PLAY is American Circus Theatre's premiere full-length production. Suitable for all ages, PLAY is a family-friendly reminder of the importance of how and why we play.
This fun and exciting contemporary circus theatre production considers the kid in all of us, as together we face an ever-changing digitized world.
Total run time: 90 minutes, incl. 15 min intermission
Additional post-show cast meet and greet
ALL PERFORMANCE DATES POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID-19
This group of world-traveling American performers hail from all corners of the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Stateside and abroad, these artists have spent years developing and performing their acts. Each with different backgrounds, their unique talents lay the foundation for a new wave of American circus.
We are American Circus Theatre.
Ballerina turned world record holding acrobat and pastel color enthusiast, @ashleerosemontague is ecstatic to develop her first full-length production PLAY alongside her husband, incredibly talented friends and family.
Childhood tomato businessman turned ballet dancer, world record holding acrobatic porter, and circus juggernaut, @richardhankes is excited to bring a piece of his world to his hometown of Galesburg, Illinois.
Puerto Rican gyrotonics genius, farmer's market connoisseur, and internationally acclaimed Martha Graham dancer and multi-talented circus performer @dremurillo has an exciting summer ahead of her, touring and performing with her company @3AMtheatre alongside her favorite PIC, Kyle Driggs.
Electronic music-making hobbyist, basketball lover, and fine arts aficionado, @kyle_driggs juggles many umbrellas in life. Co-owner of 3AM Theatre and world renowned circus performer, Mr. Kyle has developed a one-hour show with his partner Andrea Murillo that will tour all summer after the premiere of PLAY.
Circus' best kept secret--the transcendental queen of contortion @lisbeth_contortion is developing groundbreaking works for international audiences alongside her long-time mentor Debra Brown, in addition to traveling for performances with numerous world-class circus companies, and modeling in her spare time for photographers and designers. When she isn't inventing new skills and pushing the boundaries of what the human body can do, you can find her sipping tea and mentoring her own group of aspiring contortionists remotely across the globe.
Texas-raised and Ecole Nationale de Cirque trained circus performer, makeup magician, and professional jack of all trades, @kylecraglecircus continues to reinvent himself amongst the team at Cirque Du Soleil, spearheading projects with their social media, working as a professional makeup artist and designer, and becoming a face and personality of CDS in his own right in addition to his hand balancing and contortion career.
St. Louis born and raised, Chauncey is an amazing up-and-coming multi-disciplinary acrobatic tumbler and circus mogul, @chaunceykroner makes his professional circus debut with American Circus Theatre after years of training with St. Louis based Circus Harmony, and Circadium School of Circus Arts in Philadelphia.