The Glass Combat Re-Boot

By Circus Scorpius

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Company Name: Circus Scorpius

City/State: Local

Genre: Dance, Variety

Ratings: G (suitable for all audiences)

Premiere: Yes

Venue: City Stage

Show Times:

Fri 7/22 6:00 PM
Mon 7/25 7:30 PM
Wed 7/27 6:00 PM
Sat 7/30 10:30 PM


The hit aerial show has been adapted for KC Fringe Fest! The Glass Combat Re-Boot combines several classic tales into a new narrative where gender roles are meaningless and falling in love is inconsequential to the plot. This gender-inclusive circus retelling takes place in front of a pop goth inspired artistic backdrop, filled with goth pop culture music and plenty of black eyeliner. Acts include aerial disciplines such as silks, trapeze, lyra, cube, and corde lisse, and ground skills such as contortion, dance, and partner acrobatics. It is filled with fun and magic for everyone!


Name Role
Kelsey Aicher Writer, Director, Performer
Elena Sherman Performer
Samantha Jo Performer
Jessica Harvey Performer
Mallory Gittemeier Performer
Sonja Anne Schulz Performer

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  1. A J on July 23, 2022 at 12:06 pm

    Really loved the anti-binary and empowering retelling of the classic fairy tales. The entertainers were skilled and believable.

    • Kelsey on July 24, 2022 at 9:12 pm

      Thank you so much! My hope for this show was to leave the audience empowered to love themselves as they are. I am happy you felt it. 🙂

  2. ARP on July 24, 2022 at 12:47 am

    Amazingly fun. You can tell the performers are having fun and connecting with their characters and storyline

    • Kelsey on July 24, 2022 at 9:14 pm

      They/We have so much fun! I am glad the audience can see the love we have for each other in the performance. Thank you for coming out to see the show!

    • Sara on July 30, 2022 at 12:26 pm

      I loved this so much and told everyone i know to go.

      • Kelsey on July 30, 2022 at 3:00 pm

        Yay, thank you so much! I’m glad you loved it!

  3. Casey Martin on July 24, 2022 at 7:57 pm

    Over the moon by the performers talent! One of the best aerial shows I’ve seen.

    • Kelsey on July 24, 2022 at 9:15 pm

      Thank you for the kind words! We love what we do and love sharing it with people. <3

  4. Jennifer on July 25, 2022 at 8:41 pm

    We’ve been coming to fringe for 10 years now and this was definitely one of the best shows we’ve ever seen. The music was modern and relevant to the story, the whole cast was extremely talented, and it was overall a thoroughly enjoyable, awe-inspiring performance. Can’t recommend it enough!

    • Kelsey on July 26, 2022 at 7:31 am

      Thank you, Jennifer! I am honored you count “Re-Boot” among the best you have seen at Fringe. Thank you for the kind words!

  5. Jeremy Segal on July 26, 2022 at 1:33 am

    Oh my goodness, this show was so good! The movement, the aerial artistry and the visual storytelling all contributed and combined to one of the great theater viewing experiences of my life. Also the music was quite nice.

    • Kelsey on July 26, 2022 at 1:52 pm

      Wow, what a compliment! I am really grateful you came to see the show!

  6. TracieB on July 26, 2022 at 11:09 am

    WOW, what an amazing, talented, energetic group and an absolutely fun show! The choreography for every act was superb and the music was upbeat and fit each performance. I really feel this show should go on tour…

    • Kelsey on July 27, 2022 at 10:12 am

      Thank you so much, Tracie! Touring is an eventual goal, but the company just formed seven months ago. Every bit of support like yours helps us grow. 🙂

  7. John Spertus on July 26, 2022 at 11:31 am

    We had no idea what to expect, but what we saw exceeded whatever our expectations could have been. The artistry, athleticism and energy radiating from the performers was electric. Such a joy to behold!! Will definitely follow the group and look forward to the next show.

    • Kelsey on July 27, 2022 at 10:14 am

      Thank you for coming out to see the show! Please do continue to follow us! Future performances can be found on our website and you can follow us on Instagram at @circusscorpius and @circ.s_company.

  8. Nezi on July 26, 2022 at 1:54 pm

    Amazing show! Breath taking display of strength and grace. Bravo!

    • Kelsey on July 27, 2022 at 10:15 am

      Thank you, Nezi! I am really glad you enjoyed it!

  9. Thy on July 26, 2022 at 2:44 pm

    This show was absolutely incredible. I’m in awe of the amazing artists and the skillful scene changes. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed all the emotions and everything that went into each character. The aerialists are phenomenal – strength, talent, and kindness!

    • Kelsey on July 27, 2022 at 8:06 pm

      I am glad you felt the emotion of the characters. As an artist, it is important to me to create meaningful art that the audience can feel a connection with. Thank you for the compliment!

  10. Harper on July 26, 2022 at 6:45 pm

    Wonderful performance! You can tell this cast has chemistry with each other. Well done everyone! Such a joy to watch. Must see!

    • Kelsey on July 27, 2022 at 8:07 pm

      We all are one big happy family and LOVE performing together! I am glad it comes across in our performances!

  11. Ben Levin on July 27, 2022 at 9:24 pm

    Didn’t know what to expect. I’m new to circus shows but tonight’s show was an awesome experience.

    • Kelsey on July 28, 2022 at 6:28 pm

      Thank you, Ben! I am glad you came out to see it!

  12. Jadalyn on July 28, 2022 at 8:52 am

    This was a fun show to watch! Very entertaining; I loved the variety of aerial acts. So many artists in the air at once was stunning. Great energy, great choreo, confident performers, & fairy tales with a twist; what’s not to love? Definitely a show to see!

    • Kelsey on July 28, 2022 at 6:35 pm

      Thank you for the compliments! I am glad the audience enjoys watching the show as much as we enjoy performing it!

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