You mean to tell me you’ve never been IN the circus? No? Me either. But if you go see the UniverSoul Circus you stand a chance of scratching that off your bucket list!
Last week my cousin, her daughter (age 4), Camille (age 1) and I went to see the UniverSoul Circus in Baltimore, MD. We had a ball! Of our group, I was the only one that’s seen the show before. I’ve actually seen it about three times over the past 20 years.
As always the performers were AMAZING and the crowd participation was awesome. The Ring Master and performers randomly choose people from the audience to participate in a dance contest, improve skits, a beach ball toss and more. So yes, you could end up on stage participating in the UniverSoul Circus! Now check that off your to-do list.
How the kids reacted:
Rai (age 4) enjoyed it all! Her eyes lit up, she clapped and sang along. The cotton candy was the icing on the cake for her.
Camille (age 1) had to figure what in the world was going on. She really had to warm up to the crowd, lights and loud music. After she came around she enjoyed herself. She danced and laughed herself sleepy.
How the adults reacted:
Elle enjoyed the diversity more than anything, as did I. All the performing groups were from different parts of the world and all brought a different flavor than the next. Men danced on stilts, women did the limbo under a fire, there were dirt bikes flying through the air, contortionists and much more!
For my animal activists:
I couldn’t help but think about the animals myself. I know many animal people boycott the circus and I understand why. I must say UniverSoul has limited the number of animals and time the animals spend on stage over the years. I know, not completely animal free but it made me feel good and gave hope that animals may no longer be a part of the circus in the coming years.
Would I go again?
Of course! I loved that the UniverSoul Circus was a family event that had a little something for everyone.
Have you seen the UniverSoul Circus yet? If so, let me know what you thought. If not, click here for showtimes and tickets.
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