Cirkus Weekend —Three Days of Workshops, Circuses, Music & More


Thu, Aug 24, 2023 - Sat, Aug 26, 2023    
12:00 am


Opus 40
50 Fite Road, Saugerties, New York

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Join us for three days of cirkus marvels and magik at Opus 40. Performers from Bindlestiff Family Cirkus and 3 AM Theatre will dazzle with two evening performances, while we offer circus skills workshops and a gallery exhibit of circus photos. Add in great local food & drinks and our gorgeous site in all its glory and you have one fabulous weekend of circusry!
—Thursday at 5:30 Gallery Opening
An opening reception to celebrate an exhibit of photos by Maike Schulz, an official Bindlestiff photographer for more than 20 years also working with 3AM Theatre since their formation. Photos, accordion music, drinks & fun!
— Friday 6 PM Bindlestiff Family Cirkus and 3AM Theatre present Opus Cirkus
Join us for a family-friendly show with aerial acrobatics, juggling, clowns, music, highwire -dances, galavanting and much more!
— Saturday 3 PM & 5 PM Bindlestiff’s Cirkus After School presents Circus Skill Sampler: Workshops with Stephanie Monseu
for ages 6 and up – 60 minutes
Skills taught in the workshop will include: juggling with balls, rings and clubs; diabolo, flower sticks, and other object-based manipulations. We make Cirkus Workshops accessible for all individuals. Wheelchair users welcome.
— Saturday 7 PM: Bindlestiff Family Cirkus and 3AM Theatre present Illuminated Cirkus
This outer space-inspired, hour-long performance is family friendly. Co-presented by 3AM Theatre and Bindlestiff Family Cirkus and featuring highly skilled circus performers, world class dancers, and theatrical storytellers, this is a mix between Disney’s 1960 Fantasia and 2001: Space Odyssey — a circus show, abstract LED lighting design artwork, street theater, and a visual symphony of light and circus.