Tag Archives: Circus

Race Horse Company - Super Sunday - Photo by Petter Hellman

Race Horse Company: Super Sunday

April 19th, 2016 by

Race Horse Company opens CircusFest 2016 with Super Sunday, a show that is ridiculous and playful while remaining touching in its reverence to circus history. This young Finnish company was founded in 2008 on the premise of creating ‘a completely new kind of contemporary circus’ and they achieve this, somehow, by going back to its […]

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La Meute

La Meute: La Meute

August 21st, 2015 by

The company of La Meute (French for The Wolfpack) parade on stage in towels wrapped around themselves folded as rather thick underwear. At first, it appeared to be an opening gag, but soon it became clear that these six daredevil acrobats were going to keep these padded undies around for the whole hour. La Meute […]

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Circumference - Shelter Me - Photo by Richard Davenport

Circumference: Shelter Me

June 10th, 2015 by

This atmospheric debut performance from contemporary circus company Circumference tantalisingly seeks to merge theatrical content with spectacular circus, questioning how we interact in a world of increasing ‘social networks’. Shelter Me emerges out of a significant gestation period, with early versions of the work tested during Theatre Delicatessen’s SPACED Festival (at 35 Marylebone Gardens) and […]

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Ockham’s Razor, Not Until We Are Lost

Ockham’s Razor: the map is not the territory

February 14th, 2013 by

‘At the beginning we didn’t have a map, or even a destination’ say Ockham’s Razor in the programme notes for their latest full-length show Not Until We Are Lost, which opened the London International Mime Festival 2013 at the brand spanking new Platform Theatre in King’s Cross (a cavernous building that is home to the […]

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Zimmermann & de Perrot: Hans Was Heiri ¦ Photo: Mario del Curto

Zimmermann & de Perrot: Hans Was Heiri

January 23rd, 2013 by

We’re all in control of our lives. Right? We are entirely unique. Right? We know who we are and where we’re going. Right? Told using dance, aerial work, live DJ-ing and an incredible central set piece, Hans Was Heiri reminds us that we are tiny little specks on this giant earth, not always in control. […]

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