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Acrobatic Show

Acrobatic ShowChinese acrobatics, which has been praised as "A pearl of Oriental art", has a history of more than three thousand years. The acrobatic show is combined on the base of dance and opera arts, compositions, stage design, costume, light and sound. With the developing of the world, the acrobatic show also has developed into a kind of performance art well-known throughout the world. In Europe and North America, more and more audiences are absorbed by the charm of the Chinese acrobatic show. The traditional Acrobatic show are abundant including alance on a high pole, Jumping through hoops, Hand feats, Rope walking, Turning of a fish into a dragon, swallowing knives and spitting fire and drawing a line off the ground and it becomes a river. When watching Chinese acrobatics show, you will be strongly attracted.

The history of Chinese Acrobatic show
With about 2,500 years of history, Chinese acrobatics has won the nation the title of "Kingdom of Acrobatics". Despite the advent of dazzling film shows and song-and-dance performances, acrobatic show still shines as one of the brightest stars in China. According to the historical records and ancient relics, the Chinese acrobatics originated in the period of the Warring States. Then artists developed a wide repertoire and called "the show of a hundred tricks" during the Qin and Han Dynasties. Later, a variety of acrostic performance such as traditional conjuring, vocal imitation, taming animals and horsemanship have been described in books and historical relics. From 1949, with the foundation of the People's Republic of China, Chinese acrobatics developed rapidly. On the basis of collated and transplanted brought the naissance of many new programs. As musical accompany, costumes, props and lighting have been improved, acrobatic has become a comprehensive stage art, performed by more than 100 troupes throughout China.

The achievement of Chinese Acrobatic show
During the 40 years development, Chinese Acrobatic played an important role in cultural exchanges between China and other nations. Chinese acrobats have received warm applause in more than 100 countries and regions in the world. In 1982, Chinese acrobats attended in 13 international competitions and won 23 gold medals. At the same year, China joined the Circe of Tomorrow Festival in Paris for the first time and since then Chinese acrobats have won the Award of the President of France five consecutive times. A kind of Acrobatic Show

The peculiarity of Chinese Acrobatic
Chinese acrobatic has its own peculiarity. The performance itself is very depictive, so the requirement for lighting is much stricter than that for opera and drama. Chinese acrobatics pay more attention to the music. Good music can relax the actors' emotion and make the performance more live. A successful acrobatic show also requires appropriate clothing that can further enhance the beauty of the performance and increase the visual effects. Most costumes are traditional and stretched.

The brief introduction of basic training
To become a competent acrobat, performers must begin from the basic skill training when they are only 6 or 7 years old. Because of the difficults and risky techniques in acrobatics, students must restrain themselves from a good deal of pains to obtain the gain. Two of the basic skills that the students must practice everyday are the handspring and somersaults. Apart from somersaults and handspring, waist and leg flexibility and headstands are the other basic skills that students must master. The training is long, hard and intense, so each actor of the acrobat is seized of stunt.