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‘Masked Marvels’ to wow audiences at Huntington University

HUNTINGTON, Ind.- See the eye-popping performance of Michael Cooper's Masked Marvels and Wondertales at 7:30 p.m. March 1 in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts at Huntington University.

Michael Cooper is a visual artist and virtuoso mime whose exquisite performances have dazzled audiences for nearly 30 years. His one-man extravaganza combines his breathtaking handcrafted masks, original stories of courage and wonder, outlandish stilt dancing and a physical repertoire that ranges from the madcap to the sublime. The result is a "moving sculpture." And whether he's high kicking on giant legs, animating one of his magical creations or quite literally "leaning on air," the unending enthusiasm of this masked marvel captivates both young and old.

Tickets are $9 for general admission; $7 for seniors and students; $3 for HU students; $6 for HU faculty and staff; and children 6 and younger are free with purchase of adult ticket. For tickets, call the MCA Box Office at 260-359-4261.

The MCA Box Office is open from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and before all performances.