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Circus Performance: Guiming

Guest artist Guiming Meng performs one of the most astounding acts of the season as he effortlessly balances, juggles and slides heavy Chinese vases up and down his body. Chinese vase juggling is an ancient acrobatic trick. Guiming learned the skill when he was growing up in Shanghai from his father, who was also a famous vase juggler. Guiming furthered his study of the art with the famous Shanghai Acrobatic Troupe. "Guiming found a way to bring great skill and great humor to the act. He has great nonverbal rapport with the audience," says Guest Director Steve Smith.

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