Circo Vivo 2020

A variety circus show to benefit Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital with performers from Synapse Circus Center Youth Performance Troupe, Staff, Students, and local professionals.

Tickets on sale Monday, February 10th!

Circo Vivo: A Celebration of Life is a circus performance designed to celebrate the possibilities of life through circus arts. In addition to being a form of expression for the performers, Circo Vivo being done to benefit the lives of children in our area with special needs who experience life in their own way. We are excited to bring performers of different ages and abilities together to showcase their abilities and assist in helping others experience their unbelievable!

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Circo Vivo: A Celebration of Life is a circus performance designed to celebrate the possibilities of life through circus arts. In addition to being a form of expression for the performers, Circo Vivo being done to benefit the lives of children in our area with special needs who experience life in their own way. We are excited to bring performers of different ages and abilities together to showcase their abilities and assist in helping others experience their unbelievable!

Circo Vivo Fun Facts:

  • Circo Vivo was first produced May 2005 as a benefit for the Jacob Chesley Fund. It was produced again the next year then put to rest until now, 15 years later. 

  • Crystal Campbell (Synapse’s owner) helped her mother produce the first show and is now bringing it back in honor of her mother.

  • SCC (Synapse Circus Center) is partnering with Mary Bridge Children’s Therapy Unit.

  • SCC Youth Performance Troupe will be performing new acts. This will be the troupe’s first chance to perform in a theater. 

  • Also performing are some of the SCC Staff, our adult students, and local professional performers. 

  • A few of the original performers from 15 years ago will be performing again in this show. 

  • Two of our performers, Nick and Amanda, both come from a background of dance and theater. They discovered circus arts, and their love of partner performing in college. They picked up acro as a hobby but soon took their partnership to the sky.

  • Since moving to Seattle in 2015 Vertical Axis has been teaching and performing duo aerial arts and enjoying getting to know the vibrant circus community. When they are not flying in the circus they spend their time practicing yoga, playing with their chihuahua, and performing with Seattle's Princesses.

  • SCC has been in business since Feb. 2017 and had their studio since April 2018. 

  • “Circus has a place for everyone. If you don’t like heights thats fine there are skills on the ground you can do. There are so many different types of movement and apparatus that everyone can find something that speaks to them.”  -Crystal Campbell

  • “ Circus allows everyone to experience something unbelievable, whether it is watching performers move in unbelievable ways or in doing something yourself you thought was unbelievable.”

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