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June 07, 2016

Photos: Phila. School of Circus Arts' high-flying 'Cabaret Pinot Noir'

A dozen circus instructors perform beautiful, unforgettable acts

The Arts Performing Arts
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Circus performer, Nicole Burgio, dressed as Marilyn Monroe, swings from a trapeze as her dress blows in the wind during the 'Cabaret Pinot Noir,' an exhibition at the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts, on Saturday, June 4, 2016.

The Philadelphia School of Circus Arts hosted, 'Cabaret Pinot Noir' a collaborative group exhibition featuring a dozen of the school's professional circus instructors and staff, for a two-night performance at their West Germantown headquarters. The evening had a candle-lit, Parisian flavor, with plenty of wine and whimsical French accents to go around.

Here's a series of images of the elegant, high-flying performances on Saturday, June 4, 2016.

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Christine Morano, Eric Michaels, Nicole Burgio, Fenix Cobbledick, Rachel Lancaster and Adam Woolley open the evening's performance with a group acrobatic sequence.


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Megan Gendell and Lauren Feldman perform on the trapeze in one of the pre-show performances Saturday night.


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Adam Woolley, head coach of the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts performs on ariel silks during Saturday's 'Cabaret Pinot Noir'.


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Fenix Cobbledick, a recent Philadelphia transplant and circus performer, impresses the crowd uses a rolling globe during Saturday's show.


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Eric Michaels and Christine Morano during their duo rope performance.


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Mark Wong reacts while watching Eric Michaels and Christine Morano during their duo rope performance.


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Kitsie O'Neill performs on the aerial ladder during Saturday's 'Cabaret Pinot Noir' at the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts.


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Lauren Feldman hangs from a trapeze by her ankles during her dramatic and theatrical performance on Saturday.


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Circus performer and instructor, Rachel Lancaster, hangs from the ceiling of the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts during a silks act in the 'Cabaret Pinot Noir' performance on Saturday, June 4, 2016.


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Mark Wong and Nicole Burgio perform in sync during a blind folded routine in Saturday's Cabaret Pinot Noir.


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The crowd watched intently as a dozen instructors from the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts performed on June 4, 2016.


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Christine Morano, left, and Rachel Lancaster perform duo lyra.


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Instructors from the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts bow for the audience as Saturday's performance, 'Cabaret Pinot Noir' came to a close.


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