A Simple Space
Gravity & Other Myths (Australia)
Oct 13 – 24, 2015
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Simultaneously raw, frantic, and delicate, seven skilled acrobats thumb their noses at the rules of gravity. In this dizzying collection of works in new circus, you become intimate with the stripped back stage where physical limits are pushed to the brink and the usual guards are broken down, exposing the reality of failure and weakness. Evoking real and visceral responses in audiences, A Simple Space is a truly unique experience not to be missed.
The draw: “Turns the circus genre completely on its head” — The Heckler
A total triumph” – The Guardian
★★★★★” – Edinburgh Guide
Be prepared to have your breath taken away” – Three Weeks
You will laugh and you will gasp, and you will probably spend some time with your hands over your mouth in awe. Go and see this show”
– Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
These amiable Aussie chums will stop your heart and leave you speechless” – Fest Magazine (UK)
Stripped back and raw…an awe inspiring display of strength, skilled creativity” – The Adelaide Advertiser
Just got home from the opening night of A Simple Space, and seriously, wow. I’m racking my brain to figure if I’ve ever seen a physical performance I enjoyed more. It was edgy and funny, and dangerous and so energized. I actually don’t know if I’ve ever had more fun in or out of a theatre.” – Jillian Christmas, Facebook
In A Simple Space, the Australian acrobatic company Gravity & Other Myths presents an hourlong program that will leave you wrung out—and very happy… Kids will love this show. So will you.” – Colin Thomas, The Georgia Straight
Had the pleasure of enjoying the scintillating acrobatic party, A Simple Space, at The Cultch last night with Seb Chamney. Coolest show I have scene in a while – innovative, fun and visually stunning accompanied by energizing live percussion.” – Jason Chamney, Facebook
Just came back from the The Cultch and A Simple Space. What a joyful ode to play! The whole show was like watching seven acrobats playing a game…and the kids loved it!” – David Jordan, Facebook
…Forget Cirque! … I dare you not to shed a few tears of ABSOLUTE JOY as you watch” – Mark Robins, Vancouver Presents
YVR: #ASimpleSpace @TheCultch’s #YorkTheatre is must-see joyful, energetic athleticism. Do yourself a favour & go!” – Kathleen B, @KathleenBee751
A SPECTACULAR show. . anyone who has an hour should go see this at the York Theatre!! You will laugh & ooooo & clap spontaneously!” – Mary Vickars, Facebook
Venue: York Theatre – 639 Commercial Drive
Show dates and times:
Oct 13, 7 PM: Opening
Oct 14 – 16, 20 – 24: 7 PM
Oct 17, 18, 24: 2 PM
Post-show talkbacks: Oct 14, 17 & 20
Running time: 60 minutes, no intermission
Musician: Elliot Zoerner
Triton Tunis-Mitchell (not touring)