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Award-winning contemporary circus ensemble Circa takes 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.
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.
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. Glimpse their humanity as they find redemptive power in strength and celebrate what it means to be fiercely human.
Circa might just be the most in-demand Australian arts company in the world right now. The company’s reputation for fearless, boundary-pushing new circus is borne out in every one of their shows, which combine physical virtuosity with an expressive humanism.
★★★★★ “This might well be the company’s best work yet.” The Stage
★★★★★ “Stunning athleticism and heart-stopping acrobatics in this innovative circus work of the highest calibre.” ArtsHub
Created by Yaron Lifschitz and the Circa Ensemble
Director Yaron Lifschitz
Technical Director Jason Organ
Costume Design Libby McDonnell
Featuring music by Lajkó Félix
Circa acknowledges the assistance of the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body and the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland.
Circa respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands, waters and seas on which we work and live paying respects to Elders past, present and future.
Connecting safely at QPAC
QPAC is currently operating at 100% capacityi under a COVID Safe Plan approved by Queensland Health. As social distancing is not always possible in our theatres and foyers, masks are strongly recommended for all patrons in our foyers and theatres. Please bring your own mask with you. For contact tracing purposes we are using the Check In Qld app and encourage all patrons to download the app and fill out their details prior to attending performances at QPAC. Find out more.
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Humans is funded through the Queensland Government’s $22.5 million two-year Arts and Cultural Recovery Package.
Humans is commissioned by MA scène nationale – Pays de Montbéliard
Presented by QPAC
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