THE FCCJ ARTIST SERIES PRESENTS
APRIL 25, 2009 11:00 AM & 2:00 PM
WILSON CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
JACKSONVILLE, FL – Step right up for this amazing show, creatively performed by a multi-talented circus clown and a mime extraordinaire. The Super Scientific Circus starring Mr. Fish and Trent the Mime, proves that science can be fun and funny. Alternately assisted and foiled by the comedic antics of Trent the Mime, Mr. Fish uses amazing circus skills that could involve everything from boomerangs, bubbles and beachballs, to bull whips, and magic to introduce the principles of friction, inertia, centripetal force, aerodynamics, sonic booms, air pressure, and ultraviolet light.
Super Scientific Circus comes to Jacksonville’s Wilson Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, April 25, 2009 at 11:00AM and 2:00PM.
The audience learns how to make and throw their own boomerangs, how to blow giant soap bubbles, and how to put a needle through a balloon. Whether you flunked high school chemistry or have a PhD in astrophysics, you will love this show!
Super Scientific Circus has performed at Taipei National Theatre (Taiwan), Paper Mill Playhouse (New Jersey), University of Hawaii, Civic Arts Plaza (California), North Shore Music Theatre (Massachusetts), Hong Kong International Children's Festival, Detroit Youth Theatre, The Florida Theatre, and other venues around the world.
About the Performers:
Mr. Fish, born John James Lepairz, spent seven years as featured clown with the Big Apple Circus in New York and on tour. He has appeared on HBO and on ABC's "Great Circus Performances of the World," and was awarded first place in clowning at the International Circus Festival in Sarasota, Florida. His two-man show, The Funny Stuff Circus, performed in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and all over the United States and Canada. A graduate of Oberlin College and the LeCoq School of Mime and Clown in Paris, he is the proud father of three children.
Trent Arterberry has toured across North America and Europe, and appeared as a star attraction on the QE2 and S/S Norway. He has performed with symphony orchestras and opened for Julio Iglesias, B.B. King, and the Kinks. In New York he starred in the Christmas Revels. His television appearances include an Emmy-nominated news feature, and his awards include "Performing Artist of the Year" by the National Association of Campus Activities. His most unusual assignment was being filmed underwater with the sharks and eels in the Giant Ocean Tank of the New England Aquarium.
SUPER SCIENTIFIC CIRCUS will be performed at the WILSON CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS April 25, 2009 for two performances only. Tickets cost $15.00.
To order by phone with Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover call the FCCJ Artist Series Box Office at (904) 632-3373 (toll-free outside of Jacksonville 1-888-860-BWAY.)