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Cirque Kuwa
a Circus Arts
CATEGORY : COMEDY DRAMA
by Milton High School Theater Department

COMPANY : Milton High School
VENUE : Milton High School
ID# 4288

SHOWING : April 19, 2012 - April 28, 2012

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PRODUCTION DESCRIPTION

MILTON, Ga. — With high-flying acrobatics and awe-inspiring effects, Milton High School's theater department has made a name for itself nationally as the only public school that performs "cirque"-style events. This year, MHS Cirque is performing "Kuwa," an original production.

Cirque Kuwa, meaning "becoming" in Swahili, is the story of a young girl's journey to another world set against the dramatic backdrop of circus art and street entertainment. As the girl travels from one world to another, she encounters a variety of characters, creatures and life forms.

The Milton Cirque shows are unique pieces of theater, and have proved popular with audiences. Milton is the only public high school in the entire country with a Cirque program. The "audition only" class of over 45 students attracts students with various athletic and specialized skills like tumbling and dance. Cast members also train on special apparatus including the Cyr Wheel and Silks, and often with some Cirque professionals that travel to the school to work with them on mastering specific skills. The Cyr Wheel – a large metal wheel similar to a hula hoop – is a new addition to this year's Cirque performance. - Revue and News (Appen Newspapers)


CAST & CREW LIST
Script Writer Larry Smith
Asst Director Renee Denney
Technical Director Simeon Jones
Director Larry Smith
Porgoth Allison Esposito
Coat Kevin Hatch
Claxton Clifton Jones
Ara Stefanie Kipness
Oswald Christian Loria
Tork Nicole Mandato
Marcs Spencer Maxwell
Manchi Colton Medlin
Tails Sara Pagliocca
Woman Morgan Phillips
Sal Monisha Rao
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REVIEWS

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Stunning!
by notoriousdad
Friday, April 20, 2012
5.0
This is absolutely not what you expect from high school theater, even from a program that can sweep the state awards. Cirque Kuwa is so unique, so original, and so energizing, it is just impossible to explain until you see the show.

The acting is solid and funny and everything happens without a single word. The acrobatics, apparati, and tricks make you shake your head. They are simply marvelous.

Even with the opening night jitters, everything went smoothly (at least from the audience perspective) and the crowd could not stop raving after the show.

See it...you will be very glad that you did! [POST A COMMENT REGARDING THIS REVIEW]


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