photo: man dancing

SPONSORS: Altria | Dominion | MWV | The Community Foundation | Union First Market Bank | University of Richmond | Richmond Times-Dispatch | Genworth Financial | NewMarket | Richmond.com | Loveland Distributing Co | CarMax | City of Richmond | Children's Museum of Richmond | Amtrak| Virginia Commonwealth University | VCU Medical Center | Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU | National Council for the Traditional Arts | Virginia Folklife Program | Wells Fargo | WCVE | Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (VFH) | J H I | JAMinc. | House of Hayes | SIR | Hot 100.9 | NBC 12 | K95 | 96.5 KLR | 103.7 the River | Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield | Spring Rock Green | Bond Companies | Hilton Garden Inn | Plan 9 Music | Martin's | GRTC Transit System | Virginia Waste Services | R.M.C. Events Staff | City Ice | VHDA | CW Richmond | National Park Service | Winn Transportation | Usry, Inc. | Precision Recycling Industries of Virginia | Virginia War Memorial | Smartbox | The American Civil War Center | RMA

 

Event info: Genworth Financial Family Area

Produced by the Children’s Museum of Richmond

Genworth FinacialThe Genworth Financial Family Area is brought to you by the generous contribution of Genworth Financial and is produced by the Children’s Museum of Richmond.

2013's theme was High Seas Pirates

craft stations including:

Performers

 


The Red Trouser Show
circus arts
Wilton, New Hampshire

Red Trouser ShowThe Red Trouser Show is a never-before-seen combination of precision acrobatics paired with daring feats, such as knife and fire juggling, and a breathtaking final act that ends high in the air. Based in the centuries-old tradition of street performance arts and busking, the Red Trouser Show features Tobin Renwick and David Graham. Friends since childhood, they began performing together in elementary school, when the participated in their school circus arts program.  Nearly a decade later, they decided to go all in, attempting to make a life out of busking and carrying on the street performance tradition. Without a single dull moment, you will find yourself unable to turn away from the non-stop action, as you laugh while your heart is pounding with excitement. They have been called “amazing acrobats” by ABC news, and “a spectacular and unique act” by the Midnight Circus. Tobin and David are brilliant performers, who have taken their show throughout the United States, Europe, and Australia and New Zealand. They have studied with some of the best performers in the circus arts, including members of Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus, the Big Apple Circus, and the Moscow State Circus.

Website

Video


Genworth Financial Family Stage Schedule

Saturday

12:00-12:45 Silly Bus (presented by JAMinc)
1:15-1:45 Anna Roberts-Gevalt (Appalachian songs & ballads)
2:00-2:45 Andrew Alli Harmonica Workshop (presented by JAMinc)
3:15-4:00 Bamboo Music From Vietnam with Khac Chi
4:15-5:00 Appalachian Buckdance Workshop with Thomas Maupin & Company

Family Area Grounds – interactive performances

12:45-1:15 The Red Trouser Show (circus arts)
2:45-3:15 The Red Trouser Show (circus arts)

Sunday

12:00-12:30 The Chankas (Peruvian Scissors Dance)
1:00-1:45 Samson Trinh's Uke & Roll (presented by JAMinc)
2:00-2:45 Elizabeth LaPrelle (Appalachian songs & ballads)
3:00-3:45 Khac Chi (Vietnamese)
4:15-5:00 Hot Seats Shortband (presented by JAMinc)

Family Area Grounds – interactive performances

12:30-1:00 The Red Trouser Show (circus arts)
3:45-4:15 The Red Trouser Show (circus arts)

 


Twitter Facebook