HIDALGO -- Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents ZING ZANG ZOOMSM, Gold Edition, a magical circus experience, where just feet away from their seats audiences will enjoy high-flying excitement and pulse-pounding acts combined with performers of amazing courage and extraordinary skill, which runs Wednesday, May 18 thru Sunday,  May 22 at State Farm Arena.

Thrilllusionist David DaVinci wows circus-goers with eye-popping illusions and mind-blowing transformations, all mysteriously interwoven throughout the show. This modern Houdini even attempts to escape a straitjacket while suspended three stories in the air above a den of lions.

DaVinci is the only Thrilllusionist who performs with a feathered flock of eight rare and colorful birds including African Greys, Cockatoos and Macaws that can only be seen at ZING ZANG ZOOM, Gold Edition! Guided by DaVinci, these winged performers take flights of fantasy around the arena.

ZING ZANG ZOOM, Gold Edition showcases captivating performances by international daredevils from over the globe.  High above the center ring, Viktoriya and Widny, the Hairdaring Duo, execute an unbelievable extreme hair hang an amazing 35 ft in the air. The Kung Fu Kings combine mixed martial arts with mind-boggling strength to accomplish feats that include twisting solid metal poles around their bodies and dive through hoops of razor-sharp sabers, blindfolded! The Barons of Balance, have the world’s fastest feet reveal amazing agility as they leap from one thumb-thin low-wire to another. The famous Urias Family rides customized 100 cc motorcycles at speeds up to 60 mph in a steel globe that is only 16 ft. wide. And flying high and flipping furiously are The Salsations who take vaulting, aerial gymnastics, and sizzling dance moves to scorching new extremes.

At ZING ZANG ZOOM, Gold Edition audience members get up close and personal with the majestic animals of Ringling Bros. Hans Klose and his 10 high-energy dogs display their animal athleticism with a fun and whimsical twist. The talented pups high jump, hurdle, dive from 16 feet up in the air, back flip and even walk on their hind legs. A pride of golden lionesses and one rare white lion, perform a fascinating routine that demonstrate the amazing relationship between a human and his cats. Mayya and Andriy Panfilov amaze audiences as their troupe of performing cats scale a kitty low wire, balance on top of balls, jump through hula hoops, and walk across parallel bars only using their front paws. Most impressive of all, watch trainer Ramon Esqueda and our treasured Asian elephants groove just a few feet away from your seat. 

With abundant thrills comes loads of fun, when the Ringling Bros. clowns bring comical and musical hilarity to Children Of All Ages. The Clowning Caveagna Family creates instrumental mayhem with interactive silliness and antics. Who knew clowns could be so musical and funny all at once!

The action at ZING ZANG ZOOM, Gold Edition begins an hour before show time at the All Access Pre-show – FREE to all ticket holders. Get to know the world’s greatest performers and exotic animals in person before the show. The All Access Pre-show is the only place where you can register for a chance to win a masterpiece created by one of Ringling Bros. artistic Asian elephants.

One Ring. A Thousand Memorable Moments. Don’t miss this opportunity to get closer than ever to The Greatest Show On Earth®! Get your tickets today!

Performance Schedule at State Farm Arena:

Wednesday, May 18        7:30pm

Thursday, May 19           7:30pm

Friday, May 20               7:30pm

Saturday, May 21           3:30pm & 7:30pm

Sunday, May 22             1:30pm & 5:30pm

For more information, visit www.Ringling.com