The renowned and highly diverse Universoul Circus is making its way back to Columbia August 7-11.
The circus is known for spreading a healthy dose of unity, inclusion and diversity under its red and yellow striped big top.
“We get to share our culture with everyone, and each member of the audience leaves with a message that everyone belongs,” Founder and CEO Cedric Walker said. “The UniverSoul Circus is for the people – it’s their show.”
UniverSoul Circus is rated as one of the top two circuses in America along with Cirque du Soleil.
UniverSoul Circus, now in its 26th year, is loaded with one-of-a-kind performances from around the world – all coming together as one under a single ring big top.
Led by Ringmaster Lucky Malatsi from South Africa, his long-time Sidekick Zeke of Atlanta, and newcomer Cheyenne-Rose Dailey from Trinidad and Tobago, the 2019 edition of UniverSoul Circus features male contortionists from Guinea, Skaters from Cuba, Daredevil Motorcyclists from Atlanta, Bakersfield, CA, Grand Junction, CO and Santiago, Chile, a High Wire Act from Colombia and Gabon, Teeterboard Drillers from Mongolia, Solo Trapeze from Brazil, Trick Rescue Pooches presented by the Pompeyo Family of Colombia, Kazakhstan and USA, a Cossack Horse Act with riders from Kazakhstan, Cuba, Guinea and Mexico, Fresh the Clownsss from Detroit and many more surprises.
UniverSoul Circus is a highly interactive combination of circus arts, theater, and music that spans genres including Pop, Classic R&B, Latin, Hip Hop, Jazz and Gospel. It embraces and celebrates the unique and familiar aspects of pop culture globally by bringing them center stage with a cast of international performers.
The event will be hosted in Benedict College Stadiums parking lot.
You can purchase tickets at www.ticketmaster.com.