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Circa’s Peep Show – Underbelly Festival, London

Director: Yaron Lifschitz Reviewer: Sophia Moss A human pyramid stands before us. Three men in sparkly, colourful shorts stand at the bottom, three women balances on their shoulders and a fourth (Rowan Heydon-White), who we still believe to be an unwitting member of the audience, stands at the top, her head almost level with the ceiling.  The audience shrieks as ...

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LATITUDE 2016: Circa – Landscape With Monsters

Circa's Landscape With Monsters

Creator: Yaron Lifschitz with the Circa Ensemble Director Yaron Lifschitz Venue: Theatre Tent Reviewer: Kris Hallett   The relationship between man, nature and industry and is at the heart of Circa 's Landscape With Monsters, making its UK debut at this year's Latitude. Taking inspiration from an industrial town called Taking inspiration from an industrial town called Wollongon, a place ...

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What Will Have Been – Norfolk And Norwich Festival

Created by:Yaron Lifschitzwith theCirca Ensemble Director:Yaron Lifschitz Reviewer: Glen Pearce   While some circus groups such as Cirque du Soleil strive constantly for the next big special effect to make their shows more spectacular, Yaron Lifschitz and his Circa ensemble have returned to the basics with their latest work, What Will Have Been. Performed in the round and on a ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Circa’s Yaron Lifschitz

Australian circus company Circa are becoming firm favourites on the UK touring scene. Previous shows such as Beyond, Opus and How Like An Angel have thrilled audiences across the country. In May, the company have five different productions touring the UK and return to long time partners the Norfolk And Norwich Festival to premiere a new work. Circa’s Artistic Director ...

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Circa: Opus – The Lowry, Salford

Director: Yaron Lifschitz Musical Direction: Debussy String Quartet Reviewer: Peter Jacobs   Australian company Circa have been at the forefront of new circus since 2004. Their show Opus is a masterful presentation of highly-skilful and innovative acrobatic circus and gymnastics. There is some aerial work in the form of a lone trapeze, aerial silks and straps and some hooping, but ...

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Circa Wunderkammer – Curve Leicester

Artistic Director:Yaron Lifschitz Reviewer: Phil Lowe Historically a Wunderkammer was a piece of German furniture that also seems to have many other names but one purpose: to fascinate. It was also known as a Cabinet of Curiosities, Kunstkabinett, Kunstkammer, Cabinets of Wonder, or Wonder room. Friends and family would come round and be amazed at all the crazy collections of ...

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Circa: Beyond – London Wonderground, London

Artistic Director: Yaron Lifschitz Reviewer: Deborah Klayman [rating:4] Within the London Wonderground a delightful mix of circus and cabaret is waiting to be discovered. Produced by the company that gave us Wunderkammer and How Like An Angel, Beyond is a brand new show that draws on some of the best elements of both: intertwining skillful aerial performances with contemporary clowning ...

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Circa – Latitude Festival, Henham Park

Director: Yaron Lifschitz Performers: Valerie Doucet, Casey Douglas, Freyja Edney, Darcy Grant, Scott Grove, Emma McGovern, Lewis West Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating:5] Circa’s self-titled show should come with a health warning. The feats that these seven Brisbane based artists perform induce a feeling of pain just watching. One can’t help think that the human body shouldn’t be able to endure ...

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