Peking Acrobats coming to the Granada Theatre in Santa Barbara

Peking Acrobats

Have you ever tried to do a backflip? Then you probably know how tough it is to pull off. Well, doing backflips is one of the easiest parts of the show for the Peking Acrobats!  


The Peking Acrobats, a gymnastic performance group from China, are performing at Santa Barbara’s Granada Theatre on January 11th . Buy your tickets today for this one-of-a-kind performance!


The Peking Acrobats made their American Debut in 1986. Since then, they’ve wowed audiences around the country with their nearly superhuman abilities in gymnastics, tumbling,  trick cycling and even contortion. The Acrobats have gained substantial notoriety over the years and actually had a role in the George Clooney film Ocean’s 11. The Peking Acrobats have also been featured on a number of television shows including: 

  • Ellen’s Really Big Show
  • That’s Incredible
  • ABC’s Wide World of Sports
  • NBCs Ring in the New Year Holiday Specials 
  • Good morning America
  • Fox’s Guinness Book Primetime TV (Set the record for the human chair stack)


With world traveling experience, it makes sense that the Peking Acrobats are no strangers to southern California. They’ve performed in several local venues including the Hollywood Bowl and the Granada Theatre.


Rooted in Tradition

The Peking Acrobats can trace their style of performance through a long history Chinese acrobatics traditions dating back to 221 B.C. Over the years the performances and skill level of the participants has evolved and changed to give us the amazing shows the Peking Acrobats put on today!


Critical Acclaim 

If you’re still wondering what to expect, take the word of one Seattle Times reporter who had this to say about the Acrobats: “Nearly everything the Peking Acrobats did last night was amazing – and stunning , and breathtaking and Wow! ” If you enjoy impressive showcases of athletic human ability you’re certain to be taken with the Peking Acrobats.


About the Granada Theatre

The Granada Theatre is one of Santa Barbara’s premiere venues for everything from concerts to stage performances to lecturers. Since its extensive renovation in 2008,  the Granada boasts a variety of features including excellent acoustics, state of the art box offices and new Spanish decorative elements.



Peking Acrobats at the Granada Theatre

Where: The Granada Theatre

When: January 11th, 3pm

Admission: Ticket prices range from $23- $66 Buy your tickets today!




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