One Civic Center Plaza
Hartford, CT 06103
Description: The audience is invited to witness the circus machinery as it is assembled from shipping crates and watch the international cast of performers as they prepare for the show. Audience members learn hip dance moves during the dance party, try on custom designed costumes, learn circus skills like juggling from the famous Ringling Bros. Clown Alley and even have the opportunity to witness and win a one of a kind masterpiece created by Asia, Ringling Bros. very own painting pachyderm. Once the set is in place, 110 of the world's performers representing 17 countries along with 95 exotic and domestic animals create never-before-seen heart pounding performances that include the Tower Tumblers a troupe of competitive aerial athletes from the Ukraine and whirling unicyclists from New York City. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, or by phone at 1-800-745-3000.