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Posted on: December 6, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Detroit Circus To Perform At Canton's Village Theater This New Year’s Eve

Canton's Village Theater is bringing unique New Year’s Eve fun to families on Saturday, December 31, 2016, when the Detroit Circus comes to town. This high energy performance is set to take place at 7 p.m. on the main stage, located at 50400 Cherry Hill Road in Canton, MI.

Witness high flying aerial antics on fabric and the trapeze; fire dancing and eating; stilt walking and stilt acrobatics; plus, feats of mind-bending strength.  Please note that this is an animal-free circus.

In addition to the exciting performance on stage, audience members can enjoy a special preshow event starting at 6 p.m., featuring on-site face painting artists and strolling circus entertainers.

The Detroit Circus has been dazzling audiences for the past several years with their acrobatic skills and gravity defying acts.  Watch as members of the aerial acrobatics troupe tie themselves into ornate poises utilizing silks hung from the rafters and captive audience members with grace, poise and incredible strength. 

During this performance, skilled aerialists will dance, weave and flow through the air, while aerial hoop performers display lyrical flexibility and astonishing strength as they contort and spin. Adagio Acrobatic members will also amaze viewers with their challenging body balancing, yoga, and flexible maneuvers requiring two partners, who appear to push the limits of physics. 

These jaw-dropping performances are sure to thrill fans of all ages.  Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at or in person at the Village Theater box office Monday - Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Ticket includes free popcorn and a non-alcoholic beverage.

The Village Theater at Cherry Hill is a regional center for the arts that offers the magic of live theatre, soul-stirring music, the thrill of the dance, and the enjoyment of fine art exhibitions and events, in addition to providing a home for several cultural organizations and community groups.  For more information about this special performance and the latest exhibition in the Gallery@VT, please call 734/394-5300 or visit

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