Fund.

Featured Photo by Kevin Monko

About Hand to Hand

FringeArts and Circadium School of Contemporary Circus present a multi-day festival of contemporary circus arts. Featuring performances on the FringeArts stage and outside in the Haas Biergarten, Hand to Hand brings remarkable levels of artistry and ability together for a thrilling long weekend of events, perfect for the whole family. Performances and workshops include acrobatics, aerials, clowning, juggling, and everything in between. Read more about the other Hand to Hand events below:

Pss Pss
Compagnia Baccalà
June 28–30

Two modern-day clowns take the stage for an hour of breathtaking physical comedy, acrobatics, and aerial work.


Test Flights
Curated by Ben Grinberg
July 1 at 7pm

The most skilled and expressive jugglers, acrobats, and aerialists in the region present works-in-progress.



Learn more about the history behind contemporary circus on the FringeArts Blog!

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