Chicago Boyz to perform acrobatic routines at William Woods

chicago-boyz-acrobatic-team-americas-got-talent1-e1378086451614Chicago Boyz, who were America’s Got Talent Season 8 semifinalists, will dazzle the audience with their acrobatic routine at William Woods University this week. Their performance, scheduled for 6 p.m. Nov. 4 in Cutlip Auditorium, is free and open to the public.

A-11a-534x600The professional gymnastics troupe consists of talented young men and boys from Chicago’s inner city. Their performance includes amazing acrobatic stunts and tricks inside twirling jump ropes, catapulting off mini trampolines and thundering tumbling routines with impeccable timing.

Professional gymnast Tim Shaw founded the team in 1999. Inner city youth are taught discipline,respect, hard work, integrity and teamwork. Members must maintain a “C” average in school and are not allowed to drop out of school or have contact with gangs, drugs, alcohol or tobacco.

flyingThrough Shaw’s positive impact, many children have become professional, polished gymnasts and turned their lives around in the process.

This is the second program in this year’s President’s Concert and Lecture Series, and it promises to be both entertaining and inspiring.

WWU’s President’s Concert and Lecture Series brings speakers and top entertainment to campus for the enjoyment of students and the community. For more information, contact Brenda Foster at