The Circus Differential, a European-style theater performance of clockwork-world of gears and steam power and awe-inspiring circus acts, opens a three-week run March 9, 2012 at Oakland's Kinetic Arts Center, 785 7th St. The Circus Differential features the professional trained Circus Spire Youth Troupe (ages 8-18), which draws students from all over the East Bay. This European-style theater of the circus is directed by Jaron Hollander, a former Cirque du Soleil performer, and the winner of the 2011 S.F. Fringe Festival's Best of Fringe. The show is appropriate for all ages.
Shows begin March 9 and will be performed Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at noon and 5 p.m. through March 25. Advance tickets are $10 for youths and $15 for adults. All seating is general admission, except VIP reserved seating, which is $30 per person. All tickets cost $5 more at the door the day of the performance. Tickets may be purchased online at www.BrownPaperTickets.com/event/217210 or by calling (510) 444-4800.