The Circus Is in Town

The Circus Is in Town

Earlier this month, on a freezing cold day, noted photographer Jordan Matter followed artists from Cirque Éloize as they performed their amazing feats on the city’s mean streets, from Herald Square to Grand Central Terminal to the New York Public Library. Check out the photos, then head over to the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, where the troupe from Montréal is appearing in Cirkopolis, the mindbending contemporary circus/performance piece—and a surefire holiday treat—thru Jan. 5.

The remaining performances of Cirkopolis are scheduled for:

Dec. 26 at 2 & 7 p.m.

Dec. 27-28 at 2 & 8 p.m.

Dec. 29 at 1 & 5 p.m.

Jan. 2 at 7 p.m.

Jan. 3 at 8 p.m.

Jan. 4 at 2 & 8 p.m.

Jan. 5 at 1 & 5 p.m.

Tickets $40-$80.

>> Cirkopolis, NYU Skirball Center, 566 LaGuardia Pl., at Washington Square South

All photos by Jordan Matter, whose 2012 book, Dancers Among Us, was a New York Times best-seller.