Minty Fresh Circus

January 31 – February 1, 2025
Zellerbach Theatre
PLA Presents

Conceived by Monique Martin

Journey through time and space to explore themes of freedom and survival in the early Black American experience. Named in tribute to Harriet Tubman (whose childhood nickname was Minty), this world premiere co-commission is a raucous, playful reimagination of circus and dance that infuses African performance rituals, ceremonies and cultural traditions. Ultimately, Minty Fresh Circus is an Afrofuturistic celebration of the healing power of Black music and movement within a contemporary circus framework. 

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Single tickets will go on sale in August.

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Penn Live Arts is a co-commissioner of the world premiere of Minty Fresh Circus as part of the Penn Live Arts Accelerator Program.

Photo credit: Courtesy Minty Fresh Circus