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The Rebellion: Modern Warfare

Rebel Arts Movement

Theater, Circus, Dance, Art for Young Audiences (Kids Fringe)


A circus performance highlighting the dangerous social issues that are impacting the Black community. As we continue to strive for the progression of Black people, how can we acknowledge and converse about the existing barriers within? The Rebellion is designed to encourage viewers to question and push against the dominance of these issues such as (Superwoman Syndrome - Hyper-independence & extra labor amongst Black Women , Gender Wars - Destructive debates about gender roles, Men Don't Cry - how we encourage men to suppress emotions leading to mental health, and more!

Cannonball, produced by Almanac Dance Circus Theatre, is the first and largest independent festival hub of the Philadelphia Fringe that presents risk-taking independent artists in back-to-back performances next to delicious lounge spaces, fostering creative collisions and community conversation.

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Run Time: 60 mins
Ticket Price: FREE
Venue: Liberty Lands Rebel Arts Movement

Dates: September 23, 2023

September 23, 2023 5.30pm

This performance has been moved indoors to Rebel Arts Movement, located at 3400 J St G26, Philadelphia, PA 19134.

913 N 3rd St

General Admission: FREE

PWYC Options

September 23, 2023 5.30pm

4400 J St G26

General Admission: FREE

PWYC Options

About the Artist

Rebel Arts Movement was founded in 2020 on the idea of providing accessibility to specialized movement including acrobatics, tumbling, and aerial arts. We are circus arts collective made up of Black dance artists and entertainers. Based in the Kensington area of Philadelphia, we strive make circus more accessibile to future performers and audiences. Our youth programs provide a space for the couch flipping kids and groom them into artists. Our performing company provides storytelling through the use of circus arts, touching on the issues that impacts the Black community. We value community, diversity, accessibility, and integrity. 

Accessibility & Content Considerations

Contact the Fringe Festival Box Office for up to date accessibility information.

This event is appropriate for ages 13+

Adult Language

Liberty Lands is a fully-outdoor venue dedicated to family friendly performances as part of Cannonball. Liberty Lands is accessed via grass and uneven terrain, and may be inaccessible or challenging for mobility devices.

Covid-19 Safety policy

This event does not require proof of vaccination to attend or masks to be worn


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