Magic Circle Mime Co.


Magic Circle Mime Company is regarded as one of today’s premier family attractions. Its highly acclaimed performances, which unite the concert orchestra with visual theater, are consistently praised for imaginative and innovative content.

Magic Circle Mime Company performs with nearly every major orchestra in North America and has performed on numerous occasions with the symphony orchestras of Atlanta, Detroit, Chicago, Montreal, Saint Louis, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver and Winnipeg; the Cleveland Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra and Philadelphia Orchestra; and on more than a dozen occasions at The Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts with the National Symphony Orchestra. 2016 marked the fifth appearance at the National Arts Centre of Canada.

Magic Circle Mime Company also has a growing reputation outside North America. They have performed with orchestras in Australia, China, Colombia (SA), Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain and Taiwan. International festival appearances include the International Children’s Festivals of Beijing, Shanghai and Taiwan. In 2018 they performed for the first time in Denmark with both the Aalborg Symfoniorkester and Aarhus Symfoniorkester.

Magic Circle Mime Company is the creative partnership of Maggie Petersen and Douglas MacIntyre. Both artists have backgrounds in theater and instrumental music, and have utilized that training to create their highly regarded programs. The newest production, “Orchestra from Planet X,” explores the many influences that helped create the music of the New World.