The Shangri-La Chinese Acrobats®

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For over 30 years, the amazing performances of THE SHANGRI-LA CHINESE ACROBATS have been the perfect high-energy attraction for hundreds of universities, performing arts centers and corporate events. It's no wonder!

Under the direction of Chinese acrobatic legends, the Hai Family, the company flawlessly interprets the precision and grace of an art form honed by years of training and discipline. Their multi-faceted and multi-cultural production features dazzling acrobatic displays, formidable feats of daring and balance, explosive Kung Fu, brilliant costumes, and even a touch of Chinese comedy.

 (Photo by: James Thompson, The Rock River Times)
Over the years, THE SHANGRI-LA CHINESE ACROBATS have appeared on numerous TV Shows including Univision’s “Despierta America,” Family Channel’s “Home & Family Show,” KTLA’s “Good Morning, LA,” New York One News, Calgary’s “Big Breakfast,” and the A-Channel in Canada, among many others. The troupe was awarded the Performing Arts Campus Entertainment Award by the National Association for Campus Activities Today and the Reader's Choice Award for Best Live Novelty Act. They have also had the honor of performing at the USA Olympic Swim Team's Golden Goggles Gala.

In addition, THE SHANGRI-LA CHINESE ACROBATS are now playing at variety of Casinos, including the Belterra Resort and Casino in Indiana, expanding their audience even further. The Acrobats also performed at Kare Youth League's 55th Annual Kare Circus and Carnival at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California in 2009. In June 2011, they returned to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena for a repeat engagement with the Kare Youth League's Circus and Family Fun Fair, back by popular demand! In 2009 and 2010, The Shangri-La Chinese Acrobats were the featured entertainment at the South Florida Fair.

In the summer of 2010, they performed for huge audiences at Edmonton's Capital Exhibition in Alberta, Canada. In the summer of 2011, they performed for standing room only crowds at the Marin Veteran's Memorial Auditorium as part of the featured entertainment for the 2011 Marin County Fair. In July 2011, THE SHANGRI-LA CHINESE ACROBATS thrilled San Francisco Bay area audiences at the Marin County Fair so much so that they returned to the Marin County Fair in July 2012. In March 2013, THE SHANGRI-LA CHINESE ACROBATS made their debut at the Miami-Dade County Fair, heating up springtime in Miami with their unique brand of family entertainment. THE SHANGRI-LA CHINESE ACROBATS have played many such fairs over the years and will perform at many others in the future.

To find out when the next SHANGRI-LA CHINESE ACROBATS performance will be near you, simply visit Description: Pollstar and type 'Shangri-La Chinese Acrobats' into the search engine. There you will find a list of venues for their upcoming Tours.


“THE SHANGRI-LA CHINESE ACROBATS perform astounding feats with seeming ease that belies their intense concentration!”
~ The New York Post

“…It’s hard to avoid being impressed by their dynamics! They acquire a dignity and poise which is almost religious in its intensity. When this grace is joined by the delicate, smiling charm of the Chinese, the result is irresistible!”
~ The San Diego Union

“…A delight for all ages…a flurry of pure showmanship! There’s an ebullient, ingratiating appeal in all this frantic action that astonishes the first time and goes on giving on repeated viewings!”
~ The San Francisco Chronicle

“You are in for a treat with the Shangri La Chinese Acrobats! They did a stellar show, our sold out audience loved them. Best of luck with the rest of the tour!”
~ Vernon & District PAC (British Columbia, Canada)
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"The Shangri-La Chinese Acrobats thrilled and delighted the large audience of the beautiful Mahaiwe Arts Center with a show that successfully combined amazing acrobatic feats with both colorful spectacle and humor. The troupe, which was comprised of young performers who displayed immense skill and agility, took the audience into a magical world and gave them a glimpse of Chinese cultural tradition. This show was truly a magical and awe-inspiring journey into an evening of suspense and wonder."
~ Amy Meek,
In the Spotlight Magazine

"Many thanks to The Shangri-La Chinese Acrobats for three wonderful performances. All three shows were completely full - even the standing room! After each performance visitors left raving about the feats they had just witnessed."
~ Dara Gordon, Performing Arts Coordinator,
Longwood Gardens

"We have received extremely positive feedback regarding The Shangri-La Chinese Acrobats. The audience really enjoyed their energy, enthusiasm and creativity. They are truly wonderful performers."
~ Randie Benesch, Columbia Festival of the Arts

"The show was breathtaking and to this day, people are still talking about the various acts such as the contortionist and the lion dance."
~ Shahnaz Panchbhaya, Asian Cultural Committee Chair, Southern Methodist University

"The audience was sitting on the edge of their seats throughout the whole show.The students were still sitting down wanting more after the show was over."
~ Michael Collins, Lectures and Special Events Coordinator, Northeastern Illinois University