Saturday, October 15, 2011

Circus Round Up-Great Shows Goin' On Including CircEsteem, Circus Films, Circus in the Parks, Universoul Circus, Actor's Gym, & Carnivale Delirium

 CircEsteem-CircEsteem Youth Need Your Support
 Scholarship FUNdraiser
October 23rd from 2:00-5:00 p.m.
Shows at 2:30, 3:30 & 4:30!
Have fun while investing in their futures.

Circus Films-The Chicago Int'l Film Festival runs through October 20th. There are a couple multicultural circus films of interest:

O Palhaço (The Clown), a Brazilian film (Portuguese w/subtitles) about a clown born into the life (circus term, fyi: un enfant de la balle) who leaves the circus in search of happiness. Screenings: 17, 18 October.


Dekh Indian Circus, an Indian film (Hindi w/subtitles) about Ghumroo and Panni and the life lessons they learn when the big show comes to their small town. Screenings: 16, 17 October. 

Circus in the Parks-Circus in the Parks continues to play weekends through 23 Oct in their new little big top.

Universoul Circus-UniverSoul Circus continues its run through 10/16  in Washington Park . Discount tickets here.

Actor's Gym-Circus in Progress-
Actors' Gym in Evanston Circus in Progress on Saturday, 10/15 only! Shows are at 4:30pm and 7:30pm. Seating is very limited so get your tickets now.

You don't want to miss this season's Circus in Progress - An Evening of Daring New Work. Get a sneak peek at some of Chicago's most exciting new works of circus art! This next installment of The Actors Gymnasium performance series focuses on the development of new acts.  Professionals from the Chicagoland circus community will be featured as well as advanced students from The Actors Gymnasium's own classes.  

Two Shows Only!
Saturday, October 15th, 2011
4:30 and 7:30pm
Tickets: $10

The Actors Gymnasium 
927 Noyes Street, Evanston IL

Tickets are available online through Brown Paper Tickets, or by calling 1-800-838-3006   

On Friday October 21st Steampunk Chicago invites you to return for...
A vaudeville-burlesque-circus side show EXTRAVAGANZA!


Vagabond Opera - Portland, OR
"Unbelievable vaudeville cabaret show and music!"

Veronique Chevalier - Los Angels, CA
"Master of Ceremonies and polka aficionado!"

The Dead Man's Carnival - Milwaukee, WI
"Circus sideshow and magic act!"

Eerie Twilight - Washington, DC
"Sensual steampunk burlesque!"

Candy Town - Chicago, IL
"The ultimate cabaret act!"

The White City Rippers featuring Lula Houp-Garou! - Chicago, IL
"Mechanical squeeze box and theremin band w live sideshow burlesque!"

with additional accompaniment by the...
Lords & Ladies DJs!
"Vaudevillian disc jockey extra-ordinaires!"

Photobooth by Glitter Guts

Mustache Contest with Ken Melvoin-Berg of and Jeremy Scheuch, GM of!

All this (and MORE!) at...

Reggie's Rock Club - 2109 S. State St. - Chicago, IL
Doors open at 8.
$20 at the door
$40 limited VIP tickets - 2 hour open bar (21+ only)
This event is 18+
21+ to drink

Missed last year and curious what it looked like? Then check out the photos from...

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