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"Solstice: A Winter Circus Experience” Returning to Winston-Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (December 14, 2023) Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County and Activate Entertainment are excited to welcome the return of “Solstice: A Winter Circus Experience,” to Winston-Salem this February! The production blends dance, theatre, music, and circus into a storytelling experience about self-discovery. Five performances will take place at Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts February 16th-18th, 2024 prior to a tour across two other North Carolina cities.

This family-friendly show is 75-minutes long and includes interactive and immersive elements to plunge the audience into the world of nostalgia. The show will feature eight talented artists, with a mixture of local and international performers including Dom Sebastian, Toni Cannon, Sierra Rhoades Nicholls, Kevin Flanagan, Liam Bradley, Elly Craig, and more. Acts will include Chinese Pole, Bboy, Handbalancing on Canes, Juggling, Cyr Wheel, and more.

“We look forward to sharing “Solstice” again with Winston-Salem and Forsyth County and adding additional cities across North Carolina,” said Houston Odum, Show Director of Solstice. “After our highly successful run in 2023, we can’t wait to return and give our audiences an even more magical show. This will be a production not to be missed by anyone in the Triad!”

“After a great first year of “Solstice,” we are eager to welcome Activate Entertainment back in February 2024 for another round of magical performances,” said Chase Law, President and CEO of Arts Council. “It has been an honor for Arts Council to play an active role in ensuring that this production could come to life and the artists be supported through it all.”

Solstice is a sponsored project of Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County and funded through ARPA supported by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners.

Tickets start at $24.50 and are on sale now at

Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County is the chief advocate of the arts and cultural sector in Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. Arts Council’s goal is to serve as a leader in lifting up, creating awareness, and providing support to grow and sustain the arts and cultural offerings throughout our region, ultimately bringing our community together and making it a great place to live, work, and play.


For additional information and to schedule interviews, please contact:

Katie Hall, Chief Marketing Officer and VP, Development


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