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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Built To Amaze!

Nov 12 - 16 , 2014 The Palace of Auburn Hills

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Built To Amaze!, is an extraordinarily engineered circus experience where Children Of All Ages® find out what it takes to build The Greatest Show On Earth®. The foundation is set and the rising anticipation of high-energy, high-jinx and hilarity is ready to be transported by colorful circus machinery and unleashed from shipping crates right before the audience’s eyes at The Palace of Auburn Hills from Nov. 12‑16.

Tickets starting at $14 reserved are available at, The Palace Ticket Store and all Ticketmaster locations. Tickets may be also charged by phone to American Express, Discover, Visa and MasterCard by calling 800.745.3000. For group rates and information, call Michelle Van Zweden at 248.977.3830. Learn more at

“Ringling Bros. Presents Built To Amaze! takes a child’s curiosity of how things all around us work by showcasing the very best performers from around the world, both human and animal,” says Nicole Feld, producer. “Ringling Bros. Presents Built To Amaze! is a blast of excitement created in a fun way of girls versus boys that will leave audiences cheering for their favorite performers!”

Built To Amaze! opens with the All-Access Pre-show on Wednesday, November 12 at 6:30 p.m. where everyone is invited to join the fun and meet the Built To Amaze! international cast of performers as they prepare for the show. Audiences also can pick up some hip dance moves during the dance party, try on custom designed costumes, learn circus skills like juggling from the famous Ringling Bros. Clown Alley and even have the opportunity to witness and win a one of a kind masterpiece created by Asia, Ringling Bros. very own painting pachyderm!

Andre McClain, Ringmaster and America’s favorite cowboy takes the Ringling Bros. reins and accompanied by his horse Comanche, leads his Built To Amaze! funny and mischievous super circus supervisors, to construct The Greatest Show On Earth. A fantastic design with more than 110 of the world’s best performers representing 17 countries along with 95 exotic and domestic animals will be assembled, creating never-before-seen heart pounding performances.

Ringling Bros. Presents Built To Amaze! will present audiences with riveting acts and astonishing animal presentations including:

  • Tabayara, featuring 16 exotic big cats as they jump, roar and dane
  • The King Charles Troupe: Twelve basketball players present a continuous, whirling display of one-wheeled excitement while perilously perched on unicycles, some teetering more than ten feet in the air!
  • The Tower Tumblers, a troupe of ten competitive aerial athletes, uses two trampolines as spring boards to catapult their bodies in a whimsical but harmonized, freestyle aerial tumble where they dive over, around and even through a three-story high translucent tower
  • The Danguir Family dazzle as they raise the roof, looming high above the arena floor, on a high-wire as thin a pencil, as they execute difficult acrobatics and dangerous stunts.
  • Fijord, Friesian and Arab horses that are remarkably synchronized with beautiful aerialists suspended above the arena floor.
  • Asian elephants who will show off fresh and classic dance moves to contemporary music reflecting each elephant’s unique talent and personality.
  • The Human Cannon Ball, Gemma Grace will amaze audiences as she slips down into the 24-foot long cannon with a diameter measuring just 30 inches!
  • The dynamic Duo Fusion and Duo Solys hand-balancers, demonstrate powerful passion and insane flexibility in an exotic presentation of unbelievable symmetry.
  • The Wheel of Steel defies the forces of gravity as four outrageous daredevils propel themselves with cat-like ease in and out the spinning double wheel
  • The world-famous Ringling Bros. Clown Alley, are the foundation of Built To Amaze! and will tickle the audiences’ funny bones with hysterical silly antics and clownish comedy.

Performance Schedule:
Wednesday, Nov. 12 – 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 13 – 7:30 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 14 – 11 a.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 15 – 11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 16 – 1 p.m. & 5 p.m.

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Feld Entertainment is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that lift the human spirit and create indelible memories, with 30 million people in attendance at its shows each year. Feld Entertainment’s productions have appeared in more than 70 countries and on six continents to date and include Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®, Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, Nuclear Cowboyz®, AMSOIL Arenacross, Disney On Ice, Disney Live! and Marvel Universe LIVE! More information on Feld Entertainment is available online at

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