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UniverSoul Circus

Gayle Anderson was live in Inglewood to see the UniverSoul Circus, which  has created a big top thrill-ride infused with an unparalleled global mix of circus artistry, music, dance and style – all inspired by reflections of today’s global culture. The 2013 edition of UniverSoul Circus the MASH IT UP tour – featuring a head balance act from Viet Nam, seven beautiful bone-breaking contortionists from Ethiopia, and a dazzling ice skating act from right here in the USA – will be performing from Saturday, March 16-31 at Hollywood Horse Park in Los Angeles.

WHEN:       Saturday, March 16 thru Sunday, March 31

WHERE:    Hollywood Park @ Gate 2
1050 S. Prairie Ave.
Inglewood, CA 90301

SHOWS:    March 16, 23, 30 @ 12 noon, 4:00 pm and 7:30 pm
March 17 and 24 @ 1:00 pm, 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm
March 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29 @ 10:30 am and 7:30 pm
March 31 @ 12:30 pm, 3:30 pm and 6:30 pm

TICKETS:   Tickets, ranging from $16 to $40, available at Ticketmaster or 1-800-745-3000. Children under 1 are FREE.

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“At UniverSoul Circus, we’re one big happy family – and that includes our fans,” said Founder and President Cedric Walker. “This year’s production is entitled the MASH IT UP tour because it fuses a special blend of cultures, music and styles with world class acts from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas to create an unforgettable entertainment experience for the entire family.”

Creative Team: The show’s creative team includes Walker, who regularly travels the globe to find amazing talent, and award winning live entertainment production designer Tom Marzullo. Marzullo has designed and/or managed the production of major international tours for some of the biggest names in show business, including T-Pain, KISS, Jay-Z, Ne-Yo and Prince. Marzullo designed, produced and managed the production for Justin Bieber’s international My World Tour, which earned Marzullo the 2010 Tour Link Top Dog Award for Production Manager of the Year.

2013 MASH IT UP Acts 

ACT                                                    COUNTRY

Soul on Ice Skaters                              USA

Lil People (Temptations Act)                 Ivory Coast and USA

Acrobatic Pole Act                               Cuba

Breaking News Cast                             USA

Magic Act                                           USA

Ethiopian Contortion Act                      Ethiopia

Head to Head Balance                         Viet Nam

Caribbean Flavor                                 Trinidad and Tobago

Trick Dog Act                                      France

Bear Act/Motorcycle                             USA

Shaolin Acrobats                                  China

Elephants                                            USA

About UniverSoul Circus
UniverSoul is a highly interactive combination of circus arts, theater, and music that spans genres including Pop, Classic R&B, Latin, Hip Hop, Jazz and Gospel. It embraces and celebrates the unique and familiar aspects of pop culture globally by bringing them center stage with a cast of international performers. UniverSoul Circus is rated as one of the top three circuses in America along with Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey and Cirque du Soleil. UniverSoul’s fresh approach to family friendly live entertainment has garnered it a coveted spot as one of Ticketmaster’s top ten most requested family events, along with other shows including Sesame Street Live, Disney on Ice, and Radio City Christmas Spectacular. The circus was founded in Atlanta by concert and theatre promoter, Cedric Walker. In 2013 the circus will perform over 500 shows in 46 major markets.

If you have questions, please feel free to call Gayle Anderson at 323-460-5732 or e-mail Gayle at Gayle.Anderson@KTLA.com

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Morning News
03/21/13

UniverSoul Circus/DC & N.O.

Gayle Anderson was live in Inglewood to see the UniverSoul Circus, which has created a big top thrill-ride infused with an unparalleled global mix of circus artistry, music, dance and style all inspired by reflections of today’s global culture.

Gayle Anderson was live in Inglewood to see the UniverSoul Circus, which has created a big top thrill-ride infused with an unparalleled global mix of circus artistry, music, dance and style all inspired by reflections of today’s global culture.

Morning News
03/21/13

UniverSoul Circus/Bone Breakers

Gayle Anderson was live in Inglewood to see the UniverSoul Circus, which has created a big top thrill-ride infused with an unparalleled global mix of circus artistry, music, dance and style all inspired by reflections of today’s global culture.