Image: Aaron Walker

By a Thread

One Fell Swoop Circus

Long spools of white rope run through pulley sheaves and wrap around bodies, explicitly connecting the artists’ movements above and off the ground. Like the booms and sheets of a sailing ship the performers are hoisted and swung by one another to create striking tableaux and breath-taking dynamics. The actions of one acrobat affect and implicate the movements of others in a precise negotiation of cause and effect.

By a Thread offers rich visuals of inventive aerial acrobatics from some of Australia’s best emerging circus artists. With intense training in a breadth of contemporary circus disciplines, the performers have pooled their knowledge and skills, and then exploded the traditional boundaries of these disciplines to create a show where classic techniques are used in expansive ways.

“An intricate and mesmerising piece of art” ArtsHub

“A group of exceptional humans pushing the limits of their art” The West Australian

For school bookings contact the Box Office (03) 5018 8330 from 10am to 5pm daily.

More info on One Fell Swoop Circus

Thursday 21 March
Location: Mildura Arts Centre
Time: 1pm and 7.30pm
Duration: 50 minutes
Tickets: Full $40 I Concession $38 I 25 and under $22
Mildura Rural City Council and Mildura Arts Centre

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