Norfolk and Norwich Festival: A Simple Space | Gravity & Other Myths

15th - 26th May 2019

The Adnams Spiegeltent

About The Event

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.

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.

‘A total triumph’ The Guardian – 

‘Stripped back and raw… an awe-inspiring display of strength, skill and creativity’ The Adelaide Advertiser

* Please note that some shows are now sold out.

Time & Location

15th - 26th May 2019 

The Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens, Norwich NR2 1R


£20 - 24

Available here

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