Seven acrobats push their physical limits without reserve; this performance is simultaneously raw, frantic and delicate. Supported by driving live percussion and presented so intimately that you can feel the heat, hear every breath, and be immersed in every moment.
“Cirque du Soleil with a fistful of grit”
– UK Express
A Simple Space evokes real responses in audiences, something visceral rather than cerebral. Instead of fine-tuning the performance with makeup, lighting and contrived theatrical overlay, the cast have deliberately gone the opposite way. The audience is brought in close to surround the stripped back stage. In that space the acrobats are pushed to the physical limit, breaking down their usual guards and introducing the reality of failure and weakness. With nothing left to hide behind personal narratives come through naturally. This honesty is the essence behind A Simple Space.
“Stripped back and raw… an awe-inspiring display of strength, skill and creativity.”
– The Advertiser
“A total triumph”
– The Guardian
This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.
Running Time: 60 mins
Minimum stage size: 4 m wide x 6.5 m deep with 6 m overhead cleareance.
(Audience wraps around front and sides)
Complete description, touring budget, and technical specifications supplied on request.