A thrilling new creation that infuses world-class contemporary circus with the nostalgia of bygone eras, Circa will premiere their new work Peepshow at NORPA – Lismore City Hall from 22 March 2018, before heading to Geelong, Darwin and Europe.
“It’s wonderful to have Circa back at NORPA and a great opportunity for our audiences to experience the new work by this world class company ahead of the rest of the planet!” said NORPA Artistic Director Julian Louis. “If you haven’t seen Circa, expect to experience circus like you never have before – a breathtakingly powerful blend of human emotion and incredible feats of skill.”
Created by circus visionary Yaron Lifschitz, alongside director Libby McDonnell and the Circa Ensemble, Peepshow is described as a seductive dance through the hall of mirrors that is the imagination, lurching from the thrillingly acrobatic to the comically playful. Expect teetering towers of balanced bodies, extreme bending and devilishly precarious aerials.
“Peepshow is about looking and about being seen,” says Lifschitz. “It’s playful, it’s funny, it’s a bit surreal, it’s a bit sexy – I hope that Peepshow is one of those shows which is able to transform people’s expectations, bringing us new sensibilities with unexpected pleasures, and bridges the world between art and entertainment.”
Seen by over one million people in 39 countries, Circa is at the forefront of contemporary circus, globally pioneering how extreme physicality can create powerful and moving performances. Peepshow follows the Company’s hugely successful Beyond and Wunderkammer as a post-cabaret circus art performance.
Lismore City Hall, 1 Bounty Street, Lismore
Performances: 22 – 24 March 2018
Geelong Performing Arts Centre, 50 Little Malop Street, Geelong
Performances: 11 – 14 April 2018
Darwin Entertainment Centre, Mitchell Street, Darwin
Performances: 11 – 19 May 2018
For more information, visit: www.circa.org.au for details.
Image: Peepshow by Circa – photo by Dylan Evans