PDT Staff Report
Gould Dance and Circus Workshop will present "Dream Under the Big Top" at 8 p.m. Saturday, at Elks City Club, 544 Fourth St., Portsmouth.
Local children and adults will perform a variety of jazz and tap dances, as well as floor acrobatics and rigging tricks.
Trapeze, single and triple, platform acrobatics, aerials on a large ring called the "lyra," and adagio also will be performed. Exciting acts on the Spanish Web and the fabric will be spotlighted.
Tickets are $3 for adults and $1 for children, and will be available at the door.
Additionally, beginning July 2, Gould Dance and Circus Workshop will offer a summer circus program. Children of all ages can learn new skills and improve old ones every Wednesday from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Adult instructors will teach acrobatics, trapeze, dance and more. The cost is $5 per class for the first students, and $2 for additional brothers and sisters. Parents and caregivers are welcome.
The adult class will be offered at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Men and women will be instructed in ballet exercise, tap and jazz dancing, as well as acrobatics, trapeze and adagio. The cost is $5 per class.
All students should wear comfortable clothes. No registration is necessary, just come to Gould Dance Studio, 218 Market St., at class time.
For more information, contact Joy Gould at (740) 354-2703.