Universoul Performing Under Big Top in Miramar Not Your Traditional Circus

"People come here and it's not just a circus, it's an experience," Ed Haynes says

By Sharon Lawson
|  Thursday, Feb 7, 2013  |  Updated 11:56 PM EDT
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"People come here and it's not just a circus, it's an experience," local coordinator Ed Haynes said of the Universoul traveling circus from Atlanta. Owner Cedric Walker and show co-host Zeke talked about Universoul.

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Prepare yourself for a thrill of a lifetime. The big top is taking center stage in Miramar with the Universoul traveling circus out of Atlanta.

The high-adrenaline, captivating and nerve-racking performances are keeping audiences on the edge of their seats.

"People come here and it's not just a circus, it's an experience," said local coordinator Ed Haynes.

An experience brought to life almost 20 years ago by concert and theater promoter Cedric Walker.

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Walker is the first African American to own and operate a traveling circus.

"He goes around the world seeking out some of the most unique talent," said Zeke, the show's co-host. "Bringing them back to America, and we just have fun all over the world."

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Universoul isn't your traditional circus. Walker's vision was to bring a highly interactive combination of circus arts, theater and music that spans genres including hip hop, Latin and classic R&B.

The Universoul circus is performing through Sunday at Miramar Regional Park. For more information on tickets, go to www.ticketmaster.com or call 1-800-745-3000.

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