Ten acrobats from award-winning contemporary circus ensemble Circa take us on a stirring journey of what it means to be human and of how our bodies, our connections and our aspirations all form part of who we are.
Exploring the physical limits of their bodies as they are pushed to the extreme they question how much we can take as humans. How much weight can we carry? Who can we trust to support our load? They lead us to reflect on our lives, our loved ones, the burdens we carry and the physical and emotional strength it takes to overcome them.
Created by Yaron Lifschitz, the stage is stripped bare as the vulnerability of a team of highly skilled acrobats is exposed. With incredible strength and integrity they connect each moment seamlessly with the next in a thrilling and heart-stopping performance. Glimpse their humanity as they find redemptive power in strength and celebrate what it means to be fiercely human.
★★★★★ “Stunning athleticism and heart-stopping acrobatics in this innovative circus work of the highest calibre.” ArtsHub
“The five-star favourite ... a clear demonstration of aristry of circus.” The Guardian
Created by Yaron Lifschitz and the Circa Ensemble
Performed by Caroline Baillon, Marty Evans, Scott Grove, Keaton Hentoff-Killian, Bridie Hooper, Todd Kilby, Nathan Knowles, Cecilia Martin, Daniel O’Brien and Kimberley O’Brien
Director Yaron Lifschitz
Technical Director Jason Organ
Costume Design Libby McDonnell
Humans is commissioned by scène nationale – Pays de Montbéliard
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